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Lorraine Carroll is a highly experienced physiotherapist with a comprehensive approach to patient care. She combines various manual therapy techniques with exercise prescriptions, medical acupuncture, dry needling, and pain neuroscience education to achieve excellent clinical results.

Her areas of special interest include temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), neck pain and headaches, including tension-type headaches and migraine. 

Lorraine's qualifications include a Physiotherapy degree from the University College Dublin (UCD) in 1999 and a Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, Australia, in 2001. She also holds certifications in Medical Acupuncture and is a Certified Stott Pilates instructor.

She has played a significant role in the education and accreditation of physiotherapy programs, including the establishment of the UCD Masters in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy and teaching various courses related to musculoskeletal medicine and acupuncture.


Lorraine has extensive experience working with complex sporting injuries, including her role as the lead physiotherapist with the Riverdance troupe in the USA, the Irish swimming team, and the Leinster rugby medical team.

With over 20 years of experience, Lorraine has a strong reputation for clinical excellence in the private physiotherapy sector in Dublin, Ireland. She and her family relocated to the Sunshine Coast in January 2022, where she continues to contribute her skills and experience to the local community's health and well-being.

In her free time, Lorraine enjoys activities such as running, swimming, Pilates, Yoga, and healthy cooking, as well as spending quality time with her family.

Lorraine Carroll Physio

MPhty (Manips), BPhysio, CMA
Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Provider Number: 6261532J  

Simon Coghlan is a highly experienced physiotherapy clinician, educator, and clinic owner with a diverse background in the field. With over two decades of experience, he has worked in various settings, including private sports physiotherapy clinics, professional rugby and cricket teams, public and private hospitals, and universities. 

His areas of special interest include temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), shoulder pain, and pain related to spine conditions.

Simon's educational journey includes earning a Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in 2000. He furthered his studies by completing an MSc in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University College Dublin, Ireland, in 2008, demonstrating his commitment to advancing his knowledge and skills in the field.

In 2009, Simon pursued additional training and achieved the British Medical Acupuncture Society's Diploma in Medical Acupuncture & Dry Needling. He also plays a significant role as an accredited member and chair of the society's Competence, Accreditation, and Examining Board.

Simon's dedication to holistic patient care led him to become a Certified Health Coach in 2018. This additional certification equips him with a broader understanding of the impact of lifestyle factors, including diet, exercise, and sleep, on physical health, mental health, and pain management, enhancing his ability to provide comprehensive care to his patients.

In 2021, Simon further expanded his expertise by completing the Yale School of Management's Certificate in Healthcare Management. This accomplishment reflects his commitment to developing his management and leadership skills, particularly in the context of a private physiotherapy setting.

With his extensive experience, diverse skill set, and commitment to ongoing education, Simon is well-equipped to provide high-quality care to his patients and contribute significantly to the field of physiotherapy.

Simon Coghlan Physio

MSc, BSc Physio, DipMedAc
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Provider Number: 6146944L

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