CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE 01.08.2020
WE ARE NOW ABLE TO SEE PATIENTS FACE-2-FACE!
IN ORDER TO KEEP YOU AND OUR TEAM SAFE, ALL PATIENTS MUST COMPLETE A SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE CLINIC.
A LINK WILL BE SENT TO YOU BY EMAIL PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.
If you do not have an email address, we can complete the form by telephone.
WE ARE ALSO STILL OFFERING BESPOKE EXPERT PHYSIOTHERAPY FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME BY EITHER VIDEO OR TELEPHONE, FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON'T FEEL READY TO ATTEND IN PERSON YET OR FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SYMTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS!
Call us on the usual number (0131 221 1044) to book or book online.
Shona Dewar, Clinical Director
BSc (Hons), MSc, MCSP, MSOMM
Shona graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2004 with BSc (Hons) in physiotherapy.
Since then she has worked within the NHS and private practice in various rotational and static posts, as well as working with amateur rugby teams and treating individual private patients. These experiences have enabled her to bring a wide variety of skills and expertise to the Musculoskeletal setting.
To expand her skills, Shona has also obtained post-graduate qualifications in Acupuncture and Orthopaedic Medicine. In 2014 she completed her Masters in Orthopaedic Medicine, specialising in chronic lower back pain, from the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine affiliated with the University of Middlesex.
Having also worked in the Occupational Health setting, Shona is also trained in carrying out Ergonomic and Display Screen assessments.
When not working, Shona divides her (very little!) remaining free time between her daughters, her husband and her personal interest in running.
Shona also operates our sister clinic Tranent Physiotherapy, East Lothian. Click here for more details.
BSc (Hons.), MCSP
Danielle graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2015 with BSc (Hons) in physiotherapy. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Since then she has worked full time in the NHS completing several rotations before specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and making the transition into private practice.
Danielle has also worked part-time for Hibernian FC for the past two and half years as academy physiotherapist running weekly injury clinics and providing pitch-side cover.
Danielle’s main clinical interest is sports rehabilitation and has a range of experience which enables her to diagnose and treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Dr Kirsten Ness
MBChB (2001), MRCP, MRCGP, MSc SEM, FSOMM
Bruntsfield Physiotherapy is delighted to announce Dr Kirsten Ness joined our team in September 2015. Dr Ness is a GP working in Strathesk Medical Practice. She has a keen interest in sports and exercise medicine and has recently obtained an MSc in this field through Bath University.
Dr Ness also has a Fellowship of the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine and tutors on their postgraduate diploma courses teaching both doctors and physiotherapists. She provides medical cover at various sports events including horse racing, marathons, triathlons and football. She has also been an expedition doctor for high altitude treks to Kilimanjaro as well as long distance cycle and multisport events. She is also fully trained in Acupuncture and Steroid Injections.
Linzi is a registered member of the Scottish Massage Therapists organisation. She provides Swedish Massage as well as Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy. She is available on Fridays.
Costs for Linzi's treatments are £30 for 30mins and £50 for a full hour.
Martha, Jackie and Kerri are our administration team and manage all telephone enquiries, emails and appointments from reception.
Robert Dewar, PhD - Non-Clinical Director
Robert Dewar is Shona’s husband and the practice’s non-clinical director. As such he provides IT, office management and administration support for the clinic as well as occasional reception cover.
When not at Bruntsfield Physiotherapy he is the Head of Cyber Security at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, providing executive education and dialoge activities. He has a PhD in EU cyber security policy.
To book an appointment...
Telephone: 0131 221 1044
Fax: 0131 221 1008
17-19 Barclay Place,
Edinburgh, EH10 4HW
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(c) Bruntsfield Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Clinic 2015
Bruntsfield Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Clinic is proud to be a part of Shona Dewar Physiotherapy Ltd.