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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

If you have a referral bring this (you do not require a referral to attend physiotherapy). Bring any Xrays, reports and letters you may have. If you have private health cover bring your card.

What should I wear to my appointment?

Wear loose fitting clothing that will allow us to access your injured area.

How long will the appointment take?

Your appointment time will take about 30 minutes. If it's your first appointment aim to arrive 5-10 minutes earlier so that you can fill in any paperwork.

Do I have to make an appointment?

Yes. So that we can allocate the entire appointment with you.

How can physiotherapy help me?

Physiotherapists are university trained in the assessment and treatment of conditions affecting the muscles, bones and joints of the body. We will do a full assessment when we first see you then educate you about your problem and devise a treatment plan to help you with your recovery.

How long do I have to come for?

Every injury and problem will be different. Therefore after your assessment we will be able to give you an indication of how long your recovery will take.

Do I need a referral to come to see a physiotherapist?

No you do not need a referral to come and see us. If you do however have a referral please bring it with you and we will communicate with your referrer and let them know what we are doing to help you.