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.

Important information

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Maps & Directions

Dunbar, EH42

Practical details

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