Jayne Fortescue

Jayne Fortescue

Remedial & Sports Massage Therapist

Jayne is a keen rock climber and snowboarder, as well as enjoying hill walking, canoeing, mountain biking and golf. Having discovered the benefits of massage from her own experiences, she was inspired to embark on a career of her own.

She began her training in 2010 with Scottish Massage Schools in Edinburgh, gaining Diplomas in Swedish Massage, Remedial and Sports Massage and On-site Chair Massage. She continues to expand her skills with further training and has attended workshops in Hands Free Massage, Thai Massage, Clinical Orthopaedic Massage Therapy for the Neck and Trigger Point Therapy. Jayne has been in practice since January 2013 and has worked alongside physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and podiatrists to get the best possible outcomes for her clients. This sharing of knowledge has been invaluable to Jayne as she embarked on her career and it continues to be an important part of her work.

Jayne has also gained a wealth of experience working with both amateur and professional athletes. She has provided massage treatments for members of the Edinburgh Rugby team, the Edinburgh Capitals Ice Hockey team and Hearts Football team. As a member of Athlete’s Angels she is a keen event massage therapist working at big events like Maggie’s Monster Bike and Hike and the Edinburgh Marathon. Event massage allows Jayne to see a huge variety of people in a short space of time, treating up to 40 clients over an 8 hour shift, she thrives in such a fast paced environment gaining invaluable experience to take back to the clinic.

As an On-Site Chair Massage Therapist Jayne works in the commercial sector every week, treating clients in short sessions where it is key to utilise the correct techniques and release muscle tension efficiently. This experience helps her to relate to her clients in the clinic and achieve good results in her treatments.

Jayne’s techniques are used to treat specific injury related problems and general aches and pains. Her treatment plans are devised for each individual through a process of consultation and assessment. She utilises deep tissue and soft tissue techniques as well as movement and stretching to release muscle tension and aid recovery.