Home Care Physio

Office: 091 767473

Mobile: 086 3015043

Email: info@homecarephysio.ie

Our Team


John Butler

John Butler – Managing Director

John who is a native of Birr, Co. Offaly graduated from Limerick Institute of Sports Injury/Massage Therapy in 2000. Having established his practice twelve years ago his business and client base has steadily increased. John has treated a wide variety of Injuries both sports related and general and has constantly added services to his practice such as Chartered Physiotherapy, Cryotherapy and Injury Rehabilitation facilities. John manages all aspects of the business and has a good working relationship with G.P’s, Consultants and all other medical professionals to help get the best treatment plan in place for each of his clients requirements. Homecare Physio has been established by John to supply a unique mobile service of Chartered Physiotherapists to the Home or Office due to an increase in demand for such services.



Therese Leahy

Therese Leahy

Therese Leahy is a Chartered Physiotherapist at John Butler Sports Injury Clinic since 2013. She graduated with a first class honours degree from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.


Therese has gained experience in a range of clinical settings in the NHS and HSE including cardio respiratory, neurology, sports, care of the elderly, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, musculoskeletal and paediatrics. Over the years she has worked with a number of sports teams here in Ireland, the UK and the USA.


More recently, Therese has developed a special interest in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and she has treated a wide range of athletes. She is continually updating her skills and has completed a number of courses including, Sports Massage (ITEC Level 3), Myofascial Dry Needling, APPI Matwork Pilates Level 1 & 2, Sports & Kinesiology Taping, Flexibility, Sports First Aid. Therese is due to start her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in September.

Therese Leahy

Laura Spelman

Laura is a graduate of University College Dublin with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. She is a fully licensed Physiotherapist and a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Laura has gained a variety of experience in the HSE in areas such as Neurology, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, Care of the Elderly, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics and also in private practice in Chicago, USA. 


Laura has a special interest in Neurology and Care of the Elderly. She has clinical experience working with people post stroke and a variety of neurological conditions. Also rehabilitating people post falls and fractures.


Laura has postgraduate training in Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute matwork level 1 and has a keen interest to complete further training in this area.

Laura is regularly updating her skills and has completed a number of courses including Pilates, Sports Traumatology and First Aid and will complete Myofacial Trigger Point Therapy and Dry Needling Therapy courses in the coming months.


Ciara Donoghue - MISCP

Mary Butler – Operations Manager

Mary a graduate in Front Office & Hospitality from GMIT worked extensively in the hospitality Industry in some of Galway’s leading hotels for over a decade before diversifying into Property Management.  There some of her duties included Liaising with tenants, owners, contractors and developers before being promoted to Credit Controller within the company.

Marys duties within Homecare Physio include managing client enquires and the day to day running and financial control of the business.


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