About

Suffering from a sports related injury? Experiencing back pain?

RGU’s professional physiotherapy service offers a comprehensive range of therapies and treatments to students, staff, members of the community and business organisations to enable you to get back on track after an illness or injury and ready for life, work and leisure.

We can also advise individuals and businesses on ways to ensure a healthier and safer working environment with onsite ergonomic assessment and functional capacity evaluation.

Easy to find within RGU SPORT at our Garthdee campus, the clinic has access to the expertise and ground-breaking facilities within RGU’s Human Performance Laboratory and is fully supported by a sports medicine GP, sports scientists, sports masseuses, strength and conditioning advisors and sports psychologists, so you can be assured of a quality, professional service whatever your needs.

What We TreatPhysiotherapy Clinic

  • Sports injuries
  • Back/Neck problems
  • Joint/Muscle problems
  • Whiplash
  • Biomechanical problems
  • Neurological problems


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Physiotherapy @ RGU: Wellness

Physiotherapy @ RGU: Wellness

This clinic provides a professional physiotherapy service offering a comprehensive range of therapies and treatments to business organisations to allow their workforce to get back on track after injury or illness and to rehabilitate them back to work fitness.


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Services

Your first visit will consist of a thorough assessment to identify your problem followed by development of an agreed treatment plan, This ensures that you receive the appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. Your subsequent visits will focus on a holistic approach to treatment and rehabilitation, helping you to help yourself.

Services we provide:

  • Manual therapy
  • Exercise prescription and rehabilitation programmes
  • Screening and injury prevention programmes and advicePhysiotherapy Clinic Treatments
  • Taping
  • Sports and remedial Massage
  • Electrotherapy
  • Injection therapy
  • Ergonomic and work based assessment and advice
  • Manual handling training
  • Neurological physiotherapy
  • Biomechanical assessment
  • Gait analysis 
  • Functional movement screen
  • Athletic Ability Assessment

We will liaise closely with your General Practitioner and, if necessary, help you to arrange onward referral to relevant specialists and professionals including imaging such as MRI or ultrasound scanning.

If necessary, we can arrange to carry out a home visit or site visit to your workplace. We will work closely with your healthcare provider or insurer to provide you with the help and treatment you need, when you need it.

   Gait analysis

   Functional movement screen

   Athletic Ability Assessment 

Times and Prices


Opening Hours
 


  Day
 

  Physiotherapy
 
Monday 8.00am - 9.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed



Prices
 

 

Client

Physiotherapy  Massage**
Initial assessment
(30 minutes)
Treatment session
(30 minutes)
30 minutes 1 hour

RGU Students, RGU SPORT Scholars, TAP Athletes


£27

£21

£18

£28


RGU SPORT Members, RGU Staff, RGU Alumni

All concessions*


£33

£27

£23

£38

Non-members


£38

£33

£28

£43

 

* Concession rate includes students from other institutions

** Please request Stephanie Lehane or Crystal Reno when booking massage appointments

Business Services

We offer businesses a comprehensive range of therapies and treatments allowing your workforce to get back on track after injury or illness.

The Physiotherapy clinic also aims to prevent work-place injury by work force screening, work based ergonomic assessment and preventative prehabilitation.

We Provide

  • Physiotherapy
  • Lower limb biomechanical analysis
  • Ergonomic and work based assessment and advice
  • Manual handling training
  • Musculo-skeletal/biomechanical screening and fitness testing
  • Exercise prescription, rehabilitation programming and work hardening

Our Service

We provide a prompt flexible service which aims to give a professional assessment of injury and a diagnosis before creating a client and business focussed management programme to get the individual back to work.

Our ethos is twofold: firstly, being  to provide a professional end to end service where we will be with you every step of the way and secondly, to help clients and businesses to help themselves.

We will work closely with your businesses’ occupational health department and health care providers to provide the best care possible for your employees.

We will liaise with the client’s General Practitioner and arrange onward referral to relevant specialists and diagnostic services such as MRI and Ultrasound.

If necessary, we can provide services at your place of work or within the client’s home.

Benefits to Employers 

  • Prompt, professional and tailored made solutions to suit your business and your workforce
  • Prevention and reduction of workplace injury
  • Support to maintain a healthier more productive workforce
  • Reduced absence through ill health
  • Reduced work absence
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Our Team

Our service is staffed by a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals with extensive experience in the management, treatment and rehabilitation of musculo-skeletal problems and sports injuries.

Muriel Nelson

Muriel qualified as a Physiotherapist from the Grampian School of Physiotherapy in 1983.

She has worked in Musculoskeletal outpatients in the NHS, in Sports medicine clinics and is currently working as an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist in Aberdeenshire. Muriel is also a Fellow of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine.

Victoria Park

Background in out-patient/musculoskeletal physiotherapy specialising in low back pain management.

Recently spent a year in private practice to gain experience in acute sports injuries/rehabilitation and soft tissue massage.

Completed a Masters in Pain Management with The University of Edinburgh in 2007 and have a special interest in the biopsychosocial aspects of pain.

Crystal Reno

MSc in Physiotherapy, BSc (Hons) Pre-Physical Therapy with concentration in Physical Education, minor Biology.

Crystal completed her MSc (Pre-Registration) in Physiotherapy in 2015 having previously obtained a honours degree in Pre-Physical Therapy at Pacific Lutheran University, where as a student she was involved in Athletic Training and Strength & Conditioning.

Following graduation from Robert Gordon University she began work in the NHS where she saw musculoskeletal, neurological, medicine for the elderly and complex patient caseload. She also worked privately at RGU:Wellness Physiotherapy where she predominantly saw musculoskeletal and sport injuries, and sport performance assessments. During this time she was also involved with Aberdeen Grammar Rugby Club and Fife Football Club Academy teams.

Having spent her undergraduate degree working predominantly with the University’s athletic teams in a wide variety of sports from Basketball to Volleyball and American Football she has an extensive knowledge of exercise, sport specific rehabilitation and sports performance. She is certified in KinesioTaping, Strapping/Taping, Sports First Aid and Instrument Assisted Mobilisation.

Her particular interests are varied and include musculoskeletal and sport rehabilitation, sport performance, orthopaedics and neurological physiotherapy.

Stephanie Lehane

MSc in Physiotherapy, BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training

Stephanie graduated with merit from The Robert Gordon University in 2014 with an MSc (Pre-Registration) in Physiotherapy having previously obtained a first class honours degree for a BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training from Dublin City University in 2011.

Following graduation from Robert Gordon University she began her work in private practice at Caledonian Physiotherapy Services in Perth where she saw predominantly musculoskeletal, sports and neurological conditions. During her time here she was also involved with the St Johnstone Football Club academy teams and also worked part-time as the head physiotherapist at an award winning care facility in the ‘Young Physically Disabled’ unit.

Having spent her undergraduate degree working predominantly with amateur and elite athletes in a wide variety of sports from Gaelic Games to American Football and NBA basketball she has an extensive knowledge of exercise, sport rehabilitation and sports performance. She has also completed a prestigious internship through the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania as an Athletic Trainer providing injury prevention, rehabilitation and enhancing athletic performance skills to teams at both collegiate and professional levels. She is also certified in Taping/Strapping and is a certified KinesioTaping practitioner. She has also completed courses in Neurological Assessment and treatment, anatomy and sports rehabilitation.

Her particular interests are varied and include musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, neurological physiotherapy and paediatric physiotherapy.

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