Edinburgh based Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists working in Morningside.

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"Not only is Jill Kerr a first class physiotherapist specialising in the management of musculoskeletal disorders, she is also one of the finest teachers of musculoskeletal medicine in the UK. Anyone meeting Jill, either as a patient or being taught by her, will realise very quickly that she is someone at the top of her profession."

Dr Robert Smith: General Practitioner


"I consulted Jill regarding my knee following a five-a-side football injury. Her advice and ligament treatment soon had me running around again. A very professional approach at a time that suited me."

David Ferguson


" Jill really helped me and gave me very good advice, I would definitely recommend Jill and the clinic. Very friendly staff"

Aisling Christie

Our Physios have written textbooks and lecture worldwide. Physiotherapy textbook written by Physiotherapists that treat clients here in Morningside, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad

Jill Kerr Physiotherapy Ltd

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, One to One Pilates &

Physiotherapy for Women's Health

Jill Kerr Physiotherapy Edinburgh is registered with the Health Professionals Council, a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Organisation of Physiotherapists in Private Practice and a Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.


Jill Kerr qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1988, obtaining a BSc in Physiotherapy from Queen's College in Glasgow. She was awarded a commendation prize.


In 2006 Jill was awarded an MSc in Orthopaedic Medicine by Middlesex University and is currently a Module Leader and Professional Advisor for students enrolled in that very same Masters programme. Jill is also co-author of the textbook "A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine, 3rd Edition 2010 published by Atkins, Kerr and Goodlad. This is a textbook suitable for under and post graduate physiotherapists, doctors and many more. In September 2015 Jill, Emily and Elaine were delighted to announce that the next book has now been published 'A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine', 4th Edition including updates on current literature as well as many new activities.


Jill has worked in many different settings from NHS and sports clubs to private hospitals, gaining experience in all aspects of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Working in Private practice since 1997,  Jill launched Therap-Ease, a multi-therapy clinic, within Edinburgh in November 2013.

Jill lectured for Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine (SOMM) post graduate courses throughout the UK and overseas for 25 years. Jill was also now a Joint Programme Leader for SOMM MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine validated at QMU, Edinburgh. 

In 2020 Jill has created a new aspect to the business delivering bespoke one to one Virtual Coaching sessions for other Physiotherapists and students Specialising in MSK. This will allow her to share her expertise and teaching experiences in the UK and overseas. and help develop their clinical and academic skills.


Specialising in Musculoskeletal Injuries, Sports Injuries and Injection Therapy Jill continues to thrive on her journey as a Specialist Physiotherapist.


Within the clinic Jill Kerr Physiotherapy Edinburgh is surrounded by other like-minded professional therapists-  Jill is joined by a fantastic team of Associate Physiotherapists:

  • Ruth Bradley

  • Jacqui Archer


Ruth Bradley graduated with Bsc Hons in 2012 as a Physiotherapist in Edinburgh.  Since qualifying she has gained experience working in the NHS as well as in sport, in particular with Rugby.  She has undertaken training for physiotherapists in Pilates which she has been teaching privately for several years.  Ruth finds many of the aspects of Pilates are beneficial in strengthening and maintaining spinal strength and stability.  She enjoys the challenge of new exercises and watching the progression of clients.  Ruth believes Pilates can work for everyone, modifying exercises to suit all. One to one pilates sessions are available with Ruth.

In addition to her Pilates training, Ruth has shown an interest in treating a variety of conditions and has undergone further training in acupuncture, taping and in sports injuries to benefit her assessment and treatments.


Jacqui Archer MSc, MCSP, MMAP, HCPC ,has over 30 years experience working as a physiotherapist.  Originally from NZ she graduated in 1983 and moved to the UK in 1989. She completed a Sports Diploma at the University of London in 1993 and her Masters in Physiotherapy at University College London in 1998 She has worked extensively in both the NHS and private sector. She has a great passion for the profession and specializes in helping individuals with spinal pain, joint pain and sports injuries.  She works with patients both to regain full function and prevent recurrence of injuries.  Her approach is very hands on and tailored to fit the individual.  

Jacqui recently moved to Edinburgh from London with her teenage family.  She is a keen cyclist, tennis player and hill walker


Detailed assessments of all patients is at the core of our treatment to ensure we can plan bespoke treatment for all our patients.


At Jill Kerr Physiotherapy Edinburgh all the therapists continue to develop academically and clinically to ensure clients receive the most appropriate and up to date treatments suitable for them. Communication is important to Jill and she strives for contented and satisfied client experiences. Clients can expect to be treated courteously and confidentially at all times.


What can we treat?


Musculoskeletal problems eg backpain, neckpain, pelvic pain, sprained ligaments, muscles strains / tears, joint pain, arthritis, sports injuries, tendinopathies, chronic pain


Women's Health eg. stress incontinence, urge incontinence and frequency incontinence


Treatments available:

  • Acupuncture

  • Mobilisations

  • Massage: soft tissue techniques

  • Manipulation

  • Electrotherapy including laser

  • Myofascial Release:

  • Strapping

  • Neural  Mobilisations

  • Joint injections of Hyaluronic Acid (Ostenil PLUS)

  • Neural stimulation

  • Post operative rehabilitation

  • Bespoke Advice and exercises

  • Exercise and advice 

  • Pre-season biomechanical screening

  • Walking aid MOT and walking aids for sale


Jill Kerr Physiotherapy "Treating you Better!"



Ruth Bradley
Jacqui Archer
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