Physio consultation

Consult with a physio over two-way video to plot a path to recovery.

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Overview

Benefits

Consult with an HCPC-registered physiotherapist over two-way video. They’ll check over problem areas affected by injury or chronic conditions, mapping out a plan of exercises and lifestyle tweaks to restore your strength and mobility.

Treatment

Our recommendation

Physiotherapy is the science of restoring movement and function to parts of the body and mapping out a plan to keep issues away. For injury rehabilitation, sports preparation, post-operative care and more, time with a physio is immensely valuable and a key part of recovery.

Urban physiotherapists are all fully registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). That means they’ve got a three- or four-year degree programme under their belt, and a minimum of a thousand hours of clinical training. You’re in good hands.

Some are also specialists in areas such as women’s health (pre- and post-natal care), neurological disorders and paediatrics – browse individual bios before you book to find the right physio for you.

During your treatment

Your physio will ask you questions and direct you via two-way video link, starting with an assessment of your physical condition. They’ll ask you to perform movements to get a feel for your range of motion in problem areas while they establish how best to help.

Depending on how long your assessment takes, your physio may run through some exercises and stretches with you to help strengthen and free up problem areas. They’ll leave you with an understanding of the causes of any pain or discomfort and a plan for recovery, normally consisting of a routine of daily stretches and exercises. They’ll give you a timeline for seeing improvements, too.

FAQ

Probably not for you if:

You’ve got a dodgy internet connection – you’ll need reliable wifi to communicate with your physio clearly.

You’re pregnant – not all Urban physiotherapists are specialists in pre- and post-natal treatments. Look for ‘women’s health’ in individual bios before booking, and ensure you are past the first trimester.

You’re looking for group physiotherapy – sessions are booked per person, meaning you won’t be able to share your physiotherapist’s time with anyone else.

Booking for someone under 18

If you’re booking on behalf of a child under the age of 18, please ensure your chosen physiotherapist list paediatrics as a specialism in their bio. An adult will need to be present at the video consultation and during any follow-up sessions.

This page describes the most common techniques for a specific type of treatment. Your practitioner will tailor your treatment to your individual needs based on their expert knowledge and experience.