Ryan Parkes

Solve your pain problem


Ryan qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist with 1st class honours from Glasgow Caledonian University after completing his first BSc(Hons) in Sports therapy in 2015.  He brings a wealth of sports experience to West End Physio, having been a team physio for Celtic Football Club's youth academy, Glasgow University Senior Men's rugby and football teams and a Sports Therapist for Scotland Schools Football Association (SSFA).  Here he developed expert diagnostic skill, and skilled communication within the team environment, frequently liasing with coaches, sports scientists and psychology teams to ensure safe return to play for players.

He also previously worked within the NHS in Glasgow and Lanarkshire as a specialist musculoskeletal physio, supervising junior physios, and also as a team member with the vestibular service treating conditions including BPPV, vertigo and post concussion syndrome.

Ryan is passionate about helping you understand what exactly is happening with  your body and inury pain and making rehab really specific to your goals - getting back to life as it was before pain!  He will not give you a boring list of exercises but support you all the way with treatment and rehabilitation, as well as ensuring sound injury prevention strategies for the future.

Outwith physio, he plays rugby, goes to the gym and runs lots, and has recently started training for triathalons, occasionally finding time for folk gigs and eating delicious food!

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