FAQs

Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapist is a member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy(CSP), and also registered with the Health and Care Professions Council . He has further specialised qualifications in acupuncture and he is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP).

Yes. Chartered Physiotherapists are autonomous and can act as first contact practitioners. You can seek direct care without referral from your GP or another health care professional.

Appointments last for approximately 60 – 75 minutes, but this can vary slightly depending on your clinical conditions and the treatment you may needed. This gives us time, on your first visit, to fully assess you and usually begin treatment. On your following visits, it allows us time to reassess and treat you.
You’ll need to contact them to check their requirements and obtain a membership / authorisation code. Insurance companies may specify a limit of cover or a particular time frame. If your insurance company does not cover your treatment charges in full any outstanding amount will be due from you as our client. We accept cash or cheque as a mode of payment.
Yes, we offer both physiotherapy and acupuncture services on home visit.
There is a plenty of off road parking spaces available next to the Four Oaks Physio.

Medical Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture is a form of therapy involving the insertion of fine needles; it is an adaption of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology and the principles of evidence based medicine.

It is eminently suitable to treat all painful conditions (neck, back, shoulder, migraines and knee pain etc), anxiety,poor sleep, menopausal symptoms, stress and urge incontinence, cancer pain. cancer treatment related side effects such as hot flushes and sweating, nausea and vomiting, radiation induced dry mouth, chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy and improve overall quality of life.

Call us on 07894 988812 to discuss about full range of conditions we treat.

No. Acupuncture needles are very much finer (i.e hairline thickness) than the needles used for injections and blood tests. You may not even feel them penetrate the skin and once in place they are hardly noticeable.
First appointment last for approximately 60 minutes, which includes assessment and treatment. The follow up sessions last between 30 and 40 minutes.
Sterilized, single use, disposable needles used and are supplied in sterile blister packs.
That depends upon your insurer. As the demand for complementary medicine increases more private health insurance companies are beginning to offer cover for acupuncture. We advise you to check with your insurer prior to treatment.

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