We are located at 170 Hyndland Road in the West end of Glasgow and have flexible opening hours. All our Physiotherapists are HPC registered, we are registered health providers to the following, BUPA, AXA PPP, WPA, CIGNA & AVIVA. Our clinic also has a gym area for rehabilitation and strength conditioning.

 

We also provide a domiciliary service in Glasgow and Ayrshire.

Meet The Team


Our Team of Physiotherapists have many years of experience.

Gordon Allison

Senior Physiotherapist

The Hyndland Physiotherapy Clinic was established by Gordon in 1999 to provide the local community with a high-quality resource. Gordon is dedicated to help as many people with back, neck, shoulder and other musculoskeletal problems as possible. His special interest is in sports-related problems, as he has worked in professional football. Gordon has a lot of experience with runners and has completed several marathons himself. Rugby is another sport which Gordon has an interest in and has experience in working with a local Glasgow team as well as having worked with Glasgow Rangers Football Club for many years. His aim is not only to treat people but to help people self-manage their problems.

Wherever possible he helps people to prevent recurrence of their problems through conditioning exercise and advice on ergonomics where appropriate. We have good links with local GP’s who have provided us with many referrals. This works both ways as we often refer some cases to the GP to facilitate further investigations or onward referral if this is appropriate. Gordon aims to make sure people have a positive experience at our clinic.

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Heather Bennett

BSc Hons Physiotherapy, MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC Registered

Physiotherapist

Heather has been a Physiotherapist for over 10 years now. She has worked in private clinics and in sport helping people from a variety of backgrounds from professional athletes to people with general health or fitness injuries sh has successfully helped them return to function and achieve their goals. Her primary goal is to help you move better with less pain and more function by completing a thorough assessment of your problem, establishing a specific plan for you and your needs and setting some goals with you so that we can ensure we are on track.

She specialises in Strength and Conditioning and Exercise Rehab. She will take a functional approach to your problem, working through mobility, strengthening, endurance and power activities. All of these activities combined will help create a robust and resilient body that will be much less likely to be injured in the future.

We are on this journey together and she is here to provide you with the support, guidance, and partnership you need to once again enjoy all the things you’re struggling with right now. Together, we will get you moving better with less pain and more function.

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Frank Gilroy

Senior Physiotherapist

Frank graduated as a Physiotherapist in Glasgow in 1985 and gained a further post graduate MSC in Applied Biomechanics from Strathclyde University, Glasgow in 2005. He has worked for the NHS for 27 years in 5 different hospitals gaining experience in a variety of clinical areas before retiring from NHS Physiotherapy in May 2012 to concentrate on private clients. He is aldo a visiting physiotherapy lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University and continues to supervise students in his private work.

He has gained valuable experience as a sports physiotherapist working with the Glasgow Celtic Youth Academy for 7 years and is currently working with various teams at the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and the Scottish Football Association. He has been the physiotherapy advisor to the Glasgow Sports Surgery Service since its inception and is responsible for arranging physiotherapy clinical lectures in the Glasgow area. Frank is a keen marathon and ultra marathon runner and understand the impact injury and surgery can have on patients.

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Andy Devine

Chartered Physiotherapist

Andy has been working as a chartered physiotherapist for over 35 years having graduated from Glasgow with a BSc degree in physiotherapy in 1985. For the past 28 years he has specialised in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. He has extensive experience working in a variety of clinical settings. This includes NHS, private practise in Scotland  and two years in Colorado USA. He has also spent five years working within professional football in the English Premier League. In addition he has had the opportunity of treating  Elite athletes at the Scottish central institute of sports over a 2 year period.

For the last 10 years he has been self employed based at Achilles Heel clinic. Over the years he has acquired excellent assessment, treatment and handling  skills which enables him to be able to address and manage the patients presenting problems in an effective and efficient way. Andy has a keen interest in sport in particular running. He has taken part in many marathons and achieved his goal of a sub 3 hr in Berlin. He has had his own injury experiences which enables him  to empathise and provide sensible achievable goals for rehab. He has taken part in many charity endurance events and is also a keen golfer, skier and cyclist.

