Maeve Whelan


(Dip Obs & Gyn MSc MISCP)

Maeve Whelan set up this website to help men and women with pelvic floor dysfunction. She is a Chartered Physiotherapist in private practice in Dublin with over 25 years experience.

At Milltown Physiothearpy Clinic with colleagues, she treats pelvic floor dysfunction in men, women and children, including bladder and bowel dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive pelvic floor disorders and chronic pelvic pain.

Maeve works with a team of highly skilled men’s and women’s health physiotherapists.



Graduate of Trinity College Dublin

Diploma in Physiotherapy in Obstetrics & Gynaecology also from Trinity College

Masters by Research from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland



Maeve teaches pelvic floor assessment and manual therapy of the pelvic floor to physiotherapy colleagues nationally and internationally.



Maeve was awarded the title Specialist Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2008 and again in 2013.



Member of the Clinical Interest Group of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists – Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health & Continence

Member of the Pelvic Obstetric & Gynaecologic Physiotherapists, UK

Member of the International Continence Society

Member of the International Pelvic Pain Society

Physiotherapy Ambassador from Ireland to the International Urogynaecology Association.


2012 – Practical anatomy, examination, palpation and manual therapy release techniques for the pelvic floor In: Chronic Pelvic Pain & Dysfunction
Eds. Chaitow L, Lovegrove R.. Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier, Ch 13 p.311-338

2010 – Exploring Pelvic Pain in Men
Irish Medical Times, June 24th 2010

2008 – Ch 7 Patient Assessment In: Therapeutic management of incontinence and pelvic pain
Eds. Laycock J. Haslam J. p57

2008 – Ch 11b Advanced Manual Therapy for the Pelvic Floor In: Therapeutic management of incontinence and pelvic pain.
Eds. Laycock J. Haslam J. p95-98