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Our Staff

Reception area is manned when clinic is open from 8am-8pm

Philip Yeates M.C.S.P.

With over 30 years experience as a chartered physiotherapist.

Philip was associated with Dunfermline Athletic F.C. for over 20 years up to May 2004. Philip has extensive experience in sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. Has assisted on feature film “Gorillas in the Mist “ and others.

Between 1987 -2004 covered youth international football, including U-19 World Cup Finals in Chile in 1987 and U-16 World Cup Finals in Scotland in 1989. He then was promoted to physiotherapist to the Scottish National team from 1994-2008 including Euro 96 and World Cup in France 1998.

He was approached to become head physiotherapist at Rangers F.C. from 2008-2013.

He now works full time at the clinic in Dunfermline.

Provides services for a variety of insurance companies and corporate clients.

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Physio First

Colette McLaren M.C.S.P.

Qualified in 1995 from Glasgow Caledonian University with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy.

Worked at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for 4 years, where basic clinical skills were gained.

Moved on to Ninewells Hospital, Dundee for 2 years as a senior. Worked closely with a specialist physiotherapist and a consultant in spinal pain for over a year then took a management post in respiratory.

During her NHS career Colette became involved with district rugby. For 6 years she was one of the physiotherapists for the Caledonian Reds at 17 - 21 level.

While still in the NHS worked with Philip while he was away on SFA duties.

Started working with Philip full time at Dunfermline Athletic Football Club in 2001.

Colette's areas of clinical experience include, neck pain, headaches, back pain, sports injuries, occupational health injuries, soft tissue massage and acupuncture.

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Physio First
  • Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP)

Sarah Jones M.C.S.P.

Sarah qualified in 2009 with a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University having previously completed an Applied Sports Science Undergraduate Degree at The University of Edinburgh.

She spent time working in the NHS in Glasgow where she gained experience treating patients with a variety of conditions. Sarah is the lead physiotherapist for The Scottish Ladies Volleyball Team providing support during domestic and international events and has provided Physiotherapy support for the British Ultimate Frisbee Team at Junior world and European Championships. She also continues to work at West of Scotland Rugby Club providing clinics and pitch side Physiotherapy.

As a former elite athlete competing in freestyle wrestling in the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games, Sarah has a special interest in sporting injuries.

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
Gregor Pirie M.C.S.P.

Gregor Pirie M.C.S.P.

Gregor graduated from Robert Gordon University with a First Class BSc Hons in Physiotherapy.

During his time at university, he has gained a variety of experiences across numerous settings including musculoskeletal outpatients, orthopaedics and neuro- rehabilitation.

In addition, as a qualified sports massage therapist and sports first aider, Gregor has worked with football clubs including Dunfermline Athletic, Raith Rovers, Peterhead and Fife Elite Youth Academy.

As a keen footballer, Gregor has played for St Johnstone and Cowdenbeath at youth level before moving to Aberdeen and joining the university football team.

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Physio First

Sharon Glenn D.A.R.M., S.M.T.O.

Sharon has been practising massage therapy since 2004, when she qualified in Swedish Massage. Since gaining her initial qualification, she has taken further courses in Remedial and Sports Massage, Advanced Remedial Massage, Neuro-Muscular Re-Education, Muscle Energy Techniques, Active Isolated Stretching, Hands Free Massage, Indian Head Massage and Hot Stones Therapy.

Throughout her treatments Sharon will often use a combination of various techniques according to presenting symptoms and conditions of her clients, everything from deep tissue massage and muscle energy work to relaxation massage.

Sharon is a registered member of the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation (SMTO). Members of the organisation are required to complete regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) on an annual basis.

Amanda Baxter D.A.R.M.

Amanda offers Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Advanced Remedial Massage, Thai Massage and Theraputic Massage at Philip Yeates Physiotherapy.

Amanda also offers a full range of beauty treatments and anti-ageing products.

Paul Sharples MChs Podiatrist

Paul qualified with a first class honours degree in Podiatry from Queen Margaret University after completing a Sport’s injury Diploma in Sydney Australia in 2010.

Since qualifying, Paul has worked within numerous hospital clinics within Scotland and Singapore, which lead him to set up his own business working in private practice in Dunfermline.

Paul area of clinical experience focuses on reducing pain and improving the quality of life for each of his patients. This is achieved by assessing the lower limb, foot and ankle to highlight if there is a restriction in joint motion, lack of muscle strength or ailment that could be causing the pain.

Some of the common complaints include: Heel Pain, Achilles tendonitis, Arch pain, Shin pain, bunion joint pain, toe deformities and painful corns and forefoot pain.

  • Member of the College of Podiatrists (CoP)
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
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