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Fenland Physio, 36b Forehill, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4AF

How to find us

The clinic is situated down a side alley which runs from Forehill Carpark to Forehill just opposite Ely Spa.

Parking/Access

There is free parking in the nearby Forehill car park. There are 2 modern treatment rooms, reception area and a disabled toilet. The clinic is level access through out.

FAQs

Are you registered with my insurance company?

Are you registered with my insurance company? We are registered with Bupa (80021801), Simply health, Pruhealth, Vitalityhealth, WPA, Aviva, Cigna, Corpore, Nuffield and Axa (via Nuffield fusion).

There are others so please contact the clinic for further information.

What happens at the appointment?

The Physiotherapy assessment is in two parts. Firstly, a history is taken by asking you a series of questions. Then a physical examination is completed using movements and specific tests. At the end of the assessment an analysis of your condition is provided. Guided by what you want to achieve a recommended treatment plan is drawn up. As you go through your treatment your condition is reassessed to ensure we are on the right path.

During some parts of the assessment and provision of treatment close body contact maybe required. A full explanation will be provided and you are free to decline any part of the intervention.

What do I wear?

The provision of physiotherapy usually requires a degree of undressing therefore please wear appropriate underwear and bring any items that you may feel more comfortable in, for instance vest, shorts or swimwear.

Can I bring someone with me?

Yes we fully appreciate that there may be instances when you would prefer a chaperone to be present, however please let us know in advance if this is the case.

In addition we can accommodate children in the studio as long as they are safe to be left unattended while you are being assessed and treated.

What if I want to make a complaint?

We provide a high quality professional service but if you are not happy with anything then please do let us know. If you wish to make a formal complaint then contact us for the procedure.

Can I see a therapist of the same gender?

Yes we have both female and male practitioners. Please let us know at the time of the booking if you would prefer to be seen by someone of the same gender.

Can I just have sports massage or acupuncture?

Yes we are able to provide these services without the need for a full Physiotherapy Assessment.

Do you work with insurance companies?

Yes we work with most medico-legal insurance companies and many health insurance providers. There are some exceptions so please do contact us to discuss further.

What type of complaints can be helped by acupuncture?

It has been used successfully in the treatment of: headache, migraine, trapped nerves, chronic muscle strain, sports injuries, and various kinds of rheumatic and arthritic pain. This is not an exhaustive list and many other conditions have been treated with acupuncture. Before starting a course of acupuncture the practitioner must be sure that all the necessary tests have been carried out that might point to any serious or potentially serious condition which may require other forms of treatment.

Is acupuncture safe?

Acupuncture is a potent therapy and, whilst it is generally safer than most conventional treatments, if used without due care it can have adverse effects or interactions with other treatments. Members of the British Acupuncture Council and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists are bound to a professional code of conduct and are regulated by the Health Professions Council.

Minor side effects such as bleeding and bruising may occur infrequently, and serious side effects are very rare indeed (Witt et al, 2009).

The Treatment will involve the insertion of sterile, single-use needles that will remain in place for 20-30 minutes. The needles may be placed near a painful area, away from the painful area, or on the opposite side of the body. Once in place, you may feel a mild ache, numbness, warmth or heavy sensation.

The results of two independent surveys published in the British Medical Journal in 2001 (MacPherson et al, White et al, both BMJ September 2001) concluded that the risk of serious adverse reaction to acupuncture is less than 1 in 10,000.

What happens when you come for an acupuncture treatment?

I will use a number of different diagnostic methods to get a complete picture of your health and lifestyle, including taking a full medical history, reading your pulses, and looking at your tongue. It helps if you can bring a list of your medications with you. Based on this information, a diagnosis and a personal treatment plan will be made. Acupuncture points are selected according to your symptoms.

The needles used are single-use sterile needles that come in sealed packs: they are opened in front of you and are safely disposed of after each treatment.

What does acupuncture feel like?

Acupuncture needles are much finer than needles used for injections and blood tests, and they are not hollow so don�t leave a hole behind. When the needle is inserted you may feel a tingling sensation or dull ache. Responses to treatment can sometimes include tiredness or mild dizziness, and very occasionally minor bruising may occur. However, all such reactions are short-lived.

Should my doctor know I�m having acupuncture?

If you have been prescribed medication I recommend you tell your doctor that you are planning to have acupuncture. Do not stop taking your medication. You should always tell me about any medication and supplements you are taking as this may affect your response to the acupuncture treatment.

Contact us today to start your recovery:

Main Telephone: 01353 661039
Email: info@fenlandphysio.co.uk
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Contact Us

Email: info@fenlandphysio.co.uk

How to Find Us

Fenland Physio, 36b Forehill, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4AF

We are registered with:

  • We are registered with Bupa (80021801)
  • Simply health,
  • Pruhealth,
  • Vitalityhealth,
  • WPA,
  • Aviva,
  • Cigna,
  • Corpore,
  • Nuffield and,
  • Axa (via Nuffield fusion).
  • There are others so please contact the clinic for further information. CB7 4AF

Remedial and Sports Massage
Physiotherapy
Sports massage uses techniques of deep soft tissue work applied to the muscles and fascia of the body.
Manual therapy
Manual therapy
A hands on technique to relieve stiffness of joints, particularly effective when combined with massage.

Movement & exercise
Taping/strapping
We can train you to move more efficiently and with ease through 1:1 sessions reinforced by specific exercises.
Acupuncture
Acupuncture
Experienced provision of traditional chinese medicine and western medical acupuncture.