Questions relating to Physiotherapy

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Q.What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a treatment used to help with the pain relief, healing and rehabilitation of most medical and surgical conditions.

Q.How effective is physiotherapy?

In the vast majority of cases physiotherapy is considered extremely effective for appropriate conditions. Research suggests that physiotherapy significantly improves the rehabilitation. Our Physiotherapist have extensive clinical experience and know when to refer clients to another clinician or consultant.  Recovery timelines and expectations will be clear through the treatment process.

Q.Is physiotherapy massage?

No, physiotherapy is much more than massage, although specific massage techniques may be used if they are regarded as an appropriate treatment to aid your recovery. Physiotherapy is an autonomous health profession, and all our therapists are qualified members of the MCSP, ensuring excellence in your treatment.

Q.What types of problem can physiotherapy help?

Physiotherapy is a treatment used to help with the pain relief, healing and rehabilitation of most medical and surgical conditions.

Q.Why see a physiotherapist?

In the vast majority of cases Physiotherapy is considered extremely effective for appropriate conditions. Research suggests that physiotherapy significantly improves the rehabilitation.

Q.Can I choose to be seen by a female Physio?

Yes you can select the Physiotherapist that is most appropriate for your conditions.  Additionally as a team we cross refer if we feel this is the best way to manage your case.  In all circumstances we provide clear instruction as to why we are recommending or changing the therapist.


Questions relating to Treatments

Treatment

Q.What can I expect to happen in the initial assess?

Initial assessment is 45 minutes long.  We ask that you come in with good time, to enable filling out of relevant forms.  During the session you will be asked questions relevant to your condition and health behaviours.  You will be taken through physical tests relevant to your condition and then treated as per best practice for your condition.

Q.How do I know what type of Physiotherapy will help?

The clinician who you see will know the best type of physiotherapy for your needs.  If you have any questions prior to booking, we are always happy to get one of our team to call you back and talk through your needs.

Q.Can I pay for my treatments by Credit Card?

At Movement Perfected we accept all major credit cards, except American Express.

Q.What clothes shall I bring for my physio appointment?

Please bring clothes that are easy to move in, and that you are comfortable in.


Questions relating to Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance

Q.What do I have to do if I want to claim costs through my medical insurance?

We provide all the details needed to claim back from your medical insurance.  If you come through Bupa, Axa or Nuffield we bill these companies direct.  If you are with other health insurers they ask that we take payment and you claim back from the.   If you have any questions regarding this please let us know

Q.I have an excess or treatment limit on my medical policy what should I do?

If you session cost is higher than your policy allows, you can pay privately for the treatment.  Prices are available on this site.


General Physiotherapy Questions

General

Q.What is the Health Professions Council?

This is the overarching body that ensures best practice.  All our therapists are on the register.

Q.Do I need a Doctor's Referral?

Physiotherapy is an autonomous Chartered profession.  You can directly access our services.