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about project: physio

Your Health. Your Wellness. Your Performance

 

These things are unique to you and caring for them no matter what they encapsulate is our joint project.

Everyone has a story to tell.

You may be looking to get answers to your niggling back or hip, you may be recovering from surgery, you may even be preparing for your first or fiftieth 10k or bike race. 

We are here to help and support you

 

Together we can plan, devise and monitor your progress from your home, gym, or office with our cutting-edge project: Virtual clinic and rehabilitation service.

 

Our project: In-Clinic appointments take place in our Edinburgh city centre based clinic. This leading treatment and rehabilitation space contains a full gym suite alongside cutting-edge assessment technology unique to Scotland.

Our decades of experience in healthcare, including the NHS and Private Practice, have seen us treat, and rehabilitate, thousands of patients of all ages and levels of ability. We are proud to serve and assist all members of the community.

Having worked closely with orthopaedic surgeons in private practice and professional sports, we are highly experienced in the rehabilitation of post-surgical patients. Using our cutting-edge testing equipment we can offer unique rehabilitation and assessment sessions via project: performance | orthopaedic appointments.

With our years of work in elite-level international sport, we can offer support, insight and consultation to clubs or teams around all facets of performance. Experience of this level, rarely found, now accessible via project: performance

To further enhance performance and recovery we have

project: sports massage where our highly experienced masseuse provides a focused session around your current needs.

Bringing together two of the countries leading practitioners,

project: physio was created to really be about investing in

project: you

project: team

Stephen Mutch Physiotherapist

Stephen Mutch

BSc MSC MCSP
 

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Career Highlights

Four Rugby World Cups - 3 x Scotland, 1 x Ireland

Rugby Six Nations Winner - Ireland 2023, 2024

Team Scotland Head Physiotherapist - Commonwealth Games 2018

Team Scotland Physiotherapist - Commonwealth Games 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014

Team GBR Head Physiotherapist - World University Games 2015, 2017, 2019

Education 

Physiotherapy BSc Queens College, Glasgow

 

MSc (Sports Physiotherapy) from University College London.

Certifications

Chairman of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine

UK Anti Doping Advisor

Sports Trauma Management Accreditation

Expert Advisory Board Member to KINVENT Biomechanics

Performance Management Consultant to Beautiful Game Group

Biography

Stephen is an experienced, skilled musculoskeletal physiotherapist who is currently the Lead Physio at the Irish Rugby Football Union having previously been Head of Performance at Montpellier Herault Rugby.  He heads the project: physio performance research department which has work published in peer-reviewed journals. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member to the GITAM University School of Physiotherapy. He has worked at Scottish Rugby (1998 to 2007), and was a consultant physio to Scotland Rugby Team during 6 Nations Championships and World Cups (2007, 2011 & 2015). Until 2020 he was the Clinical Director at the leading private practice in Scotland, Space Clinics. ​Stephen was Head Physiotherapist for Scotland at Commonwealth Games 2018 (Gold Coast), and has often worked as HQ/Lead Physiotherapist at various multi-event Games: these included Team Scotland at Commonwealth Games in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, Youth Games of 2000, 2008 (PhysioHead), World University Games (GB) 2009, 2015, 2017 (Head Physio in ’15 & ’17, Head of MedicalServices 2019), and Youth Olympics with TeamGB 2018. ​Stephen is actively involved in research around the Return to Sport (RTS), and is a co-author on the consensus paper on RTS (2016); texts into Return to Play, plus texts on sport and movement. He enjoys speaking engagements across the UK, North America; Europe including an IOC Prevention of Injury workshop 2020.

Kenny Watt Physiotherapist

Kenny Watt

   BSc MCSP Dip ST DFSEM (UK)

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Career Highlights

Team Scotland Physiotherapist - Commonwealth Games 2018, 2022

Commonwealth Games 2014 - Lead Physiotherapist Athletics

Team GBR Head Physiotherapist - World University Games 2022, 2025

Team GBR Physiotherapist - World University Games 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017

Education 

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy - University of North London

 

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy - Teesside University

 

Diploma in Exercise Medicine - Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 

Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine - Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine

FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine

Certifications

Association of Chartered Physios in Sports & Exercise Medicine - Bronze & Scottish Representative 

UK Delegate to the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapists 

Sports Trauma Management Accreditation

UK Anti-Doping Advisor

Biography

Kenny is a highly experienced musculo-skeletal physiotherapist with degrees in Sports Therapy and Physiotherapy. Having spent four years in professional football as a Sports Therapist Kenny returned to University to gain his first class honours physiotherapy degree. This was followed by two years in the NHS then 9 years in private practice in Edinburgh City Centre.  ​Kenny has attended 4 World University Games as a Team GB physio; 2009, 2013, 2015, and as Deputy Head Physio in 2017. He was appointed Team GB Head Physiotherapist for 2023 in China and recently appointed Head Physio again for the next games in 2025 in Germany. During these games, his lead sports roles have included Tennis, Judo, Rugby 7's, Taekwondo and Shooting. ​In 2014 he was Lead Physiotherapist for Athletics at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and in 2018 was part of Team Scotland for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with responsibilities for Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Weightlifting and Powerlifting. He continued his work with Team Scotland at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022 with responsibility for the Scottish Rugby 7's. ​Since 2009 Kenny has been the Lead Physiotherapist for Scottish Volleyball and sits on the Scottish Beach Volleyball Performance Management Group. He has attended numerous Small Nations European Championship qualifiers and finals with the senior men's program and supported the beach volleyball programs in their preparation for Commonwealth Games. ​Kenny has presented at a number of national sports medicine conferences and has been invited to speak on a number of webinars on topics such as Achilles Tendonopathy and Athlete Recovery Methods.   He currently serves on the Executive Board of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapists, where he co-chairs the Education Committee.

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