We welcome our new ambassador Maeve Whelan: physiotherapist and founder of Milltown Physiotherapy in Dublin (Ireland). Soon we will publish a blog written from her ‘expert’s view’ on the pelvic floor. Learn more about Maeve below.
Maeve qualified in 1986 from Trinity College Dublin. She worked for 3 years before setting up in private practice Milltown Physiotherapy in 1993. Meave has a post graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and a Masters of Science. Maeve works with Men’s and Women’s Health treating bladder and bowel conditions, pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction.
She was awarded the title Specialist Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2008. She won the prize again in 2013 in the area of Women’s Health & Continence. Her special interest is manual therapy of the pelvic floor. She presents at conferences and teaches post graduate Women’s Health physiotherapists, courses are run in Ireland and abroad.
Maeve is mother to two boys, is an enthusiastic golfer representing the club from time to time, loves skiing and keeps up those 5K runs for fitness.
Maeve developed the ‘Flop and Drop’ technique for the pelvic floor. You learn more about it in the video below: