29th October 2015

Kevin Dewar Chartered Physiotherapist and Partner

Kevin gradulated from Coventry University in 1999 with a 2:1 BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy degree, he is a Chartered Physiotherapist, a member of the CSP and is registered with the HCPC. Before studying physiotherapy he earned a BSc(Hons) in Biochemistry from St Andrews University and then an MSc in Clinical Pharmacology from Aberdeen University.

After graduating as a physio Kevin worked in a number of different NHS positions gaining broad experience in respiratory, neurology, elderly care, domicilary and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. In his last NHS post he worked closely with the orthopaedic surgeons on a busy elective orthopaedic ward, gaining experience in the immediate post operative care of patients who had just had knee, hip, shoulder and spinal surgery.

He then worked at BUPA Murrayfield Hospital now SPIRE Murrayfield Hospital in Edinburgh, with Paul Bryce and Alistair Matson in the Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Clinic. His last position at Murrayfield before leaving to establish Midlothian Physiotherapy LLP with his two business partners was that of Physiotherapy Clinical Lead.

Amongst the other post graduate training he has undertaken, he is a credentialed McKenzie therapist and a certified Pilates instructor with the APPI. After competing the APPI training programme he taught for a period of time on APPI training courses. In addition he is a Manual Handling trainer, which he started teaching when he still worked for the NHS.

His clinical interests include sports injuries, neck and back pain, shoulder problems and lower limb rehabilitation.

He was born and raised in Glasgow and now lives in Edinburgh with his family. He tries to practice what he preaches and goes to the gym in what free time he has. He has experience kayaking, mountainering, skiing and climbing, however family and work commitments curtail this now. He helps coaching mini rugby with his son’s team.

There is more detail of his undergraduate and postgraduate training, career history and other background information at his Linkedin profile.

 

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