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Physiotherapy

Our chartered physiotherapists are qualified across a broad range of specialities, including pelvic floor health, sports injuries, acupuncture and injection therapy.

At Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow, our private physiotherapists can help with a wide range of injuries and conditions including back and neck pain, repetitive strain injuries, joint pain and arthritis, muscle injuries, post-surgery rehabilitation, and sports injuries. There are also physiotherapists that specialise in Women’s Health, acupuncture, vestibular rehabilitation (dizziness and balance), bowen therapy, lymphedema management and pilates.

Your first visit will involve an assessment of your condition so that a treatment programme can be specifically developed for you. We offer a wide range of therapies that are often used in combination in a treatment programme.

Integrated private care in Glasgow

All Circle Health Group physiotherapists are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and work closely as part of our integrated multi-disciplinary teams within our hospitals so that if necessary, you can benefit from fast referrals and access to high quality imaging technology to help accurately diagnose and aid treatment pathway decisions.

At Ross Hall Hospital, we offer the following services:

  • Acupuncture physiotherapy - acupuncture can be used on its own or in combination with physiotherapy to help treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions.
  • AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill - used to reduce stress on injuries and joints in the lower body.
  • Bracing - you may benefit from bracing if you have been suffering with painful joints, stability issues or have ongoing pain. Braces can also help with rehabilitation and returning to sport.
  • Chronic pain management - if you have had persistent or long-standing pain that has failed to respond to previous treatments, then it would be helpful to consult a physiotherapist. This type of physiotherapy has been shown to assist patients with coping strategies that can help improve quality of life.
  • Electrotherapy - the use of electrical energy to manage pain, rehabilitate muscles and increase the range of motion.
  • Gait analysis - is the assessment of the lower limb biomechanics, e.g. how you stand, walk or run, to help identify problems in your legs, hips or even your back. It can help prevent painful conditions from developing or recurring.
  • Hand therapy - Our Hand Therapists provide assessment and rehabilitation for hand and wrist injuries including fractures, tendon injuries, sports injuries, complex hand trauma, MSK conditions, rheumatoid conditions, and complex regional pain syndrome. A range of assessments and treatment methods are used including splinting, casting, goniometry, dynamometry, sensory assessment, scar management and fracture management. The main goal is always to help you in your recovery and get you back to independent function, work or sport as quickly as possible.
  • Nerve conduction studies - nerve conduction studies are used to test the electrical activity through the nerves in the arms and legs. This test is most commonly used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand.
  • Occupational health - physiotherapists who work in occupational health help to treat work-related problems, as well as educating employers and staff on safe working practices to help avoid injury.
  • Pelvic health rehabilitation - pelvic health physiotherapists are specially trained to assess and treat a range of conditions that can cause pelvic problems, such as incontinence of the bladder or bowel, or pelvic pain.
  • Physiotherapy for cancer treatments - we offer individual assessments and treatment for a wide range of musculoskeletal problems that can occur as a result of your cancer treatment, such as shoulder pain and stiffness after breast surgery, or lower back pain as a result of being less active.
  • Physiotherapy for sports injuries - the diagnosis and treatment of muscle, joint and nerve problems caused by practicing a sport or exercising, including muscle imbalances, joint pain and post-fracture rehabilitation.
  • Pilates - a form of exercise that may improve balance, strength, posture, flexibility and circulation. It focuses on strengthening the core abdominal and back muscles.
  • Respiratory physiotherapy- relates to the assessment and treatment of people with disorders of the respiratory system. Physiotherapy is focused on maximising physical function and helping you manage symptoms.
  • Rehabilitation service- aims to improve function after surgery or injuries including fractures, accidents, chronic spinal conditions, strokes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cranial surgery and cardiac surgery.
  • Vestibular rehabilitation- the treatment consists of exercises designed to retrain the balance system and to re-programme your brain to tune out the dizzy sensations. The goal is to gradually reduce the severity of your symptoms, by becoming desensitised.

The purpose-built physio-gym lets our physiotherapists work with you to provide expert advice and develop an exercise programme which meets your specific needs. Exercise forms an important part of physiotherapy. The aim is to increase mobility, muscle strength, and general fitness, build core stability, and reduce symptoms.

Our private gym includes:

We have specialist golf physiotherapists who offer hands on practical advice for the assessment and treatment of golf related injuries, and full analysis of a patient’s golf set-up position and swing. If it is a general mobility problem that is affecting a golfer’s swing, exercises and golf specific stretches will be provided. A large part of treatment will normally focus on posture, mobility and core stability.
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