Ankerside Physiotherapy FAQs


Payment will be requested following each treatment session. We accept payment by cash or cheque.

Is my physiotherapist fully qualified?2017-06-27T15:47:09+01:00

Our Physiotherapists are chartered and registered with the Health Professions Council. A Chartered Physiotherapist is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) which is the professional regulatory body of the profession. This means that the physiotherapist has undergone an approved course of training, and is governed by a professional code of practice. The physiotherapist is also insured to provide treatment services. Our Physiotherapists have varying areas of expertise so our Receptionist will ask the nature of your problem to book you with the most appropriate team member.

Do I need to see my doctor before I make an appointment?2017-06-27T15:46:43+01:00

You do not need to have a doctor’s referral to see a physiotherapist at Ankerside. However, if you plan to claim from medical health insurance, your insurers may insist that you see a Doctor first. Make sure you check the details of your scheme. We are registered with all major insurance companies.

What should I wear for my appointment?2017-06-27T15:46:10+01:00

We suggest that you wear comfortable clothing, The physiotherapist will need to examine the area of the body that is troubling you and also areas that may be linked to your problem. If you feel at all uncomfortable about undressing, please discuss it with your Physiotherapist.