Phil Mack

Consultant Sports & MSK Physiotherapist 

BSc (Hons) Physio, Dip MSK Med, MSc Sports Science, DFSEM (UK), ESP, 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, shoulder 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.

In 2021, Phil successfully completed his Diploma in MSK Medicine culminating in his membership of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, UK.

Clinic location: Gracemount, South Gyle & Peebles

Frank Ryan

Frank Ryan

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

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

Frank graduated in 2012 with a BSc in Health and Performance Science followed by a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University.

The combination of these 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, which is essential for rehabilitation from injury and optimizing athletic performance.

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

Clinic location: South Gyle & 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: Leith

Anthony Guiducci

Anthony Guiducci

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc (physio) HCPC, MCSP

Anthony qualified in 2011 at the University of South Australia. He developed his skills and his experience working with a large scale Australian musculoskeletal private practice.

His specialties are in the management of headaches, neck and lower back pain along with hip and knee osteoarthritis.

As a runner, he has a strong passion and understanding for the rehabilitation and prevention of running injuries.

With a holistic approach, Anthony is able to bring together high-quality manual therapy techniques, dry needling, and tailored exercise programs, with a strong understanding of his patients to help them achieve their goals.

Clinic location: South Gyle & Leith

Anna Soby

Anna Soby

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BKIN, HCPC, MCSP

Anna was born and raised in Western Canada. She has completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology in Canada and her Masters of Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Anna enjoys working with everyone. This includes people of all ages that have pain or dysfunction, pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation, sports related injuries and work-related injuries. She is particularly interested in knee and shoulder injuries. Her main goal is to involve her patients in their care to get them back to doing what they love, pain free.

Anna continues to use evidence-based treatment strategies to ensure patients are provided the best quality of care.

During her free time, she loves spending time outdoors biking, hill walking, or skiing in the winter.

Clinic location: Peebles, Leith, Gracemount

Mitch Browne

Mitch Browne

Specialist MSK Sports Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Mitch qualified in Physiotherapy with an extended MSc in 2019 at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He has a particular interest in sports rehabilitation and also specialises in the management of tendinopathy injuries.

Mitch initially studied exercise physiology which, when combined with his physiotherapy skills allows him to provide his patients with advanced rehab programmes. He worked in sports injury clinics in Australia and London where he had a split clinical and research role within the Sports and Exercise Medicine department in London.

Mitch is charismatic and always keen to help his patients return to what they love doing. He tailors programs and treatment approaches to match the evidence and the patient’s expectations.

Clinic location: Gracemount & Leith

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 through his advice and alterations regarding workstation position.

Biju specialises in spinal, shoulder and hip conditions. He is also a qualified in both acupuncture and dry needling.

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

Clinic location: South Gyle

Shane Pippy

Shane Pippy

Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BKIN, HCPC, MCSP

Shane is from Nova Scotia, Canada. He initially completed a BSc in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University, where he developed an interest in injury prevention and ergonomics. Following this, Shane graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Master of Physiotherapy.

Shane’s approach involves developing a holistic and evidence-based treatment plan tailored to his patients needs. He strives to help patients of all ages and activity levels return to their optimal level of function.

From his past experiences in clinical and educational settings, he believes that the combination of manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation, and patient education can allow patients to take an active role in their symptom management and achieve their health goals.

In his spare time, Shane enjoys travelling and playing tennis, golf, cycling, and surfing.

Clinic location: Leith, Gracemount, Peebles

Jacqui Archer

Jacqui Archer

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Jacqui is originally from New Zealand where she first graduated, later completing a Sports Diploma at the University of London and an MSc in Physiotherapy at UCL.

She is highly experienced at treating a wide range of patients, from professional sports people, weekend warriors and adolescents, to the desk-bound, new mothers and the elderly.

She specialises in helping people with spinal pain, joint pain, and sports injuries.

She works with patients to ease pain, regain full function, and prevent the recurrence of injuries. Her approach is very hands-on and tailored to the individual. She is always cheerful, upbeat and calm.

Jacqui is a keen cyclist, tennis player and hill walker. She has worked for the WTA as well as at the All England Club (Wimbledon).

Clinic location: South Gyle

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 the 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, those affecting the lower back and neck.

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

Clinic location: South Gyle

Steph Jemphrey

Steph Jemphrey

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Since graduating from Cardiff University in 2017, Steph has gained experience working in the NHS across a number of specialities including Musculoskeletal, Trauma & Orthopaedics, old age services and acute medicine.

With a personal interest in sport, Steph has worked with a number of local and elite level teams in Wales including Cardiff Blues academy, Wales women rugby, Welsh Netball, Newport Gwent Dragons and Cardiff City football academy.

Her specialist interests include sporting injuries, post-operative rehab, knee and ankle injuries, alongside low back pain. With extensive experience working with the general public and the sporting population,

Steph aims to help patients achieve their goals using a holistic approach including injury prevention methods.

Clinic location: South Gyle

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.

Clinic location: South Gyle, Leith, Gracemount

Kristina Hanson

Kristina Hanson

Remedial & Holistic Massage Therapist. Yoga Teacher

BA(Hons) CMBT, DRSM, SMTO

Kristina offers therapeutic and holistic massage, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, remedial massage, pregnancy massage and one to one Yoga at the Peebles Physiotherapy Clinic.

Kristina has been teaching yoga for over ten years and this led to an interest in one to one therapeutic work which progressed to studying level 4 Holistic and Therapeutic Massage.

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Clinic location: Peebles

Dr Andrew Murray

Dr Andrew Murray

Associate Sport and Expedition Doctor, Edinburgh

MFSEM, MRCGP, PgC, MSK, USS

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

He has worked at the Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and with various national and international squads. He currently works for the European and Challenge Tour Golf, the SportScotland Institute of Sport, and the Scottish Rugby Union from the elite sport side of thing, but am passionate about increasing physical activity for health.

Dr Murray 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

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

Dr Ross Stewart

Dr Ross Stewart

Associate Private GP, Peebles

MRCGP

Dr Stewart qualified in medicine from University of Dundee in 2007. He worked through his hospital training over 10 years covering a wide spread of specialties, including 5 years of higher surgical training. He trained as a GP at St Ronans Practice in 2016, culminating in his Membership of The Royal College of General Practitioners.

He has many years of experience providing intra articular steroid injection to his Biggar NHS patients and recently has opened The Cademuir Clinic, Peebles, to provide this service locally.

Dr Stewart can also be consulted to discuss any other manner of general medical conditions that you would normally consult a GP for.

In his spare time, Dr Stewart can be found coaching basketball for TweedValley Titans or trying to entertain his growing family of young children!

Dr Stewart is contactable directly on 07399 689389

George Rendall

George Rendall

Associate Specialist MSK Podiatrist

BSc Hons MChs DpodM HCPC

George has been a podiatrist for 40 years specialising in musculoskeletal pain. He takes great personal satisfaction in helping patients achieve their goals, whether that is to walk pain free, return to sport after injury or to run a marathon.

George and his team bring a wealth of knowledge, skill and experience to diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle and lower limb injuries.

Jill Dawson

Jill Dawson

Clinical Administrator
Janet Mack

Janet Mack

Project Manager
Karen Bond

Karen Bond

Accounts Co-ordinator