Meet the Team
At Axon Rehab we believe in the power of teamwork. That's why we have brought together a strong team to provide you with a diverse spectrum of experience. Each patient will complete an initial assessment which will help us develop the appropriate rehab program to suit your needs and goals. You will be brought through your rehab program, all under the watchful eye of our Clinical Lead.
So let's meet the team!
Marcin Uszynski PhD
Clinical Lead Physiotherapist
To date Marcin’s career has been in the areas of neurology, neurorehabilitation and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, and he has worked in public, private and community settings for over 20 years. Marcin is passionate about robotics and advanced technology in neurorehabilitation. He believes that robotic rehabilitation plays an important role in patient recovery, however, it will never replace a skilled and experienced therapist.
Marcin loves sharing his knowledge, experience and love of neuro rehab with students, peers, and patients. He is a proud husband and Dad to Jan and Julia, and their much loved Golden Retriever, Cooper.
Maeve graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2014 with a BSc in Physiotherapy. Maeve has worked as a neurological and paediatric Physiotherapist in public, private and community settings in Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. She continues to develop her special interests and skills in neurorehabilitation and advanced technology for both adult and paediatric populations by completing regular continuous professional development courses and trainings.
Maeve joined Axon Rehab in November 2022 and is a motivating and passionate therapist. She strives to help people to achieve their goals and more.
When not in the workplace, Maeve can be found on a tag rugby pitch or surfing in Lahinch!
Upon graduating from the University of Limerick in 2021, Conor began his physiotherapy career in MSK-specific private practice. He then joined the HSE, working in Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise in the Outpatients Department. It was in this role that Conor encountered many people living with neurological conditions and he hoped to expand his knowledge, clinical experience and skillset within this population.
When he saw that Axon Rehab were expanding their clinical team, he grabbed his opportunity to develop his career in neurological rehabilitation with both hands and joined the team in November 2022.
In his spare time, Conor enjoys attending the gym, hiking, running the (very) odd marathon, supporting Manchester United (through thick and thin) and going to the cinema.
Senior Occupational Therapist
Dympna graduated from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, in 2004. She began her career in Intellectual Disability Services and Community Services before moving to Canada where she work in private practise. Upon returning to Scotland Dympna developed her passion for neuro-rehab at the Astley Ainsley Hospital, Edinburgh, and also with REACH brain injury rehabilitation service in peoples home. Dympna eventually moved home to Ireland, joined the team at Axon Rehab in 2023.
When not in the clinic Dympna and her family enjoy being close to the sea, running, walking and occasionally braving waters of the wild Atlantic!
Speech & Language Therapist
Elisa graduated from the University of Limerick in 2020 with a M.Sc. in Speech and Language Therapy. She also holds an M.Sc. in Rehabilitation and Disability studies and a B.Sc. in Medical Science both from University College Dublin.
Before joining Axon Rehab in Jan 2024 Elisa worked within the HSE in Limerick in adult primary care services, and most recently in the Mid-West Community Neuro-Rehab Team. Prior to this she worked with Headway for almost 10 years.
Elisa is an active member of the IASLT Supporting Emotions with Aphasia Network. She is a certified LSVT Loud clinician and has a special interest in respiratory muscle strength training.
You will find her most Saturday mornings at her local parkrun or at home with her two rescue cats, Mittens and Socks.
Jana graduated from Charles University in Prague in 2016 with a BSc in Physiotherapy and then went on to complete her MSc in Kinesiology at Masaryk University in Brno.
Jana began her physiotherapy career in ParaCENTRUM Fenix, where she worked with spinal cord injury patients. In 2018, Jana moved to Ireland and started working as a physiotherapy assistant with Enable Ireland, where she worked with adults with various neurological conditions, including CP and spina bifida. Jana also worked as a physiotherapist for the Irish Wheelchair Basketball team, of whom she is an avid supporter. Jana's main focus is spinal cord injury rehabilitation and recovery. Jana joined Axon Rehab as a physiotherapy assistant in November 2022.
Jana is a big animal lover. In her spare time, Jana loves baking, swimming and hiking!
Strength & Conditioning Trainer
While serving for over 23 years in the Irish Defence Forces Cyril studied BSc Strength & Conditioning, Performance Science, and Massage Therapy. Cyril joined Axon Rehab in Novmeber 2022 and has become an integral part of the rehab team. His research interests surround injury prevention and screening, with a specific interest in the neuromuscular mechanisms underpinning injury occurrence and training adaptation.
As a strong rehab team member Cyril works with clinicians to help develop effective and appropriate rehab programmes suitable for each individual.
Hannah graduated from the University of Limerick in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport & Exercise. Passionate about sport, and the science behind it, she is actively involved in many team sports, including football, rugby and swimming. As well as playing sports at a high level Hannah has been involved in coaching camps in rugby and camogie at all levels.
Hannah joined Axon Rehab in January 2024 and has quickly become involved in helping individuals work towards their rehab goals.