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Dry Needling – for painful and tender muscles

Dry Needling London at Physio4Life Dry Needling Can Reduce Pain Related to Trigger Points in Muscles Dry Needling – also know as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling – is



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Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured or have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured of have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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Stretching Vs A Dynamic Warm Up

Stretching Vs a Dynamic warm up



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I have medical insurance, can I claim this back?

Physio4Life is approved by all major UK Health insurance companies. All our physiotherapists are with the Chartered Society and are registered with Health Professionals Council of the UK.



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How much will it cost per session?

You first appointment is a 60 minute consultation which includes a full assessment and treatment session priced at £75.00. Subsequent treatment sessions are usually only 30 minute appointments



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What should I wear for the first appointment?

Wear something comfortable. Bring with you a pair of shorts if it is a lower back, hip, knee, ankle or foot problem and bring a tank top or



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How many treatments will I need?

Everyone is different and there is no fixed number of treatments for a specific condition. However following your initial consultation, your physiotherapist will discuss and agree a treatment



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Should I bring x-rays with me?

Yes, and also bring any other medical information that you may have.



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Do I need physio? Or can I just have a massage?

Depending on the severity of your injury or if you do not know the cause of the injury, it is usually recommended that you see a physiotherapist so



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What can I expect on my first appointment?

Physiotherapists undertake an assessment of each problem. This will involve a thorough examination, together an understanding of your work, rest and recreational activities. This full assessment may identify



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Do I need to see a doctor to see a physiotherapist?

No, not necessarily. You may consult a physiotherapist without a doctor’s referral, but contact will usually be maintained between your GP and Physiotherapist. Physiotherapists work in close cooperation



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How well are the physiotherapists trained?

All of our physiotherapists have BSc(Hons) in Physiotherapy, and many hold two degrees and MSc in related subjects. They are all HPC registered and members of the Chartered



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What does the treatment involve?

Physiotherapists use different treatment methods to deal with a wide range of injuries. Depending on the nature of your injury, you may require: Manipulation or mobilization of joints



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What types of problems can physiotherapy help?

Any condition that affects your muscles, joints, or nerves can be helped by physiotherapy. Common problems include: Painful conditions such as arthritis Back and neck pain, including pregnancy



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