Phil Mack The Physiotherapy Clinics and Peebles Physiotherapy

Phil Mack

Consultant Sports Physiotherapist & Sports Scientist

BSc. (Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc. Sports Science, HCPC, ESP, MCSP, CSCS

With over 17 years experience working with Olympic, Professional and International Athletes, Phil is regarded as one of the most experienced Sports Physiotherapists worldwide.

He has worked as Physiotherapist and Performance Coach for professional teams including the South African Springboks, Stormers, ACT Brumbies (Australia), Ulster Rugby, Leicester Tigers, and South African Triathlon Team.

Phil specialises in rugby, climbing, running and mountain bike injuries. He is also highly regarded for his assessment and treatment of knee and hand injuries. With his unique blend of physiotherapy, strength and conditioning and sports science, Phil provides specific treatment, advice and rehabilitation that underpins his reputation as an expert in sports injury rehabilitation. Phil also provides performance advice to elite and novice mountain bikers and cyclists.

Having represented both South Africa and Great Britain for Triathlon and Duathlon, Phil continues to be highly motivated and regularly takes part in mountain biking, cycling and rock climbing.

Dr Chad Woods

Dr Chad Woods

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

DPT Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Chad completed his Doctorate in Physiotherapy in 2008 and specialises in orthopaedic and sports-related conditions as well as vestibular and neurological rehabilitation.

Chad has worked in multiple sports medicine settings focusing on following a holistic approach to functional rehabilitation. He has a special interest in concussion management and workplace or sport-related head injuries rehabilitation.

More recently, he has worked with the Cincinnati Cyclones professional ice hockey team.

Dr Mary Bunnell

Dr Mary Bunnell

Specialist MSK & Spinal Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, DPT, OCS, HCPC, MCSP

After graduating in 2007 with her MSc in Physiotherapy Mary went on to complete her Doctorate at University of Kentucky (USA). In 2010, Mary earned board certification as an Orthopedic Specialist. She taught in both the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular curricula in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Mary critically considers all possible contributing factors of an individual’s injury (biomechanical and muscle imbalance) to produce an evidence based, patient specific treatment plan.

Biju Choran House

Biju Choran House

Specialist MSK & Spinal Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Biju qualified in 2001 and completed his Physiotherapy MSc in 2008. He specialises in spinal conditions and has a particular interest in back, neck and postural pain. He also has a special interest in shoulder conditions.

Biju has also developed an excellent reputation with his workplace assessment skills, and ability to reduce back and neck pain by through his advice and alterations to work station position.

His calm, relaxed approach and attention to detail is well received by all his patients.

Rachel Vlastuin

Rachel Vlastuin

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

MSc. Physiotherapy, BSc. Sports Science, HCPC, MCSP

Rachel graduated in 2014 from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Since graduating, she gained private practice experience in Australia working particularly with acute and chronic spinal conditions such as mechanical and discogenic lower back or neck pain.

Rachel also worked with the Yarra Valley Grammar Ariels Netball Team at their matches and training sessions.

Benjamin Carrasco

Benjamin Carrasco

Senior MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc. (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

After graduating in Spain, Benjamin has been living in France and Italy for the past few years, working at private MSK clinics to develop his skills. He now specialises in sports, orthopaedics and neurological conditions,

Benjamin’s philosophy is to always establish the originally cause of the injury and work holistically in order to completely resolve the condition.

Dr Andrew Murray

Dr Andrew Murray

Sport and Expedition Doctor

MFSEM, MRCGP, PgC, MSK, USS

Andrew is a vastly experienced sport and expedition Doctor and has consulted for The Physiotherapy Clinics and Peebles physiotherapy since 2013.

Andrew is also a highly accomplished ultra-distance athlete and one of his epic runs was filmed by BBC Scotland and the documentary ‘the Ultimate Marathon Man’ aired in April 2011

Andrew’s first book “Running Beyond Limits” was published in September 2011.

Fiona McFadyen

Fiona McFadyen

Sport & Remedial Massage Therapist

BSc (Hons) physiotherapy, DRSM, SMTO

After graduating with a physiotherapy honours degree in 2012, Fiona gained her Diploma in Sports & Remedial Massage. She finds her physiotherapy background greatly complements her work as a Sports Massage Therapist.

Fiona also works with Edinburgh Rugby and Napier Knights American Football team and other international athletes. Fiona also enjoys treating non-sports injuries like back and neck pain.

Melanie Riley

Melanie Riley

Sport & Remedial Massage Therapist

BSc (Hons) nutrition, DSM, RMT, DARM, SMTO

After graduating as a Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist, Melanie joined Peebles Physiotherapy in 2013, where she enjoys working equally with elite athletes and remedial massage. In 2015 she gained further diplomas in Advanced Remedial massage therapy and Dry Needling.

Melanie vast experience includes Enduro World Series, Tweedlove, Tour of the Borders, Durty events and Tough Mudder.

Jackie Davis

Jackie Davis

Practice Manager
Janet Mack

Janet Mack

Project Manager
Dorothy Smart

Dorothy Smart

Administrator