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Dougie Lauchlan

MSc BSc MCSP SFHEA

Consultant in Education & Professional Development

Dougie has over 30 years of experience in physiotherapy practice and education, from a variety of sectors. He has undertaken strategic roles in clinical, educational and managerial environments, which are reflected in his practice, teaching and research interests. His clinical area of interest is in musculoskeletal physiotherapy where he has worked in the NHS, independent sector and professional football.

He continues to teach across both physiotherapy and inter-professional subjects in healthcare and leads AHP practice-based learning at Glasgow Caledonian University. He also continues to work as a physiotherapist with the Scottish Football Association with U21 and U19 squads.

Dougie is registered as a physiotherapist with the HCPC, is a member of the CSP and is a Senior Fellow with the Higher Education Academy.

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Emma Steenson

Physio & Pilates

Emma initially started her career in Applied Biology.  From here she followed her passion for health and exercise and completed her BSc Hons Degree in Physiotherapy in 2001 at the University of Ulster, Belfast.  She spent most of her career specialising in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries with a particular interest in spinal injuries, headache, and neck pain.  Emma trained in the APPI (Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute) Modified Pilates method shortly after graduating and fell in love with it.  Her love for physiotherapy soon led her to travel and work overseas in New Zealand and Australia where she had the opportunity to further develop her manual therapy skills working in private practices making good use of her Pilates training.

Through careful analysis of how her clients move Emma incorporates Appropriate Pilates movements into her treatments and has found it to be truly beneficial to her patients from all walks of life. Originally from a ballet background herself, Emma is truly passionate about human movement and dedicated to trying to improve her patient’s health and well being through physiotherapy and pilates. A Mum of three herself, Emma has a specialist interest in post and ante natal pilates and has completed her APPI Ante and Post Natal Pilates training. She is a fully accredited APPI instructor. Emma currently works in private practice at the Hyndland Physiotherapy Clinic and teaches Physio led Pilates classes in the West End.

Kyle McCallum

Sports Massage Therapist

Kyle graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science from Abertay University before continuing his studies on the MSc (Pre-registration) Physiotherapy programme at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2022. Kyle also completed his Sports Massage Diploma in 2021 and has worked as a Sports Massage Therapist for the past 2 years.

Kyle has worked with a variety of patients that suffer from varying presentations such as chronic pain, sports injuries and everyday muscle aches and pains. In addition to this, he has experience working with Olympic and Paralympic swimmers to aid in their training preparation and recovery. He enjoys working with all muscle groups as they all have an influence on daily life.

He is currently preparing to complete a dissertation in accelerated rehabilitation strategies following ACL reconstruction and previously completed an epidemiological study in injury rates across club Rugby in Scotland. Upon graduation, he hopes to work within the NHS whilst working with musculoskeletal conditions in a sporting and recreational environment alongside. When Kyle isn’t studying, he enjoys outdoors sports such as mountain biking and skiing alongside recreational sports such as Rugby Union and American Football. He’s also a keen gym goer and enjoys listening to podcasts and music.

For all things sports massage related please contact Kyle or book online!

FAQs


What to expect from an Initial Appointment?

On your initial appointment we will do a full assessment. From this assessment we will set treatment goals. Treatment may include manual therapy such as massage or joint mobilisation as well as advice on exercise.

What to expect from a Follow-Up Treatment?

On a follow up appointment we would re-assess and make any necessary changes to the treatment protocol.

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During your first appointment, you will get the opportunity to share your story and we will set meaningful treatment goals together.

We will undertake a general assessment, to establish where you sit at the moment and to further tailor our treatment plan.

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Get in touch now to book your appointment. We look forward to hearing from you. If you cannot come to see us we also do home visits.

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