FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
For your convenience, we’ve put together a list of some of the most common questions we are asked. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch and we’ll do our best to help you.
DO I NEED A REFERRAL TO SEE A PHYSIOTHERAPIST?
If you choose to pay for physiotherapy yourself, no referral or waiting needed - just click on the Book button above.
However, if you have a private medical insurer, you would have to follow their guidelines, which occasionally involves referral from a GP. Please get in touch with your insurer to find out regarding your specific referral process.
WILL THE TREATMENT BE PAINFUL?
In some instances physiotherapist will require to conduct provocation tests for diagnostic purposes, which may mimic or reproduce your symptoms. Occasionally, some treatment procedures may cause discomfort during and up to 48h after. In most cases you will experience reduction of symptoms rather than increase following your session.
CAN I EXERCISE AFTER A TREATMENT?
You can engage in exercise straight after most treatments provided within the clinic. On rare instances when it's not indicated, your physiotherapist will make sure to inform you regarding the contraindications. In most cases you will feel the benefits of treatment immediately after your session, which in fact will aid performance of physical activity.
I AM NOT INJURED OR IN PAIN, IS PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR ME?
The short answer is yes, physiotherapy is for everyone. Treatment goals don't always involve symptom management or injury treatment but also injury prevention, performance enhancement and event aesthetic goals. Simply improving your posture may lead to increased productivity, confidence, better digestion and improved performance! If you participate in sports on a regular basis, you are very likely to benefit from an MOT to ensure injury prevention and help you achieve your athletic goals!
If you can’t find what you were looking for, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.