Meet the team

Our qualified and experienced therapists work closely with you to provide you the care and help you need to achieve the outcome desired.

All bookings should be made through Picky reception on 01856 879900. Enquiries can be directed to the therapist through their contact details below:


Meet the team:

Holly Elliott


Holly is a registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council. Prior to her osteopathic studies she worked in the professional dance world as a dance artist and teacher after receiving her Bachelors in Performing Arts from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.

Her love of movement and working with people to improve their wellbeing inspired her to study Osteopathy, and she graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017 with distinction. Since then she has worked in several osteopathy clinics in London and Newcastle upon Tyne before moving to Orkney in 2021.

Holly has worked with a wide range of patients including celebrities and athletes but she prides herself in being down to earth and approachable. She has special interests in treating runners and dancers but enjoys helping patients of all ages (12+ yrs) with a wide variety of problems from arthritic pain to lower back pain and cervicogenic headaches to sports injuries.

She believes that the best outcomes are achieved if patients understand what is happening in their body and why, and encourages questions and patient engagement in their treatment.

Osteopathy sessions include hands on treatment but will also focus on self help and advice so that improvement can continue beyond the end of the session.

Holly is more than happy to speak to you if you are uncertain if osteopathy could help you. All bookings should be made through Picky reception on 01856 879900.

Mobile: 07377 689 237
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  • British College of Osteopathic Medicine - M.Ost ND DO Master of Osteopathy and Diploma in Naturopathy
  • Northern School of Contemporary Dance - BPA (Hons) Contemporary Dance Performance
  • JEMS Movement ART Analysis, Rehabilitation and Training Course 1
  • Mum and Baby CPD training courses - Postpartum Mum - ‘treating the postnatal patient’
  • Mum and Baby CPD training courses - Bump to baby part 1 - ‘treating the pregnant patient’
  • Steven Lassetter BSc (Hons) Ch.14003 - Clinical Biomechanics
  • OMT Training - Medical Acupuncture ‘Dry Needling for the treatment of muscular pain

Professional bodies:

  • General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)
  • Institute of Osteopathy
  • Associated practitioner of Arthritis Action and Dance UK


  • Monday: 0800-1545
  • Tuesdays: 0900-1715
  • Wednesdays: 0800-1300
  • Thursdays: 1200-1930



Lee Rendall

Sports Therapist

Lee has been working as a Sports Therapist since 2021 and additionally is a certified provider of both Maitland & Mulligan joint mobilisation techniques.

He has worked with a wide range of clients and provides a service that focuses on treating pain, injuries, and bodily dysfunctions. He can also provide the application of rigid support tape and kinesiology tape to help give support to injuries in the rehabilitation process. As a qualified gym instructor his knowledge in exercise progression and regression helps him when prescribing exercises for rehabilitation.

A sports therapy session can include a combination of:

  • Initial Consultation (Part of First Appointment)
  • An individualised Musculo-Skeletal Assessment
  • Manual Therapy (Massage & Joint Mobilisation)
  • Rehabilitation Protocols (Can Include Exercises & Stretches)

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  • HND Sports Therapy
  • Sports Therapy Scotland accredited in Joint Mobilisation
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor


  • Wednesday: 1345-2200
  • Thursday: 1200-2000
  • Saturday: 1100-1745



Gail McAndrew

Massage Therapist

Gail is trained in a range of both therapeutic and remedial massage techniques and uses a range of these skills to address specific physical symptoms. Alternatively she can provide a luxurious treatment focused on pure relaxation.

Treatments with Gail will begin with a short consultation where the client will have an opportunity to discuss, in confidence, any existing health conditions, injuries or lifestyle concerns that they may have. This will allow Gail to direct each individual treatment towards meeting the client’s needs using the most effective techniques possible. In line with her personal ethos, Gail uses ethically-sourced, organic oils that are rich in nutrients and kind to your skin.

Currently 60-minute appointments are available in the following services:

  • Sports, Relax and Remedial massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reflexology
  • Thai foot massage

You can contact her directly with specific questions before your treatment through her Facebook page below.

