Colm Walsh

Colm Walsh (Practice Manager), BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc, MISCP

Qualification and Education

Colm qualified with an Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Hertfordshire in 2004 following on from completing a Bachelor of Science Degree at NUIG in 2001. He is recognised as a clinical lead in Physiotherapy from an established professional career that commenced in Waterford Regional Hospital. Colm returned to West of Ireland in 2006 broadening his expertise while working in various clinical specialities at Merlin Park Hospital and University Hospital Galway. In 2015, he transferred to Galway’s HSE Community services where he continues to work as a Senior Physiotherapist. Colm follows ISCP and CORU regulations through his dedication to Continuous Professional Development, Evidence Based Practice and his current involvement of service development through Slaintecare Projects.


In 2012 Colm acquired East Galway Physiotherapy and has since established the Practice as a Centre of Excellence in East Galway. He expanded the services available with an increased Team of Chartered Physiotherapists and works closely with GPs, Consultants and Allied Health Professionals. In over 15 years of clinical experience Colm has covered a number of Galway Hurling U21s Panels and Academy Teams. He remains heavily involved with numerous GAA Hurling, Camogie and Schools sides in County Galway with success achieved at all levels most noticeably with his native Portumna All Ireland Club Hurling success. Colm has the same grá for Connacht Junior Club Rugby covering Portumna & Loughrea RFC sides seasonally.


In Colm’s ‘spare time’ you will most likely find him out gardening and enjoying time with his family. Colm is an avid Connacht Rugby Supporter and loves nothing better than attending the Sportsground or an away European Rugby Fixture. He also loves to clear the head through cycling or playing tag rugby over the summer months.


Musculoskeletal and orthopaedic rehabilitation – Deep dry needling – Sports injury prevention – Gait analysis – Biomechanical assessments – Ergonomics – Healthy lifestyle programmes & strategies

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