0141 258 2424

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I book an appointment?

Please call 0141-258-2424 for an appointment or for more information. We always aim to offer a first appointment within 24 hours.

What should I wear to an appointment?

If attending an appointment for neck, shoulder or arm pain please bring a vest top. If attending for a foot, ankle, knee or hip pain, please bring a pair of shorts or loose jogging trousers.

Can I bring a chaperone to my appointment?

If you feel more comfortable please do not hesitate to bring someone with you to your assessment and treatment sessions.

What qualifications do you hold?

Our physiotherapists are all registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and members of the “Chartered Society of Physiotherapy”  we all comply to our code of professional condict which ensures that we maintain our continuing professional development (CPD) keeping our practice evidence based and up to date.

When should I see a Physio?

You should make an appointment to see us if you are struggling with pain, stiffness, tightness or weakness.  You may have had a specific injury or more often not be aware of why the Pain has started.

Why should I see a physio at LA Phsyiotherapy and Sports injury clinic?

At LA Physio we pride ourselves on our holistic and hands on approach to assessment and treatment.  We will complete a thorough assessment, firstly by asking you lots of questions about your Pain/injury, then have a look at how you are moving etc, you will be given a diagnosis and treatment started immediately.

Do I need  GP referral to see a physiotherapist?

No – you can self refer to LA Physiotherapist. In some circumstances we may suggest you see your GP.

If you are claiming health insurance you may need to see or speak to your GP prior to obtaining an authorisation code from your health care provider.

Is my treatment covered by my Health insurance, eg Bupa, Axa, Aviva?

We are covered by the majority of Health Insurance companies.  Axa PPP Cigna Prudential Vitality BupaAviva WPA Westfield – Any others, please give us a call and we can confirm
– Once you have had your treatment authorised by your insurance, if you give us your authorisation code and membership number and we can invoice directly.

How long does an appointment take?

The length of treatment depends on a number of factors including:

  • The area of injury
  • The type of injury
  • Your stage of recovery
  • How much pain you are in
  • How irritable your symptoms are

An initial assessment is usually 30-45 minutes and follow up appointments 30 mins, unless discussed previously.

Should I bring anything to my treatment session?

Yes, if you have a recent referral, any scan or XR or any important information related to you complaint/injury, bring them and give it to your Physio. A list of your current medication.

Cancellation policy

It is understandable that cancellations happen, we ask that you provide as much notice as possible, you can let us know by phone or email.

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2 days ago

L A Physiotherapy

W e A r e O p e n. I hate to think that people are struggling at home, thinking we are closed. We do ask that you call to make an appointment which allows us to complete our covid screening and consent protocol prior to the appointment #tier4 #newtonmearns #G77 ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

L A Physiotherapy

Further to government announcements this week we are pleased to confirm that @la_physio will remain open. As you would expect we are continuing to take every precaution to mitigate the risk of spreading the virus. The government and our industry governing bodies have stated that physiotherapy services are essential and will be able remain open. We would like to reassure you we are hear to treat you aches and pains. #LAPhysio #physiotherapy #newtonmearns #G77 ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

L A Physiotherapy

Happy Friday everyone 😀

We just wanted to update you on what’s happening here at LA Physiotherapy.

Firstly, we are still OPEN and will be allowed to stay open even if there is a change to the East Renfrewshire Tier set out by the Government. We are here for you and your aches and pains.

We are still working happily in our PPE and maintaining clinic cleanliness to a high level, thoroughly wiping down clinic rooms between clients. Appointments are all 30 minutes with 15 minutes between each client to allow for cleaning and ventilation of the rooms.
If you are attending for a new injury, we first carry out a virtual chat over the phone where we get all the details on your injury and also carry out our Covid-19 health screening.

We ask that everyone wears a mask, sanitises their hands, pays by card, arrives on the appointment time or waits outside if early.

All these things allow us to keep both you and us safe and we really appreciate everyone’s extra patience at this time.

We are currently offering:
- Physiotherapy appointments
- Acupuncture
- Sports massages
- One to one Pilates
- Online group Pilates classes

If you would like to book any of the above, please call us on 0141 258 2424 or email at info@laphysiotherapy.co.uk

Thank you from us all, for your continued support!!
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2 months ago

L A Physiotherapy

Celebrating SIX years of LA Physio! The last year has been a rollercoaster, 90 days closed but we reopened our doors with a fresh lick of paint and new layout! As always thank you to our amazing patients! #LAPhysio #laphysiotherapy #pilates #SportsMassage #newtonmearns #G77 ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

L A Physiotherapy

The start of another new block for the Tuesday evening class. All the benefits of exercise from the comfort of your own mat and floor! #LAPhysio #laphysiotherapy #physiotherapy #pilates #SportsMassage #acupuncture ... See MoreSee Less

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