FAQs

Would physiotherapy help me?

Please don’t wait for that small niggle to develop into a more painful condition, which would ultimately restrict your daily activities. Acute/small niggles are easier and quicker to treat. Long-standing pains won’t go away on their own. If you are not sure whether your condition can be helped by physiotherapy, please call us on 9987988888 and we would be happy to discuss your problem in confidence.

Do I need a doctor’s referral?

No, you do not need a doctor’s referral to receive physiotherapy treatment. However, it is advisable to bring all your previous and current medical notes and diagnostic x-rays for your first assessment.

What to expect during your first appointment?

Your initial assessment will typically take 45-60 minutes, involving both assessment and treatment.

  • A full history of your medical condition is taken and documented.
  • A physical examination of the area involved is performed.
  • Following the assessment, an explanation of your problem will be given and treatment commenced.

During the physical examination, your therapist may ask you to undress sufficiently to exam the painful area and its surrounding more sufficiently.

What do treatments involve?

Treatment plans are tailored according to the individuals need, based on the physical examination of the affected area. Our therapy sessions are aimed to healing the condition ANDprevent re-occurrence. The treatment plan is reviewed and updated during each session in order to accommodate individual responses to the program.

How many sessions would I need?

The number of required sessions would depend upon the condition being treated. Your therapist will be able to give you a much better idea post your initial assessment. Majority of people attending physiotherapy can be discharged following 6-10 treatment sessions, with a programme of activity and exercises to be followed at home.

Do you provide home visits?

Yes, this facility is available for people who are unable to come to the clinic due to pain and immobility.

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