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The Crane Clinic practitioners

Aine Delaney Acupuncturist

Aine Delaney - Acupuncturist, Midwife, Registered Nurse

Aine is a registered acupuncturist with qualifications in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland, and post graduate training from Nanjing University in China.

Prior to this she practiced nursing and midwifery in Ireland and South Africa. While living in the United States, she graduated in Acupuncture from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago and successfully passed the American State Board Examinations.  Aine has practiced acupuncture for over 25 years and has extensive clinical experience with many medical and pain conditions. She also works as an Acupuncturist in the Sims Fertility Clinic in Dublin, supporting couples undergoing fertility treatment. Aine is a professional member of the Acupuncture Council of Ireland Read more

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Bernie Doyle Acupuncturist

Bernie Doyle - Acupuncturist

Bernie qualified as an Acupuncturist and Naturopath from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2010. She subsequently travelled to China and completed a clinical internship programme with the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou, China. Here she studied in a very busy outpatient department in the hospital, where they treated people for a variety of conditions with acupuncture. Bernie believes that ill health can be as a result of an imbalance  in the body and acupuncture together with lifestyle changes can restore the body back to wellbeing.


Women’s health is of particular interest to Bernie, she has completed post graduate training in this area including attending Zita West training in London. She also completed a Diploma in TCM Gynaecology and Obstetrics – Acupuncture, awarded by Dr Trevor Wing of the Woman’s Natural Health Practice in the UK. Read more

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Sandra Brett Acupuncturist

Sandra Brett - Acupuncturist

Sandra qualified as a licensed Acupuncturist from the Landsdowne College of Acupuncture Dublin in 2010. She holds a Certificate in Clinical Medicine from Landsdowne College and did a post graduate clinical training in Acupuncture and Paediatric Acupuncture, at the Nanjing international Acupuncture Training Centre in China.

She is a registered general Nurse (St. Angela's College, Sligo) and has a Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing from Thames Valley University, London. She has extensive experience in intensive care nursing at UCHG Hospital, Galway.  Read more

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Astrid Borgmann Amatsu Orthopath

Astrid Borgmann - Amatsu Orthopath

Astrid is a qualified experienced Amatsu Orthopath (Master Practitioner) having completed four years of training with Daghda Synergy Amatsu Therapy Academy and Dennis Bartram, the western father of modern Amatsu. She also holds an undergraduate degree in physical education from the University of Hamburg and is a practising yoga teacher with a keen interest in natural movement and therapeutic applications.


She regularly participates in postgraduate CPDs in Ireland and the UK and is currently studying additional postgraduate qualification in Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Therapy. Astrid is a registered member of Amatsu Therapy Association (ATA) and the Orthopadeic and Soft Tissue Therapists of Ireland (ROSTI).   Read more

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Dr. Suraya Diaz - Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist

Dr. Diaz with a lifelong commitment to health and science, has worked to combine her scientific research with complementary medicine.

She received her doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from one of the world’s leading universities (University College London). While excelling in medical scientific research, Dr. Diaz also went on to follow her passion for complementary medicine by establishing herself as a certified Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist consultant.

Following her years of scientific research and studies in the various medical sciences, Dr. Diaz has become a leader in the field of consultancy and product formulation using an integrated Functional Medicine approach.

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Emer Walsh Nutritionist

Emer Walsh - Nutritionist, BAgrSc (Hons)

Emer holds a BAgrSc (Hons) from UCD  and a Diploma In Biomedicine and Nutrition from CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine), Galway.

Her background includes vast experience in the HSE Hospital, Primary care and  Pharmacy setting as well as a range of other health care areas, including the MedTech and Biopharmaceutical industries. She also worked for 3 years as a Planner on the National Rural Environmental Protection Scheme.


An awareness of the increase in prevalence in chronic, complex diseases

leads Emer to practice Nutritional therapy encompassing Functional Medicine at the Crane Clinic; to address the underlying roots of imbalances, examining all the possible causes of chronic dysfunction by taking a personalised approach; delving deep into the person’s history, both from a biomedical and genetic perspective as well as any lifestyle issues that may be perpetuating various conditions.  Read more

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