Knead Massage Facebook page


  • Indian Head Massage – Practitioners diploma
  • Hot Stone Fusion for reflexology
  • Hot Stone Massage & Hot Stone Reflexology
  • Thai Foot Massage (Practitioners course)
  • Course of Instruction on Reflexology
  • Diploma in clinical aromatherapy
  • Practitioners diploma in hot stone therapy massage
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports massage

Professional bodies:
IFPA (International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists)


  • Tuesday: 1745-2000
  • Friday: 1730-2100

Fiona Blair

Massage & Mobility 

Fiona studied massage in her 20's and trained with Clare Maxwell-Hudson in 1991 followed by the London School of Sports Massage in 1997.

Fiona worked in Paris and Edinburgh in health clubs, in particular with dancers and anyone looking to enhance movement skills. She also spent 20 years teaching salsa, hula hooping and exercise classes, and is a gym instructor with qualifications in exercise referral, pre and post-natal, low back pain and postural stability (falls management exercise).

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Massage Qualifications:

  • Diploma Sports Massage (London School of Sports Massage)
  • ITEC Certificate Massage (Clare Maxwell-Hudson School of Massage)

Exercise Qualifications:

  • Level 4 - Specialist Postural Stability Instructor
  • Level 4 - Low Back Pain
  • Level 3 - Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 - Older People Exercise
  • Level 3 - Pre and Post-Natal
  • Level 2 - Gym instructor and exercise to music
  • Salsa and hula hoop teacher


  • Wednesday: 1500 - 1900


Mary Cowieson

Neuro Physiotherapist

Mary studied at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, gaining a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 1997. She has worked in various NHS hospitals in Aberdeenshire, Ayrshire, Wiltshire and Orkney. During this time, she has developed a passion for helping people living with various neurological conditions.

Mary currently works with Move4Ward, an award winning team of specialised neurophysiotherapists based in Elgin and Inverness, doing remote consultations across Scotland and now is offering in person sessions locally in Orkney.

Currently, Mary is able to offer assessment and treatments for people with neurological conditions such as MS, MND, stroke, Parkinsons, Head injury and also generalised balance and mobility problems. She is trained in the Anatomy In Motion approach to rehabilitation and can offer assessment and trials of Functional Electrical Stimulation, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation, Blazepods and wireless robotic gloves.

Mary is passionate about helping people reach their full potential and to access the wonderful power of neuroplasticity - our brain’s ability to heal, grow and change. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with your condition for 30+ years, she is keen to help you see positive change and achieve your goals. Physiotherapy sessions can include clinic appointments, virtual sessions (via zoom) or home visits.

To make an appointment or for any queries, please contact Mary directly to find out how she might be able to help you.

Phone number: 01856 480440


  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University

Professional bodies:

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in neurology (ACPIN)


  • Wednesday 0900-1400 (at The Picky Wellbeing Clinic)


Iona Galbraith

Massage Therapist

Iona spent three years studying Complementary Therapies, learning a holistic approach to health and how relaxation benefits both the mind and body.  She qualified in Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Massage as well as studying health related subjects such as Stress Management, Nutrition, Pathological Processes, and Lifestyle Advice for Clients.

She then continued her studies with a year in Soft Tisue Therapy, learning Clinical Sports Massage, Functional Anatomy, Physiology and Aetiology of Sport Injuries, Injury Prevention and Management, Flexibility Training and Exercise Principles and Testing and how to apply these to help our bodies function more effectively. As part of the course, she worked with professional athletes, footballers, rugby and basketball players, as well as volunteering with professional ballet dancers at the RSAMD.


  • Sports Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Traditional Head Massage
  • Facial Massage
  • Herbal Compress Massage
  • Reflexology


  • NC Wellness Therapies
  • HND Complementary Therapies
  • HNC Soft Tissue Therapies

Professional Bodies:

  • The Federation of Holistic Therapists


  • Monday 17:30 – 20:00
  • Tuesday 17:30 – 20:00