Emer Lafferty – Chartered Physiotherapist

Emer Lafferty - Physiotherapist

Qualifications & Education
Emer graduated with an honours degree in physiotherapy from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. While completing her degree, Emer participated in the RCSI Research Summer School. During which time, she worked alongside expert physiotherapists in the Gait Laboratory of the Central Remedial Clinic in Clontarf. Emer presented the results of the study at the ICHAMS conference and the RCSI annual research day. The study was later published in the Gait and Posture journal – Daly C, Lafferty E, Joyce M, Malone A (2019) “Determining the most effective gluteal muscle activation exercise in children with cerebral palsy using surface electromyography”. Emer also has a BSc honours degree in biomedical science from Maynooth University.

Currently, a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and CORU registered.

Since qualifying Emer has worked with her local GAA club and in private practice. To further advance her knowledge and skills Emer has completed the following CPD training,

  • Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) in accordance with the American Heart Association
  • SAFE2 IRFU Qualification – dealing with acute sports injury and concussion management.

Personal Interests
Emer is an avid sports fan, particularly GAA and soccer. She has played ladies Gaelic football for both RCSI and Maynooth University at collegiate level, winning the Moynihan and the Giles cups respectively. Emer also has a keen interest in Strength & Conditioning. She enjoys attending the GYM and is also an associate member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association.