Practice Based Physiotherapy
The Practice based physiotherapist service is provided by registered physiotherapists who are the first point of contact for patients with musculoskeletal pain, providing expertise and increased capacity to general practice and giving patients faster access to the right care.
Our current physiotherapists are Caitriona and James.
Caitriona graduated from University of Ulster in 2004. Since then she has worked in a variety of settings within the NHS and private practice, specialising in the management of musculoskeletal conditions.
James graduated from the Robert Gordon University in 2009 and has worked in a variety of clinical settings in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Over the course of his career her has specialised in the management of musculoskeletal conditions and is particularly interested in the management of trauma related injuries. James is currently training to be a non-medical prescriber as part of a Masters in advanced clinical practice
As first contact practitioners Caitriona and James can provide expert assessment, diagnosis and advice on musculoskeletal conditions including;
- Back or neck pain
- Sprains or strains
- Sports injuries
- Joint or muscle pain
If appropriate they can arrange for further investigations, such as x-rays or scans and refer onward to hospital based specialists.
We want out patients to see the 'right person, right place, first time'.
To book an appointment ask any member of our practice team.
Physiotherapy can help with many common conditions.
Click the following link to see how physiotherapy may help you.
How can physiotherapy help you
Exercise Advice Leaflets
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Neck Pain exercises
Shoulder Pain exercises
Do you sit at a desk all day?
Repetitive Strain Injury
You may also find some useful information in our Chronic pain section.