Physio In Sport Phil Mack founded in 2005 by specialising in sports injuries and back pain. The clinic was opened in Leith and continues to be the main clinic.
Recognising the importance and demand for physiotherapy for work related injuries, the business was expanded to incorporate Physio At Work, which provides specialist skills and experience with injuries typically seen in the workplace like repetitive strain injuries, postural related conditions and back & neck pain.
Physio At Work provides in-house physiotherapy for a number of local companies, including the Scottish Government. This service means patients can arrange low cost treatment without the need to travel.
A new clinic was opened in 2012 at Blyth Bridge, near West Linton, to provide physiotherapy services for the Scottish Borders, especially Peebles, West Linton, Biggar and surrounding area.
Musculoskeletal and sports injury specialist, hcpc registered
Phil is a highly accomplished Physiotherapist, Sports Scientist and Strength & Conditioning Coach. He studied physiotherapy at Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen in 1990 before advancing his studies to include Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning. He has over 16 years experience in professional and international sport, including two Super 15 Rugby Teams and the South African National Rugby Team.
Although he has gained extensive experience working with elite athletes in all areas of athletic performance, he has not forgotten his core skills and spends a lot of his time treating work related injuries.
Additionally, by combining physiotherapy with sports science he has become one of the world’s leading rehabilitation and recovery specialists.
As an International Strength and Conditioning Coach, Phil has focused on skills integration, individual development, nutrition, high intensity and combat training.
When he has spare time, Phil is a competitive road and mountain biker. He also climbs and is passionate about mountaineering.
Tracy graduated with a Bachelor of Science, with honors, in Physiotherapy, from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. She has continued to develop her studies with an extensive amount of continuing education courses.
Tracy is trained in both manual therapy and self management techniques, tailoring each treatment to the individual. She has specific knowledge in back and neck pain, sports and fitness injuries, work-related rehab programs, orthopaedic rehabilitation and core stability and posture training.
She is dedicated to clinical excellence and ensuring that your temporary setback is treated for your long term well being.
With a widespread sporting involvement, working with various football clubs, Tracy has experienced a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation programs. She enjoys Pilates, is a keen surfer and enjoys all competitive sports.
Sinead qualified as a physiotherapist in 2008, graduating from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. Since then she has gained post-graduate qualifications in orthopaedic medicine, acupuncture, sports first aid, paediatric movement disorders and the treatment of whiplash. Sinead is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
She is a specialist musculo-skeletal physiotherapist employed in an out-patient department in the NHS. Sinead splits her time working with The Physiotherapy Clinics, the Scottish Football Association and a local rugby club.
Sinead enjoys many sports including tennis, badminton and hockey. She is also a keen runner, completing her first marathon earlier this year.
Callum is a young enthusiastic physiotherapist who graduated from Robert Gordon’s University and has gained experience with acute hospital based work and outpatient clinics across Scotland. He currently splits his work between NHS musculoskeletal departments, The Physiotherapy clinics and a local rugby club.
Callum is a keen sportsman and takes interest in general fitness and health and well being. He plays for a rugby team that enjoyed promotional success last season. Other recreational sports include football, golf, volleyball and weight training.
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Biju graduated as a Physiotherapist in 2001. After gaining 5 years experience he completed his Master’s degree at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
Biju has a particular interest in musculoskeletal injuries and back, neck and postural pain. He has developed an excellent reputation in these areas whilst working for corporate companies throughout the UK. This included back and neck pain in the workplace and work station postural assessments.
Updating his knowledge regularly through CPD courses is really important to Biju. He has a friendly approach with caring attitude and a pleasant smile.
Evan graduated from Glasgow Caledonian with a first class honours in 2012 and immediately specialised in his favourite field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He has also completed an additional course in sports massage therapy and is currently undertaking a Masters by Research in Exercise Science.
His passion lies within physical activity and fitness and this is an aspect that he brings to his practice making his rehab as functional and individual as possible for each patient.
Evan has passion for snowsports and it was through injuring himself whilst living in the Alps that he first encountered physiotherapy and his interest in the field was sparked. Aside from all things snow based Evan is a keen cyclist both on and off the road.
Patrick graduated as an Athletic Rehabilitation Therapist (ARTC) in 2011 from Dublin City University. After completing an internship in Pittsburgh working as an Athletic Trainer, he then went on to do the MSc Physiotherapy program at Queen Margaret University where he graduated with distinction in 2013.
Patrick is a specialist musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist, having excellent experience working with both recreational and professional athletes, as well as with the general public. He enjoys solving challenging and complex injuries and follows a holistic and evidence based approach to his assessments and treatment.
With a widespread sporting background, Patrick has experience working with a variety of different sports including rugby, GAA, soccer, American football and basketball . He is, therefore, well equipped to advise sports people relevant changes to their training, which may be vital to assist with full recovery from injury.
Patrick is dedicated to clinical excellence and will strive to get to the root of your problem so that it can be effectively managed. Apart from all things physiotherapy, Patrick is a keen rugby player and sports fanatic.
After qualifying in Brazil in 2000, Andreza has spent the most of her 13 years experience working and developing her skills in musculoskeletal clinics. She has extensive experience with postural and pelvic dysfunction, utilising global postural re-education and muscular and proprioceptive re-balancing (GPR/MPR).
Following a move to the UK, she has continued her studies by gaining a BSc in Sports & Exercise Science and advancing her physiotherapy with successfully gaining her MSc.
Throughout her career Andreza has constantly advanced her skills by undertaking courses such as kinesio taping, pilates, holistic massage and sports massage. Andreza also has experience with paediatric physiotherapy.
In her personal time, Andreza enjoys researching new treatments and protocols and finding ways that they can be utilized to improve patients recovering from injury.
Kirsty is a highly experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who qualified from with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from The Robert Gordon University Aberdeen 1996 and went on to do a Postgraduate in Manipulative Physiotherapy from Curtin University Perth Western Australia 2000.
Her specialties include sports injuries, occupational health and general management of musculoskeletal disorders. Kirsty’s previous experience has included private practice and occupational health work both in the Scotland and New Zealand.
Since 2007 Kirsty has been working in High Performance sport with Sportscotland Institute of Sport where she has had responsibility for the treatment and management of athletes from Judo, Swimming, Curling, Wheelchair Curling, Golf, Badminton, Snowsport and Hockey. This has ranged from development of the younger athlete through to Olympic and Paralympic athletes. She has travelled extensively with her work and was privileged to be one of the Physiotherapists in TeamGB covering the Winter Paralympics in Vancouver in 2010.
Her passion lies in the management of the individual – from problem solving causes of pain, injury and dysfunction to guiding the patient through the treatment, management and rehabilitation process .
Her own sporting interests include mountain biking and running and also skiing and snowboarding when she gets the chance. She also has a passion for travel and enjoying the outdoors!
John is our dynamic and proactive business manager. He comes from a background of project management but is an entrepreneur at heart and has experience in starting and building successful businesses. His responsibilities include operations, marketing and business development.
In his spare time John is a competitive road and mountain bike racer.