Edinburgh based Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists working in Morningside.

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Testimonials:

"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 MSc BSc FSOMM MCSP HCPC reg

Jill 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 has been 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 Joint Programme Leader for SOMM MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine validated at QMU, Edinburgh for 3 years. From 2023 Jill will be a guest lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University on their MSc Advancing practice Spinal Module.

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.

www.yourphysiocoach.com

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 

Ruth has many years of MSK experience and loves teaching and being a clinician. With clinical experience in Sport, NHS and Private Practice, she has gained experience in all aspects of Physiotherapy including Sports, and in particular rugby. She has completed her master’s degree in Musculoskeletal Medicine and is currently a teaching fellow with the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine.

 

Ruth now specialises in Women’s Health Physiotherapy helping with ante/post-natal care and continence issues for all ages.  The Mummy MOT is a new service Ruth will be providing post natal for new mums- this is a recognise and certificated qualification nationwide.

 

Postgraduate training in Pilates has led Ruth into teaching Pilates as a Physiotherapist, and in her several years of experience she has discovered the benefits of Pilates for her clients, in particular strengthening and maintaining spinal strength and stability. 

 

Ruth enjoys the challenge of teaching and progressing clients through a programme of new exercises, and she can modify exercises to suit everyone as needed. 

 

Ruth has completed further postgraduate training in acupuncture, taping, and sports injuries to enhance her assessment and treatment options. She is a fantastic addition to the team.

 

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 London, 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 has a passion for rehabilitation and ensuring the client can be the best version of themselves.

Jacqui works with the WTA (Women's Tennis Association) as a Specialist Physiotherapist working with the players when they are on tour and in competition- Wimbledon is a favourite venue to work as well as other European Cities. 

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/persistent 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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