Our Team

Our Team at Kids Physio Scotland are highly specialist clinicians working in the field of Paediatrics.

All our physiotherapists are Chartered Physiotherapists registered to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have professional membership to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), and the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP). 

Continuing professional development is an integral part of each physiotherapists ongoing education and we work within statutory professional guidelines from the above bodies. 

All our physiotherapists have an enhanced PVG disclosure to ensure they are safe to work with children.                                                                        

  Dawn Houston                                                                               

 Lead Physiotherapist


BSc(Hons)Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP, APCP, APPI.                              

Kids Physio Scotland Ltd was founded by Dawn.  She gained her experience in the NHS and Private Practice both as a Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist and manager for over 14 years.  

She has worked in Paediatric Inpatients, Outpatients, Special and Mainstream Education, family homes and respite care homes, Child Development Teams and Botox Clinic.  Her interests lie in SDR rehabilitation, APPI pilates for improving motor control,  neurodevelopmental work, cranial and myofascial release techniques, kinesiology taping and core stability work.

   Anne McKenna


Dip(Phys), HCPC, MCSP, APCP.

Anne has many years experience working in both NHS and private settings.

Her speciality is with children and teenagers, working together with families, Education, Charities and Youth Football Clubs. She regularly carries out rehab for children pre and post op SDR/orthopaedic surgery, including children with complex sensory needs and Autism, and has a keen interest in treating sports injuries in the growing child, such as Osgood Schlatters etc.

      Karen Macaulay         

 BSc(Hons)Physiotherapy, HCPC, MCSP, APCP

Karen is a Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist. Karen also works for the NHS and has over 15 years post-graduate experience of working in large teaching hospitals, Outpatient clinics, Schools and Nurseries, and in the community. 

Karen has extensive experience with babies, children and young adults who have a range of abilities. Karen leads seminars on therapeutic management of children for teachers working within the Special Needs Educational environment.  She is expert in advising parents on these strategies when caring for their own child.

❝Thank you for providing a high quality specialist Paediatric service. It was proved necessary on this occasion, when the local NHS provision was not able to initially support this child at a crucial time of discharge from hospital.  I was delighted to recommend you to the child's parents given your Paediatric Physiotherapy experience.❞                                                    (Physiotherapist, NHS)


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