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: email@example.com
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clinic location: Leith, Gracemount
MSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc Sports & Exercise Science, HCPC, MCSP
Following an honours degree in sport and exercise science and sports massage qualification, Rona went on to do an MSc in physiotherapy at Northumbria university.
Since qualifying Rona has worked in a variety of departments in both the NHS and private sector, and therefore has developed experience in a wide range of conditions.
Rona believes that everyone’s recovery journey is different and therefore follows a holistic approach based on the individual as well as their injury. Rona combines her hands-on treatment with exercise prescription and can also provide sports massage, trigger point release and taping when required.
Rona’s main aim is to get her patients engaged in their recovery as well as educate them about their injury and getting them back to doing all of the things they enjoy.
Clinic location: Leith, South Gyle & Peebles
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: South Gyle & Peebles
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
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
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
PhD (physio) HCPC, MCSP
Annie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University, Illinois in 2010. Currently, she is a lecturer for the Masters of Physiotherapy programmes at Queen Margaret University.
Annie has extensive experience treating musculoskeletal conditions for people of all ages. She provides patient-centered care utilizing evidence based practices to optimize outcomes, along with incorporating both manual and exercise based treatment to address dysfunction. Annie also has over 6 years clinical expertise in paediatric physiotherapy as well as specialising in sports related injuries, including bio-mechanical assessment for swimming, running, and cycling in relation to injury or performance.
Annie was a competitive swimmer in the US and has also competed in triathlons, including completing the Ironman in Lake Placid, New York. She now has three children, but continues to swim, bike, and run along with enjoying the amazing outdoors that Scotland has to offer.
Clinic location: Gracemount, Peebles
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 mange traumatic injuries.
Clinic location: Gracemount, South Gyle & Leith
Biju Choran House
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
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
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.
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