Blog – ESP Physio



POSTED: August 22, 2023

Unlock Your Potential with a Rewarding Career in Physiotherapy and Rugby 

Are you passionate about helping people lead active, healthy lives? Do you have a passion for musculoskeletal health and a keen interest in sports like rugby? If you’re nodding your head, we have an exciting opportunity that might just be the perfect fit for you! Join Our Team at ESP Physio Imagine working in an […]


POSTED: August 18, 2023

Triumph Over Adversity: A Remarkable Journey to Karate World Championship Victory

In the world of sports, stories of triumph over adversity are often the most inspiring and heartwarming. Such is the tale of Gordon Mathie who, against a significant injury, managed to clinch the coveted title of Masters Karate World Champion. This awe-inspiring journey of resilience, dedication, and unwavering spirit serves as a testament to the […]


POSTED: July 31, 2023

Meet Morgan!

Hi! My name is Morgan Balsam and I’m the newest member of ESP Physio! I recently moved to Edinburgh from the United States after falling in love with this country during a solo backpacking trip last summer. So far, I can say that I love haggis, hate black pudding, and enjoy being called “hen”. And […]


POSTED: April 25, 2023

Shockwave Therapy at ESP Physio

From the 1st May ESP Physio are now providing SWT at our Grangemouth and Edinburgh clinics. Despite this treatment being used in physiotherapy since the 1980’s, it is still not common knowledge amongst the public as to what it is and how it can help. What is Shockwave? Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (SWT) is a treatment […]


POSTED: February 15, 2023

Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries are a very common occurrence in sports and are frequently caused by “going over” your ankle – that is to say: excessively twisting it. This is common in sports with lots of changes of direction, such as football, basketball, and netball. As it is such a common injury, lots is known about it […]


POSTED: November 1, 2022

ESP Partners with Dollar Academy!

ESP Physio are delighted to announce a new working partnership with Dollar Academy. The newest member of our team, Scott, will be providing physiotherapy to the young athletes in Dollar Academy’s Rugby and Hockey teams. Everyone at ESP Physiotherapy would like to wish Dollar Academy all the best for the upcoming season and hope they […]


POSTED: October 14, 2022

Common Wrist Injuries

Upper limb injuries are generally less frequent than lower limb injuries, but they can be quite disruptive to your activities of daily living, especially if they involve the hand. Below are a few common wrist and hand injuries that may require physiotherapy treatment. Broken Wrist Probably one of, if not the most common region to […]


POSTED: September 12, 2022

Learning About Traumatic Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common complaint in both daily life and sport, which can arise from an acute incident or slowly over time. Traumatic events, such as heavy impacts or awkward movements, often lead to bone or ligament injuries, such as an AC joint sprain or a broken clavicle. Non-traumatic shoulder pain typically arises due […]


POSTED: August 29, 2022

ESP Physio Returns From The Games

At ESP we have always encouraged our team to get experience in as many fields as possible whether that be lecturing on physiotherapy courses at university, working in pro-youth football, rugby or hockey to name but a few. It is the same reason why we have a constant stream of physiotherapy students coming from Queen […]


POSTED: August 25, 2022

Working With The Best

Since ESP’s inception we have always tried to work with world class athletes. Our goal as company was to provide the very best level of service for our patients, and we recognised that if we could provide a level of care that professional athletes were happy with, then we could certainly meet the requirements of […]