HERE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS WE GET ASKED ALL THE TIME:
Our Staff at Body Performance Clinic are highly qualified, continually upskilling, and have experience with many sporting teams at a local, national and international level.
No. You can come straight to physiotherapy and fill out ACC forms if necessary. We can refer you for xrays and ultrasound. We can also refer you back to your GP or onwards to sports medicine doctor or orthopedic surgeons where necessary.
Since the government legislation change in Nov 2009 there is now a co-charge for treatments. There may be additional costs of items such as tape and acupuncture needles.
Your initial assessment and treatment will last between 45 – 60 minutes depending on its complexity. We believe that adequate time with clients is paramount in order to provide outstanding, effective treatment and positive health education and support.
Please arrive ten minutes early to fill out any necessary paperwork and wear clothing appropriate for the assessment of your condition. Your physiotherapist will take a history of your condition and do a full evaluation. Following this your physiotherapist will explain the diagnosis provide you with your personalised treatment plan.
Absolutely – Our team at Body Performance Clinic are highly skilled in a number of areas including injury prevention assessment and exercise prescription. For all active people from weekend warriors to international athletes injury prevention is far better than cure. It is much more effective to prevent injury before it becomes problematic. Medical exercise includes developing safe and effective programs for clients rheumatological, cardiovascular, neurological, such as diabetes, arthritis both osteo arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis , as well as the older adult.
The underlying cause of these niggles could be something simple, it could be to do with how your body is moving (biomechanics) or basic strength of certain muscles or both. A consultation with one of our physiotherapists is the first step to determine what the underlying issue is.