Why Corrib Physiotherapy
We are experienced in assessing and rehabilitating pain and injury. Skills manual therapy etc. We provide patients with their own exercise programme, printed with pictures & with an exercise diary. This increases compliance and maximises progress. We are committed to continued professional development and have attended post graduate courses. For example, orthopedic musculoskeletal medicine, first aid, manual therapy and acupuncture.
James Diskin, MISCP, CSCS, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
James is from Castlebar, Co. Mayo. James graduated as a physiotherapist from Manchester Metropolitan University. Upon graduating, James worked at Tameside General Hospital, Manchester in trauma orthopaedics. Managing a 44-bed ward with patients who had had a fall or been in accidents was fast paced and interesting. Injuries such as broken legs, broken hips, were normal.
James was recruited by Londons’ most respected private hospitals – The King Edward VII Hospital. Here, James worked in out-patients and in-patient departments across specialities such as orthopedics, surgery and medical. He was fortunate to work with world leading surgeons and consultant physicians. He rehabilitated patients who had a joint replacement from pre-operatively through to their return to full activities. Like, Donna his annual rehabilitation numbers speak for themselves.
- 200 hip and knee replacement patients
- 30 patients after shoulder replacement
- 30 patients after rotator cuff repair
- 50 patients who had a fall at home & required rehabilitation
James has worked with sports teams including American football and Gaelic football. This includes fitness testing and movement screening through to assessment and rehabilitation of injury. James is a ‘Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist’. This is a worldwide respected qualification and compliments his interest in sport and exercise.
James has a keen interest in sport. He has played Gaelic football at senior level for his club Castlebar Mitchels & represented Mayo at hurling at minor level.