Physiotherapy at Lakeshore Medical Centre

Mary Coen – MSc(SEP)BSc Physio
Chartered Physiotherapist – CORU Registered PT030086

I qualified from Kings College London in 1994 and worked in both the public (NHS) and private systems in London until 2001 when I returned to Ireland to work in Cork University Hospital. I set up the Extended Scope Physiotherapist role in Accident & Emergency managing minor injuries. I was also the liaison physiotherapist for the Headache clinic treating tension and cervicogenic headaches until 2005.

I have also been involved in research on Chronic Whiplash Disorder and presented at the World Congress of Physiotherapy in 2003. I gained an MSc in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy in NUIG in 2007.

Loughrea Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic was established in 2005 and has been in Lakeshore Medical Centre since June 2020.

My area of special interest is Women’s Health and Continence. I have done advanced training in the area, particularly in the management of prolapse in post-partum women and incorporate pessary fitting in treatment where appropriate. I also treat Overactive bladder, Incontinence, Dyspareunia/Vaginismus and Chronic Pelvic Pain. Additionally I have done training in the management of Bowel Dysfunction in adults and children, especially Constipation and Dysfunctional Defecation.

I am currently undertaking a Diploma in Women’s Health (RCPI).

I treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and sports related presentations including:

Lower Limb Rehabilitation
– ACL, ankle stabilisation, meniscal (cartilage) repairs, hip or knee replacement, Achilles rupture.

Shoulder and Upper Limb
– shoulder replacement, rotator cuff repair, stabilisation for recurrent dislocation, discectomy.

Back and Neck Pain
– including sciatica and headaches.

Post Operative Rehabilitation
– fracture and tendon repairs.

Osteoporosis and Bone Health


I accept cash, cheque or card payments.
Initial Consultation Musculoskeletal / Treatment Fee (45 minutes): €60
Women’s / Men’s Health Assessment / Treatment (60 minutes): €100
– cost of pessary if required is extra depending on the type.

Please text or phone me on 087 0550144 to arrange your physiotherapy appointment. You can also email me: