Gillian Duncan


Therapist Info


Gillian is passionate about helping people enjoy life and achieving their goals. She understands that it is important to your health and mental well- being to stay active and exercise regularly. A keen runner and swimmer and also enjoys golf and Pilates.

Gillian obtained her first degree in Podiatric Medicine in Edinburgh and proceeded to complete her Postgraduate research degree titled Biomechanics of Anterior knee pain in runners (MRes).  She has over 15 years of experience in both hospital and private practice specialising in MSK foot and ankle conditions. She is also a qualified personal trainer and APPI certified pilates instructor and does first aid for rugby.

Gillian understands the role of movement education in pain and injury management and also teaches Pilates at Optimal Fitness. Pilates during and after an injury can help posture, flexibility, core control and muscle strength.

Whatever your issue, Gillian will work collaboratively with you and the team to help find solutions and get you back on your feet!


  • Sports Injuries - Foot and Ankle (achilles, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, toe deformities, chronic ankle injuries)
  • Diabetes
  • Running Gait Analysis
  • Children's Foot and Leg Problems
  • Orthotics (splints and insoles)
  • Exercise Therapies
  • Footwear Advice
  • Rehabilitation Pilates


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We are dedicated to your recovery. Our team of experts at Optimal Clinic will help you understand and overcome any discomfort, from ache to injury, allowing you to quickly and safely return to pain-free life. Our multidisciplinary team works together to successfully treat a variety of conditions, from chronic pain to women's health issues. Our patients are the core of our philosophy and our sole mission is to get you back in your game, on your bike or simply just back on track quickly and effectively.

Optimal Fitness

Commercial Building 3
Dubai Studio City
PO Box 74361

04 441 9687
050 423 3302
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