Where is Mid West Physiotherapy located?
We are located at 3 University Court, Castletroy, Limerick. Our Eircode is V94X3TF. Click here to view a location map.
Where can I park?
Parking spaces are available outside the front door of the clinic. There is additional parking available at the back of the complex. Parking is free of charge and there’s no time limit.
What injuries/conditions do Mid West Physiotherapy treat?
How can I book an appointment?
You can book an appointment through our online booking system, or your can ring our clinic reception on (061) 575 537.
What should I expect from my first visit?
The first visit involves both an initial assessment of the condition and accompanying treatment. The assessment involves taking a history, followed by a clinical examination. A diagnosis will then be discussed leading on to the establishment of a treatment plan. This plan includes a realistic estimate of the number and frequency of treatments you are likely to need, as well as outlining what you need to do in your own time to help speed up your progress. Our focus is on reducing the client’s pain/correcting one’s situation as soon as we possibly can.
What will I wear?
Loose comfortable clothing is usually best. Depending on part of the body concerned, a pair of shorts and t-shirt may be appropriate. You can change at our clinic. We also have spare pairs of shorts available at our clinic should you require.
Do I have to be referred by a doctor?
Will I be given a programme to complete in between physiotherapy treatments?
To optimise the recovery process, we will provide you with a personalised rehabilitation programme with appropriate exercises and information relating to the management of your specific condition. We strongly recommend that you complete the exercises as prescribed; not only will it speed up your recovery but it will ultimately allow you to save upon your overall treatment costs.
How many sessions will I need?
It is difficult to predict in advance of your first appointment how many treatments you will require. Your injury/condition will be assessed during your first consultation and a suitable treatment plan will be discussed you. We always endeavour to achieve the desired outcome in as few sessions as possible.
Can I get an appointment before/after work?
Yes, we offer early morning and late evening appointments. We are also open during lunch.”
Is there a late cancellation policy?
Yes, we operate a late cancellation policy so as to minimise late cancellations which in turn prevent another patients from attending the clinic. If you cannot attend your scheduled appointment, please provide us with at least 24 hours’ notice; otherwise a cancellation fee will apply. You can ring the clinic on 061-201444 to cancel or reschedule; alternatively there is a link on your appointment confirmation email through which you can cancel your appointment.
Can I claim back the costs of my physiotherapy from my health insurer?
If you have a private health insurance policy, you may be able to claim back some of your physiotherapy costs. Policies vary in this regard, so you may wish to contact your health insurance provider for clarification prior to your treatment. If you are paying income tax you may also be able to claim physiotherapy as a medical expense through your tax return (formerly known as Med 1).
Do you take medical cards?
We don’t take medical cards, but patients may be able to claim back some of the costs of their treatment from their private health insurers, Revenue tax return and Hospital Saturday Fund.