FASIC physiotherapists have a vast range of experience and many of them travel worldwide with national, international, Commonwealth and Olympic teams.
Treena is one of the founder members of FASIC. Her specialist sport is swimming and through this she has travelled extensively with City of Edinburgh Swimming, The University of Edinburgh High Performance Swim Team, Scottish and British swimming.
She manages a team of 30 professionals at FASIC and is a member of the Senior Management Group of the Centre for Sport and Exercise here at the University.
Linda qualified as a physiotherapist with BSc(Hons)1994, and became a member of the Manual Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2001. She completed a Masters in Manual Therapy 2005 and her dissertation on hamstring injuries achieved the Elsevier Prize for best research 2005. Currently she works as clinical specialist sports physiotherapist with clinical expertise in neuromusculoskeletal/spinal injuries.
Her responsibilities at FASIC include staff clinical education and continuing professional development. She has worked for 10 years with Scottish rugby and was also with the Scottish Ladies Lacrosse Team (2005-2008).
Sandi qualified as a physiotherapist many years ago from Leeds Metropolitan University then obtained her Masters in Sports Medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 1994.
She works extensively in High Performance Sport in the UK and abroad and leads the High Performance Sport service at FASIC. She is currently involved with Scottish Rugby Union, British Judo Association, GB Boxing, SnowsportGB and SportScotland.
Sandi attended Commonwealth Games in 2002 and 2006 as part of the Scottish Medical team and has been fortunate to be selected for Delhi 2010. Her main area of interest is in the rehabilitation of elite athletes back to full function.
Lindsay is one of the founders of FASIC and runs the clinic at FASIC Meadowmill. Her interests include the prevention of injury and youth development sport.
She has been appointed Head Physiotherapist and Deputy Head of Medical Services for Commonwealth Games Council Scotland for Delhi 2010, and has previously attended Games in Manchester and Melbourne and the youth games in Bendigo and Pune.
She is Lead Physiotherapist for Women’s Hockey at the SportScotland Institute of sport.
Jenny qualified as a physiotherapist in 1990 and has worked at FASIC since 1997. She trained as a Body Control Pilates Instructor in 2004 and teaches both classes and studio sessions.
She is actively involved in integrating Pilates into sport (mainly swimming, hockey, golf and shooting) and combining physiotherapy and Pilates techniques for rehabilitation. Jenny runs the satellite clinic at Westwood’s Health Club.
Tracy qualified in 2005 with a Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University. She is about to complete her Msc in Sports Physiotherapy in which her thesis and area of interest is rugby.
Tracy has worked in sport since 2006 and along with her work at FASIC she is lead physiotherapist for Currie Rugby club and is currently the head physiotherapist for the Hearts Football Academy based in Edinburgh. She works with the Womens Scottish Hockey and is currently overseeing the Under 21's squad.
This article was published on Aug 2, 2012