Donald Budge Bsc CEng DARM (SMTO)

Donald Budge Bsc CEng DARM (SMTO)

East Lothian

01368 869983 / 07905 321118

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East Lothian

01368 869983 / 07905 321118

About me

Over the past 12 years, I have been practicing as a full time Advanced Remedial Massage Therapist in Edinburgh, Perth and Dunbar.  Typical conditions which respond to Advanced Remedial Massage techniques include; back pain, sometimes referred to as "lumbago" or "sciatica"; shoulder complaints, sometimes referred to as "frozen shoulder"; headaches, migraine, neck and shoulder stiffness, mostly brought about by stress induced tension; joint stiffness and mobilisation, particularly the hips; muscle spasm; repetitive strain injuries (RSI) and general sports injuries. Advanced Remedial Massage Techniques employed include; muscle energy; positional release, neuromuscular, myofascial release and deep tissue massage.

Course leader, lecturer and tutor with Scottish Massage Schools 2002 - 2005 and 2011 - 2014.

Evening and weekend appointments available. Home visits can also be arranged by appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Training:

  • Diploma in Swedish Massage (DSM)                                           Scottish Massage Schools 1999
  • Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy (RMT)         Scottish Massage Schools 2000
  • Diploma in Advanced Remedial Massage Therapy  (DARM)      Scottish Massage Schools 2002
  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy                                                                 Upledger Institute in Perth 2001
  • Professional Development Award Workplace Assessment using Direct and Indirect Methods - SCQF 8
  • Batchelor of Science Degree in Engineering (BSc)                      Heriot Watt University 1974


  • Sports Therapist supporting the 2000 Youth Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh
  • Pink Ribbon Walk in aid of breast cancer at Scone  2012-14

Professional Engagements:

  • Eight week contract with the Riverdance Company in Edinburgh while on UK tour
  • Contract with the Johann Strause Gala Tour Dance Company in Glasgow when on UK tour
  • Voluntary support to the Butterfly Trust to treat sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis at Nine Wells Hospital

Papers Published:

  • Internet Site: - A Case Study in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy
  • An Essay on Energies:   Published in the SMTO  "On the Massage Scene"

Therapies offered


Competitive rates on application of appointment.

Maps & Directions

Dunbar, EH42

Practical details

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