What is a Physiotherapist?
Physiotherapists are university trained and are experts in injury diagnosis, injury treatment, exercise prescription, injury prevention, rehabilitation and many other areas of sport and health and fitness.
What do I need to bring?
In light of Covid-19 a face mask/covering is required unless you are exempt under HSE guidelines. If you have a lower limb injury or back injury, please wear shorts to enable your physiotherapist to fully assess your injury. If you have a shoulder injury the area will also need to be visible for the physiotherapist to assess the area fully. Be prepared to provide full details of your previous medical history or surgical history. If you have had any relevant recent investigations, please bring the reports and a list of your current medication.
How many visits will I need?
The number of treatments will be discussed at your initial assessment. Treatment duration is dependent on your diagnosis, the severity of your symptoms, your past medical history, and many other factors. In general, the sooner you visit a Physio, the sooner you'll be back to your every day pain free life.
Where will the session take place?
Your appointment will take place in the comfort of either your own home or office. Please ensure you have a private space to feel comfortable to be assessed and talk opening about your injury or rehabilitation goals.
What COVID-19 precautions and procedures are in place?
All equipment will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before and after use. All equipment is given an extra deep clean at the end of the day and at lunch time as an additional precaution. We require all clients to fill in a screening form prior to all physiotherapy/massage/Pilates appointments. We will also take your temperature at the start of every session. These precautions are in line with HSE and ISCP guidelines, these help us keep our clients safe. Our physiotherapists will wear full PPE during all treatment where we are unable to maintain >2meter social distancing, this includes a surgical mask, visor and apron. We will also provide surgical masks for any clients who do not have a face covering.
Yes, this can be facilitated, however please email [email protected] and you will be looked after. We offer the convenience of coming to you, sessions over zoom or in house treatments at our location on Booterstown Avenue.
Chartered Physiotherapists are covered by all the major health insurers. However, each policy varies therefore we recommend you check with your provider as they will be able to advise you on the level of cover you have prior to booking. The amount you can claim back will depend on the level of cover your policy has.
No, physiotherapists can assess and treat without referral by a doctor. However, if you have already seen a GP or consultant please bring any relevant scans or investigation reports to enables us to get a better understanding of the injury.
We recommend booking a 45min initial assessment for all new injuries, this enables us to do a full assessment and provide you with some treatment at the first session. If you have a more complex longstanding issue an hour initial appointment may be required. Follow up appointments are 30mins, however if you have a complex issue or require additional hands on treatment a 45min session may be more beneficial to you. This will be discussed with you at the time of booking.
We understand that Physios we provide our clients with a lot of information during a session. Therefore, in order to make things easier for you we will send you a detailed individualised rehabilitation program, This program will have a written explanation of the exercises with how often you need to complete the exercise and videos to make it as easy as possible for you to feel confident that you are doing things correctly. You can also track your progress as you go. This makes it easier to keep track of your progress and link in with your physiotherapist to provide a gold standard service. The software we use is simple to use and you can access it directly from your phone, tablet of desktop.
You will be sent an appointment confirmation at the time of booking, should you need to cancel please click on the link in the email to cancel. We require 24hours notice to cancel appointments. If you wish to reschedule an appointment please get in touch by email [email protected] or alternatively use the quick and easy online booking page. If you would prefer to discuss your injury with a physiotherapist you can contact laura on +353830305676.
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Feel free to ask any physical therapy related questions over the phone, or get send your question via this form below. Your message will be dispatched directly to our staff who will answer as soon as they can.