Daniel Quinn B.A., B.Sc., C.S.C.S., M.I.S.C.P
Daniel is a graduate of Trinity College, Ireland, where he received degrees in Physiotherapy and Physiology and was awarded a highly prestigious scholarship during his Physiotherapy education. Daniel specializes in musculoskeletal physiotherapy that includes injuries resulting from car accidents, sports, surgeries, and common aches such as muscle and joint pains.
Daniel creates individualized treatment plans tailored to each patients specific needs based on hands-on manual therapy techniques and exercises prescription to allow his patients to reach their goals as fast as possible. Depending on your injury requirements Daniel may also use dry needling, electrotherapy, taping and ergonomic or postural advice to aid in your rehabilitation.
Daniel has a belief in lifelong learning and using the latest developments to provide you the best rehabilitation program. He has a passion for providing patients with exercises that will ensure a lasting effect from your treatments. To do this he has achieved the designation Certified Strength and Condition Specialist and has previously had scientific research published in the areas of exercise and back pain.
He has undergone further learning in manual therapies such as Soft Tissue Release, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Pilates, Dry Needling and was awarded a distinction during postgraduate certificates in Clinical Exercise. Daniel has received a diploma from FIFA in Football Medicine.
In Daniel’s spare time he like to keep fit by taking part in sports such as soccer, cycling, running, swimming and weight training. Daniel was previously a competitive rugby player until University level, and has now switched his focus to triathlons.
Lauren Clark B.Sc, M.Sc
Lauren is from San Diego, California and made the moved to Dublin in 2014. She received a volleyball scholarship and attended Dominican University of California in San Francisco where she played volleyball and studied for 2 years before transferring to Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego where she graduated with an honours degree.
Prior to coming to Ireland she worked in 2 different Physiotherapy clinics and gained experience working with a range of musculoskeletal injuries. She then completed her Masters degree at University College Dublin and graduated with a first class honours. As part of her studies she completed research in the area of preventing running related injuries using small, high tech sensor technology.
While completing her Masters Degree she had the unique opportunity to work with the Irish Defence Forces and gained valuable experience treating high level military personnel. Lauren believes strongly in the power of manual therapy combined with exercise prescription, and uses the latest research to guide her practice. She prescribes exercise programs specific to the patients’ problem and loves to help people get back to what they love doing- pain free and as quickly and safely as possible. She believes in the power of exercise and uses it both as a treatment technique and as an injury prevention tool to help you avoid recurrence.
Depending on the patient’s problem, Lauren will use hands on techniques such as trigger point release, joint mobilisations or soft tissue therapy in order to reduce pain and increasemobility of the involved muscles and joints, in order to get you back moving!
Lauren has a passion for continuing professional development, attending lectures,conferences and workshops regularly. She has undergone further education in Pilates and dry needling, among other things. In her spare time, Lauren plays Volleyball for UCD in the Irish Premier League, and stays active by running, surfing and snowboarding.
Dalton Zenak-Sierra B.Sc., M.Sc., PT, M.I.S.C.P.
Dalton is from Littleton, Colorado and moved to Dublin in 2017 to pursue a Professional Masters degree in Physiotherapy at University College Dublin, where he graduated with honours. For his undergraduate degree, he received an academic and athletic scholarship to play lacrosse at the University of Tampa where he also graduated with honours. He also received his Personal Training qualification following his degree in Tampa, Florida.
In Dalton’s time as a student-athlete in Tampa he gained invaluable experience as a patient in multiple musculoskeletal clinics after enduring four knee injuries and undergoing three knee surgeries (3 anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions). These experiences have shaped Dalton to become an empathetic practitioner to all patient populations.
While completing his Masters degree he had the opportunity to work in a very busy physiotherapy clinic in Kells. Dalton gained experience treating multiple neck, back and shoulder conditions. He believes in the application of manual therapy and exercise prescription individualized for each patient. Dalton’s goal is to have each patient return to what they love and promotes the power of movement. To achieve this Dalton utilizes his background knowledge from Personal Training to tailor a structured exercise programme.
Dalton is continuously learning new techniques and will use treatment techniques such as soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisations and dry needling. He believes a combination of these modalities can be very effective in decreasing pain and increasing range of motion, depending on the condition.In his spare time, Dalton likes to stay in shape by weight training, hiking, and cycling. Dalton was previously a collegiate lacrosse player and he remains passionate for sports by continuing to play basketball and football.