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Meet Our Physio's

All the physiotherapists at Physio Solutions are experts in treating injury and pain. Each Physiotherapist has earned a university degree in Physiotherapy and are registered Chartered Physiotherapists. They have done extensive postgraduate training in many different areas. They are passionate about their work and enjoy what they do so you can be guaranteed the highest standard of care in our comfortable and convenient facilities in the heart of Gorey.

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Our Team

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Adrian Copeland
Chartered Physiotherapist

Adrian is a Chartered Physiotherapist and clinic owner at Physio Solutions. He graduated from UCD in 2004 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Following this he started his career in the Mater hospital in Dublin working with a variety of different medical and physical conditions. 

Following this he decided to travel to Perth, Western Australia to further improve his skills in the area of ‘hands on’ Manual Therapy and completed a post-graduate certificate in Orthopaedic Manual therapy from Curtain University. He gained further private practice experience before opening up Physio Solutions in Gorey in 2008. His two main areas of interest are in manual therapy and exercise as medicine. He enjoys seeing a diverse range of clients and gets particular satisfaction treating those with longstanding or chronic pain. He strives to ensure a lasting relief from pain and dysfunction for his clients. He has trained extensively in the area of exercise prescription and he uses many different approaches depending on his client’s needs. From postural control, and stability exercises to ensure efficient pain free movement; or resistance training to improve exercise capacity, performance or strengthen a particular injured structure.

In recognition of the importance of rehabilitative exercise he developed the rehab gym at Physio Solutions to have the facilities available to provide the best standard of care. He has served as head physiotherapist to both the Wexford senior Football and Hurling teams and he currently looks after the Naomh Eanna GAA teams. He has also trained in the areas of Dry Needling, Orthotic prescription, Injection therapy and Vestibular rehabilitation.

In his spare time Adrian enjoys keeping fit. He claims he was a half decent rugby player but now he happily looks after the Gorey under 10’s. He is a keen golfer and he also coaches kid’s golf in Courtown golf club. He enjoys gardening and beekeeping and he currently has 6 hives of bees. He is also an avid kitesurfer and has travelled all around the world to do this. He has three kids Dylan, Jessica and Roxie. 

Enda Mullan
Chartered Physiotherapist

Enda graduated with a BSc Honours of Physiotherapy from University of Ulster 2010. Following this he worked in the NHS in Belfast where he gained varied experience in the acute hospital setting. He then travelled to New Zealand where he furthered his career by specialising in his area of interest – Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy. He worked for a private company in Auckland where his patients required input for musculoskeletal problems, post op rehab, return to work strengthening programmes as well as patients with chronic pain and long-term injuries.

He next moved to London where he worked for the NHS in a community setting and then with a private health care provider again working in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He then returned back to Belfast where he specialised in Trauma and Orthopaedics and he worked in a Regional Elective Orthopaedic Hospital as well as Musculoskeletal Outpatients.

In 2019, he became an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist for the NHS specialising in Trauma and Orthopaedics where he provided rehab for complex fracture patients.

Alongside his full-time experience, Enda has worked part-time in private hospitals and practices gaining extended experience and has worked with sports teams/athletes predominantly in Gaelic Football, Hurling, Rugby and Soccer. He previously played Gaelic Football for his Club in Derry but now recognises his best years are behind him!

He has recently moved to Wexford to build a house with his wife and hopes to establish himself at Physio Solutions and develop the practice further using his varied experience from different settings.

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Nicole Hammel
Chartered Physiotherapist

Nicole is a Chartered Physiotherapist. She graduated from the University of Brighton with a First-Class BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Whilst in the UK, Nicole gained experience in the NHS in areas such as Intensive Care, Acute Neurology (Stroke) and Musculoskeletal Injuries. She then placed an additional internship with Brighton and Hove Albion FC where she diagnosed, treated and rehabbed underage and professional athletes in a Premier League set up.

Nicole then went on to Switzerland to enhance her manual therapy skills with an International team of Physiotherapists and work with Skiers and Snowboarders. Nicole started working here in Physio Solutions in May 2019. She was also the lead Physiotherapist for the Wexford Senior Football Team for the 2019/2020 season. She took a season out to work at sea and travel the world during Covid-19 restrictions before returning to Wexford.

Nicole has completed her training with the Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute and teaches Pilates here in Physio Solutions. She has also completed additional training in Dry Needling, Ergonomics, Pitch Side Trauma and First Aid.

Nicole enjoys travelling, the outdoors, reading and keeping fit.

Rozie Syme
Chartered Physiotherapist

Rozie graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2006 with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy. She started her career in the NHS while working in the evenings for Wasps Ladies rugby team. From here Rozie moved to Six Physio, a private practice in London where she worked as a clinical pilates physiotherapist, using equipment such as the reformer and cadillac to build muscle strength, control and stability through correct movement patterns.

A move back to Ireland saw Rozie working with multiple sclerosis patients in the community helping them with stretches, exercises and self management.

Rozie returned to the UK and gained her Acupuncture accreditation in 2010. She spent the next 7 years expanding her knowledge and experience working as a senior physio for the military. During this time, she worked in an outpatient setting treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions both acute and chronic.

In 2017 she returned to Ireland where she had two children, taking some time out to look after them at home. Once they were both attending pre-school Rozie was delighted to be able to join Physio Solutions in 2021 on a part-time basis.

In her early years Rozie was an enthusiastic gymnast, but her main passion was horse riding. She played hockey at school and rugby at University before taking up squash at a later stage.

Now Rozie mainly gets her exercise from running around after her children or alongside their little pony.

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Announcement

We are back open for face to face consultations in line with HSE Recommendations.

For your safety you will be required to wear a mask for the duration of your treatment.

We will be following all recommendations regarding sterilisation of equipment and hand washing.