M.Sc (Sports Med). PG Dip (Sports Med). B.Sc. CORU PT 36307
Richard McDonald is a CORU registered physiotherapist and a certified Dry Needling Practitioner through the Institute of Dry Needling. He is qualified in standard and Advanced Dry Needling techniques and has over 13 years of experience.
He began his tutoring with the international company Club Physio on their dry needling courses in Ireland and abroad before running his own courses with Dry Needling Ireland from his own clinics in Dublin, Ireland.
Richard also holds a Masters in Sports Medicine from the University of South Wales and has worked with various sports teams over the years including Terenure College RFC 1st XV & school SCT, St. Mary’s College RFC U-20’s & senior 2nd XV , Ballyboden GAA, Templeogue Synge Street GAA, DIT GAA, and Kildare Senior Hurlers.
He is currently the Head Physio with Terenure College RFC 1st XV looking after their senior squad that play in the All Ireland League in the top Division 1A. He also covers the GAA teams in DIT and Terenure Athletic FC women’s 1st XI.