Gay Peart Murphy is a graduate of the Physiotherapy School of Trinity College Dublin and is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).
After qualifying, she worked for three years in St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Then she travelled to Canada, and worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in the General Hospital, Calgary, Alberta.
On her return to Ireland, Gay worked in the sports arena treating rugby injuries and travelled as team physiotherapist with the Irish underage swimmers to junior competitions across Europe.
In 1992, Gay began work in the Orthopaedic Hospital in Croom, Co Limerick as the Senior Physiotherapist, where she remained for seven years. In 1999, she decided to put all her experience into her own clinic and opened “Adare Physiotherapy Clinic”. The Clinic has served the area successfully since then.
In order to keep the clinic up to date with new methods of treatment Gay has successfully completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Therapies in the University of Limerick. She has also completed courses in Manual Handling and Computer Postural Assessments. Gay likes to attend lectures and courses to keep a fresh view of treatments available to patients.
Gay has been elected as President of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, she started her four year role in November 2018. She was previously the Chairperson of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (CPPP) which supports fellow members working in their own clinics, with business and educational resources.