Pete graduated from Queen Margaret University College in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. He then went on to gain further qualifications and accreditation to the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) (PGDip) in 2010. Pete spent the first 3 years after graduating working across multiple NHS sites and moved into private practice in 2010 where he has remained ever since.
Pete has a large amount of experience working in a wide range of professional sports. Since 2014 he has been employed as a Consultant Physiotherapist with The European Tour. He initially started working on The European Challenge Tour before working his way up to The European Tour in 2016. To date he has worked at over 40 European Tour tournaments including events such as The Open and he periodically travels to events across Britain, Europe, Africa and The Middle East. Pete has also experience within Women’s golf having worked as a Consultant Physiotherapist at numerous Women’s Opens, including the 2020 Women’s Open at Royal Troon.
Pete also had the honour of being chosen to attend the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo to work at both the men’s and women’s golf events. Although this event was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Pete is due to attend when this event is hopefully rescheduled in 2021.
Pete has widespread experience working with a variety of other sports at both amateur and professional levels. He was Deputy Head of Sports Science and Medical and First Team Physiotherapist at Hibernian Football club during the 2015/16 and 2016/17 seasons. He has also worked for the Scottish Rugby Union and has treated thousands of amateur athletes and members of the general public helping them to manage a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. His conscientious approach has either allowed patients to continue participating in their chosen sport or activity or guided them through the various steps to return to participation after a period of injury.
Pete likes to follow an evidence based approach to Physiotherapy to help support patients with their rehabilitation and return to sport and activity. Pete is also extremely proficient in his manual therapy skills to help ease acute pain and has a keen understanding of Strength and Conditioning principles which allow both professional and amateurs to both improve their performance and to decrease the risk of injury when they participate in their chosen sport.