Certified Athletic Therapist & Chartered Physiotherapist BSc (Sports Rehab) BSc (Physio) MSc (Sports Med) GSR ARTC CSCS MISCP
Raglan Sports Medicine
4 Fitzwilliam Square East
Telephone 01 661 2180
Raglan Sports Medicine in the heart of Dublin
Raglan Sports Medicine Owner and Lead Practitioner, Andrew Watson Certified Athletic Therapist & Chartered Physiotherapist BSc (Sports Rehab) BSc (Physio) MSc (Sports Med) GSR ARTC CSCS MISCP. Andrew was the first practitioner to take on DEEP OSCILLATION in the Republic of Ireland having worked with the therapy in the United States
Soft Tissue Therapy
Deep Tissue and Sports Massage
Deep Oscillation Therapy (DOT)*
Strength and Conditioning
Pre-habilitation (pre-surgical) and Rehabilitation (post-surgical)
Injury Prevention Screening
Training Program Design
Sports Specific Performance Training
Exercise Prescription for Special Groups including Osteoporosis, Diabetes
About Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson is the owner and lead practitioner of Raglan Sports Medicine. A Certified Athletic Therapist with Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI) and Chartered Physiotherapist with the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), he previously worked as a rehabilitation specialist with Dr Conor P. O’Brien, Consultant Neurophysiologist and Physician in Sports and Exercise Medicine, at the Raglan Clinic.
He graduated with honours from a BSc Sports and Exercise Rehabilitation degree in IT Carlow after completing his internship in Texas A&M University in College Station, USA. He has also obtained a second primary degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin. He received his MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Glasgow under the tutelage of Prof. Stuart Hillis, renowned cardiologist and expert in sports medicine, in 2011. Andrew is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and an accredited member of BASRaT. In 2012, Andrew became one of the first Athletic Therapists in the country to be accredited by the Irish Sports Council and accepted on to the High Performance Panel of Performance Sports Services.
He has experience treating and training people from all walks of life including several athletes who competed in the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Previously a keen rugby player, he has remained heavily involved in the sport and has been the Head of Physiotherapy to Suttonians RFC since 2010 along with consulting for other sports teams in Dublin. Andrew is constantly educating himself in the latest research and techniques in order to pass on the best quality treatment to his patients. This has led him to introduce therapies into Ireland and produce peer-reviewed literature on its efficacy.
Andrew was the first practitioner in the Republic of Ireland to start using DEEP OSCILLATION® in his clinic and has worked on DEEP OSCILLATION® clinical studies with Dr Conor O'Brien, Consultant Neurophysiologist & Physician in Sports and Exercise Medicine during his time at The Sports Surgery Injury Clinic in Santry
Eammon Darcy, the legendary Irish golfer. Andrew treated Eammon for back problems. Eammon now owns his own DEEP OSCILLATION Personal Sport
Andrew has had the pleasure of working with Eammon Darcy, the legendary Irish Golfer who was suffering with back problems. Following successful treatment Eammon decided to purchase his own DEEP OSCILLATION® Personal SPORTS which now takes pride of place in his golf buggy. To read more...
Andrew has written two articles regarding the therapy, the first regarding DEEP OSCILLATION® as an effective treatment for repititive strain problems when gardening read here:
The second article appeared in the Annual Professional Golf Association Ireland (PGA) - Tour magazine. read here: