About us and our Team

We are a team of highly experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists committed to providing the very best treatment and care for our patients.

Not all injuries are straight forward, so our team uses an advanced investigative approach to ensure we understand the cause of injury or pain, which also helps us provide a more accurate diagnosis. If the cause can be corrected then any injury or pain is more likely to be resolved and less likely to return. Treatment and rehabilitation are “evidence based” and a combination of hands-on treatment, advice and exercise.

The team are experienced to investigate and treat joint, muscle and tendon injuries as well as neurological and spinal conditions, paediatric and elderly conditions, back and neck pain and post-operative rehabilitation.

Our Specialist Sports Physiotherapists are sports people themselves and will guide you back to full recovery and help you return to your sport injury fee and stronger than before.

The Physiotherapy team are supported by an excellent administration team who will ensure your journey from booking your first appointment through to full recovery is a friendly, efficient and overall positive experience. 

We all love what we do and are here to help you recover quickly and effectively, and return to life and activities that are pain-free.

Our Physiotherapists are all registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). They all hold current Disclosure Scotland Certificates and are each registered to work with UK insurance companies.

If you would like to make an appointment with one of our Specialist Physiotherapists  click to call 0131 218 3000 or email: info@physioclinics.scot

Phil Mack

Phil Mack

Consultant MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

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

Phil specialises in sports injuries with over 17 years experience working with Olympic, Professional and International Athletes, and teams including South African Springboks, Stormers, ACT Brumbies (Australia), Ulster Rugby and Leicester Tigers.

Phil combines his sports and exercise medicine expertise with his physiotherapy and strength and conditioning knowledge to provide patients and athletes with an effective treatment and rehabilitation plan. He is also highly regarded for his assessment and treatment of knee, shoulder and hand injuries.

Phil represented both South Africa and Great Britain for Triathlon and Duathlon. He has a passion for the outdoors and loves mountain biking, cycling, kayaking and rock climbing.

Clinic location: South Gyle & Peebles. Call 0131 218 3000 for appointments with Phil

Fiona Robertson

Fiona Robertson

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc (physio) HCPC, MCSP

Originally from North East, Scotland Fiona has just relocated home from Jersey where she worked in private practice, for Jersey Reds rugby and with the island’s best athletes at international events such as the Commonwealth games. She now supports the New Zealand paralympic ski team during their European competition season.

Fiona graduated as a physiotherapist in 2014 from Glasgow Caledonian University and she is currently studying for an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy with the University of Bath, which keeps her knowledge and skills at the forefront of the physiotherapy profession. She is passionate about upholding a positive mindset during the rehabilitation process and is devoted to helping people achieve their functional goals.

Fiona is happy to see any injury, ache or pain though she has a special interest in tendon injury and lower limb problems including recovery from ACL surgery. Outside of the practice you can find her running (slowly), rock climbing, and generally enjoying the outdoors.

Clinic location: Leith & South Gyle

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. Frank spent 6 years developing his skills in the NHS before going full time with The Physiotherapy Clinics.

The combination of his 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 optimising athletic performance.

Frank is an excellent athlete in his own right, previously playing hockey with the very successful Grange Hockey team in Edinburgh. He now runs, swims and cycles and recently completed his first Ironman.

Clinic location: Peebles

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

Grace Norman

Grace Norman

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Originally from Glasgow, Grace qualified with her MSc in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. Since then she has worked within NHS and amateur rugby, therefore experiencing treating a wide range of populations and conditions.

Grace’s treatments are a mixture of education and exercise prescription, as well as hands-on techniques when required. She has a further qualification in Sports massage and is currently qualifying as a Pilates instructor.

Grace’s main aims for physio treatment are to personalise treatment plans, get people back to living well and performing everything they need to do without hesitation- whether that be hanging the washing out or international sports.

When not working in the Peebles clinic, Grace is very active and is often found cycling and running around the hills in the Tweed Valley.

Clinic location: Peebles

Peter O’Hanlon

Peter O’Hanlon

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Peter is from Monaghan, Ireland. He completed his undergraduate in Sports Science & Health at Dublin City University followed by a Physiotherapy degree in Oxford Brookes University. He has also has his National Strength & Conditioning Certificates.

Peter has extensive experience working in Occupational Health, assessing and treating work related injuries. Additionally, Peter specialises in treating sports injuries and conditions such as back, neck, hip and knee pain. He uses a combination of Hands-on Techniques, Functional Rehabilitation and Patient Education.

Peter is a competitive sportsman previously playing Gaelic Football for Monaghan and International Basketball for Ireland.

Clinic location: South Gyle, Gracemount, Peebles

Charlie McIntosh

Charlie McIntosh

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

BSc Physiotherapy, BSc Exercise & Sports Science, HCPC, MCSP

Originally from a small town west of Sydney, Australia, Charlie’s first career was as a strength and conditioning coach in Sydney, where he worked with elite and sub-elite athletes across many sports, particularly rugby.

This journey inspired Charlie to pursue a career in Physiotherapy to compliment his passion for strength and conditioning. He now enjoys combining his strength and conditioning knowledge to his physiotherapy skills.

Charlie loves working with patients of all ages regardless of if they have any sporting interests and has a holistic approach, focusing on the patient and their overall objectives rather than just isolating the injury or condition. This helps identify other biomechanical issues that might slow down or prevent a rapid and long lasting recovery.

Charlie is also a certified Golf Physiotherapist and a very keen golfer himself.

Clinic location: Leith, South Gyle & Gracemount

Craig Spinks

Craig Spinks

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc (Hons) physiotherapy, BSc Sports Science HCPC MCSP

Craig is a passionate and dedicated professional in the field of physiotherapy and sports science. He holds a first-class honours degree in sports science and a master’s degree in physiotherapy.

For Craig, the pursuit of knowledge and continuous improvement is paramount. In 2023, he achieved accreditation as a McKenzie Method practitioner, which has enhanced his expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of lower back pain.

His enthusiasm for his sport reflects the same commitment he brings to his profession, where his patients benefit from his extensive understanding and unfaltering dedication in helping them reach their optimal health and wellbeing.

Craig’s passion for sports, strength and conditioning, and biomechanics has driven his career, and his life is enriched by his passion for golf and currently plays off a 4 handicap.

Clinic location: Leith, South Gyle & Gracemount

Kern Tynan

Kern Tynan

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc (physio) HCPC, MCSP

Kern is from the highlands of Scotland, and initially completed his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science in Dundee following on from his time in semi-professional team sport. He then undertook his post-graduate degree in Physiotherapy in Aberdeen, where he remained to work in private practice.



He has an extensive sport and strength and conditioning background, which he utilised with his many sporting and athletic patients, from amateur runners to team sport athletes.




He also saw a wide range of patients and conditions during his time, including many orthopaedic surgery patients, often from pre-surgery until full recovery. This included shoulder, elbow, lower back, hip, knee, and ankle operations - from hip replacements to ACL reconstructions.

Clinic location: Gracemount, Peebles, South Gyle

Aidan Harris

Aidan Harris

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc (physio) HCPC, MCSP

Aidan holds a Masters in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University, having previously studied Physiology and Sports Science at the University of Glasgow.

Aidan has a wealth of experience in treating a variety of sporting injuries from running injuries to post operative rehabilitation. Previous roles have also gained him experience working with work related injuries and whiplash related trauma. He has experience working in both a NHS setting and a private healthcare setting in both Scotland and Australia.

Aidan uses a combination of hands-on manual therapy combined with strength and conditioning rehabilitation. He has additional qualifications in Dry Needling and Sports Massage which may be used as an adjunct to treatment.

Out-with physiotherapy, Aidan enjoys munro bagging, running, outdoor activities and an occasional few beers to cap off the end of the week.

Clinic location: Gracemount, Peebles, South Gyle

Jamie Rae

Jamie Rae

Specialist MSK & Sports Physiotherapist

MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP

Jamie completed his Physiotherapy Master’s Degree at Queen Margaret University. He believes in following a holistic approach to not only injury and condition but to the patient as well. His experience and clinical placements have provided him with the ability to apply a combination of strengthening, exercise and movement combined with hands-on manual therapy techniques which are essential parts of the rehabilitation process.

He values patient education very highly and believes the patient should be provided with a good understanding of their condition, diagnosis and the management strategies that are implemented.

Jamie has previously played rugby and has worked pitch-side for several years with a variety of men’s and women’s teams which has allowed him to develop a good understanding of how to manage traumatic injuries.

Clinic location: Gracemount, South Gyle & 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

Fiona McFadyen

Fiona McFadyen

Sport & Remedial Massage Therapist

BSc (Hons) physiotherapy, DRSM, SMTO

Fiona has over 10 years experience as a Sports Massage Therapist and well respected for her skills and understanding of sports injury prevention.

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

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.

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.

George has his own clinic in Edinburgh - Brougham Foot Clinic. Appointments can be made by calling his clinic 0131 229 6283

Janet Mack

Janet Mack

HR & Project Manager
Jill Dawson

Jill Dawson

Clinic Manager