Frequently asked questions
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Our Physiotherapy team are specialists in musculoskeletal injuries and the management of musculoskeletal pain, so if you think your pain is related to a muscle, ligament, joint or nerve then it’s most likely that physiotherapy is the best treatment option. If you're unsure, then please get in touch and we can advise you further.
We aim to work within the local community in Rugby, Warwickshire. We can work with sports teams or clubs, other health professionals and provide occupational health service for business.
Yes, to become a Physiotherapist you must obtain a degree in Physiotherapy (BSc) and therefore physiotherapist have a very high level of knowledge about the human body, movement and injuries. Our Clinical director also has a masters degree (MSc) in Manual therapy.
To maintain registration as a Physiotherapist you need to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.(HCPC) and to work for LMC Physiotherapy you need to be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
These bodies regulate standards and ensures that Physiotherapists maintain standards of professionalism and clinical skill.
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No, you don’t need to have seen a GP or consultant first. A physiotherapist can independently diagnose and treat musculoskeletal injuries.
Please see the information regarding initial assessments. We will talk about your problem and what you want to achieve. The assessment will be individual to you and may include movement analysis, gait analysis, muscle strength testing, and a joint range of movement assessment. By the end of the session you should have a diagnosis and a treatment programme tailored to your needs. We will normally begin treatment on the first session and you will have an exercise program to take home with you.
Loose and comfortable clothes are ideal. If your injury is foot or leg related, please bring shorts. If your injury is elbow, shoulder or neck related, please bring a vest top or something similar. If your injury is sport related, please bring the shoes that you normally wear as this will help us to provide a detailed assessment, taking into account all of the potential contributing factors.
Yes, there is off-street parking available for clients to use.
Initial appointments are around 45 minutes and follow-up appointments are 30 minutes.
We don't usually do this, but we can if you ask us.
You can by Card or Cash for you treatment
We require 24 hours notice of cancellation of an appointment. After this time, you will be charged for the full cost of your appointment. However, if you reschedule your appointment you will only need to pay half of this fee. If you give us more than 24 hours notice of cancellation there is no charge.
Yes, we are registered with most health insurance providers including Bupa, Aviva, Vitality and AXA PPP.
We will be on their registered providers list. If you have any queries get in touch with us.
We are based at The Locks in Hillmorton, Rugby. The postcode is CV21 4PP.
When you arrive follow the signs for Smart Therapy Studios. There is a reception and waiting area at the top of the stairs. We will collect you from the waiting area when it's time for your appointment.