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.

Clinic location: Gracemount & Peebles

Daniela Philipp

Daniela Philipp

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Graduating in 2008 and working in an orthopaedic and rheumatological rehabilitation clinic in Switzerland, Daniela moved to Britain in 2012 and gained further experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and in teaching Pilates.

She enjoys combining the skills from both to help clients regain confidence in their bodies with an empathic, functional and holistic approach.

In her free time she loves exploring the outdoors and walking in the hills – nowadays mostly with her little daughter on her back.

Clinic location: Gracemount

Mick Lindo

Mick Lindo

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Mick graduated with honours in 2004 from Queen Margaret University. As a professional dancer and coach he has been able to apply his dancing experiences to his physiotherapy skills.

Mick’s philosophy is to improve movement, mobility and posture to help patients overcome their injury and regain normal function or improve their athletic performance.

Mick treats members of the Scottish Climbing Team, Scottish Ballet and Scottish Dance Theatre as well as performers from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is also experienced helping patients with neurological conditions like MS and Parkinson’s.

Clinic location: Gracemount & Leith

Libby Hope

Libby Hope

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

After graduated in 2005 from Northumbria University Libby has worked across multiple specialties including Musculoskeletal, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Adult/Older People’s Mental Health Services.

At the heart of her practice, lies a commitment to front-line care supporting patients to achieve their best, whether this be the fundamentals of basic mobility through to high-level sporting achievement.

Libby is committed in developing her skills in all areas of the Physiotherapy profession.

Clinic location: Gracemount & Peebles

Jessica Berta

Jessica Berta

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc, MScPT HCPC, MCSP

Jessica is originally from Canada and completed her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at McGill University.

Throughout her career, Jessica has gained experience treating patients with issues ranging from Sports Injuries, Post-Surgical Rehabilitation and Chronic Pain. She further specialises in running injuries, Orthopedic Manual techniques and Dry Needling.

Jessica continues to advance her knowledge and skills in line with current research.

Clinic location: South Gyle & Leith

Andrew Hay

Andrew Hay

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Andrew qualified in 2013 at St George’s University of London. He developed his skills and experience with the NHS, including assessment and treatment of diverse presentations and complex physical conditions.

Specialising in sports injuries he has a particular interest in neck and upper limb injuries. As part of a patient’s recovery from injury, Andrew focuses on developing a sustainable injury prevention program alongside appropriate strength and conditioning. He has also developed a clinical interest in non-sporting injuries in particular lower back and neck pain.

Andrew has worked with multiple professional sports teams and currently with Edinburgh Rugby.

Clinic location: Gracemount & South Gyle

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.

Clinic location: South Gyle

Frank Ryan

Frank Ryan

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) Physio, BSc Health & Perform, HCPC, MCSP

After Frank graduated in 2012 with a BSc in Health and Performance Science he went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margret University.

The combination of the two degrees has provided Frank with not only the skills to comprehensively assess and treat acute and chronic conditions but the ability to apply advanced knowledge with exercise prescription, essential for rehabilitation from injury and optimizing athletic performance.

Franks NHS experience has provided him with a wide variety of clinical areas and conditions strengthening his clinical reasoning and attention to detail in assessment and treatment.

Frank plays hockey at a high level with the very successful Grange Hockey team in Edinburgh.

Clinic location: South Gyle & Peebles

Rhys Evans

Rhys Evans

Specialist MSK & Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) Physio, BSc Sports Science HCPC, MCSP

After successfully completing a Degree in Sports Science in 2014, Rhys went on to study a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. He has developed his physiotherapy skills with the NHS at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, working in both acute and community clinical settings underpinning his sound knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions, assessment and rehabilitation.

Rhys has worked with professional and semi-professional football teams and a keen footballer himself, having represented his county and played in the top British university leagues.

He has a unique ability to combine his physiotherapy and sports science skills along with his own experiences as a footballer to provide his patients with a wealth of experience and expertise.

Clinic location: Gracemount

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.

Dr Andrew Murray

Dr Andrew Murray

Associate 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.

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.

Alistair Dall

Alistair Dall

Associate Specialist Sports/MSK Podiatrist

BSc PGDip MFPM RCPS (Glasg) HCPC

Alistair takes great personal satisfaction in helping patients achieve their goals, whether that is to walk pian free, return to sport after injury or to run a marathon. He works with athletes of all levels, including with PGA tour golfers and professional footballers.

Alistair has post graduate certificates in joint mobilisation techniques, steroid injection therapy and completed a PGDip in Podiatric Surgery at Queen Margaret University.

Dorothy Smart

Dorothy Smart

Practice Manager
Janet Mack

Janet Mack

Project Manager
Karen Bond

Karen Bond

Accounts Co-ordinator
Pippa Tanner

Pippa Tanner

Clinical Administrator
Rayna McAllister

Rayna McAllister

HR Manager
Mary MacLeod

Mary MacLeod

Clinical Administrator