Eamon O’REILLY

Clinic Lead & Performance PHYSIOTHERAPIST 

(Msc. in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, MISCP, CSCS)

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There is nothing more satisfying than seeing an athlete achieve their goals following an injury

Eamon founded SPARC Ireland in 2016 to share his passion for athlete rehabilitation and physiotherapy. His vision is to create a positive learning environment and culture where athletes grow, improve and benefit long after their injury. 

Eamon worked in the Sports Surgery clinic for 5 years prior to founding SPARC. He was clinical lead for Hip/Groin, dealing with a range of complex chronic athletic injuries around the hip including recurrent hamstring issues, lower back, abdominal and hip/groin issues. He enjoys treating all musculoskeletal injuries. 

Eamon graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2007 with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy and completed his taught masters – Msc. in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Manual Therapy) at Sheffield Hallam University in 2014.

He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (C.S.C.S) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Eamon has a keen interest in performance rehabilitation and has worked with various teams at an elite level. He is currently lead physiotherapist with the Dublin Senior & U21’s hurling teams and has worked with the senior team since 2011. He is the current lead physiotherapist with the Irish International Rules team.

He has a love of all sports and has represented Cavan GAA at all levels in Gaelic football. 

Eamon has a special interest in lower limb biomechanics, chronic groin and hamstring injury, kicking injuries and long term athlete development. 

His current research undertakings include utilising 3D motion capture to examine lower limb biomechanics & investigating return to play tests post hamstring injury, and hamstring rehabilitation.