Phone: 01224 262626
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 Treat
- Sports injuries
- Back/Neck problems
- Joint/Muscle problems
- Biomechanical problems
- Neurological problems
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 advice
- Sports and remedial Massage
- Injection therapy
- Fitness Testing
- Gait Analysis
- Body Fat Analysis using skinfold measurements
- Neurological physiotherapy
- Biomechanical assessment
- 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.
Times and Prices
|Monday||9.00am - 8.00pm|
|Tuesday||9.00am - 8.00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am - 8:00pm
|Thursday||9.00am - 5.00pm
|Friday||9.00am - 5.00pm
|30 minutes||1 hour|
RGU Students, RGU SPORT Scholars, TAP Athletes
* Concession rate includes students from other institutions
Phone: 01224 262626
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.
- 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
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
We offer a range of other health services for businesses
RGU:Wellness offers a suite of specialist services to support the health and wellbeing agendas of clients in all sectors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BSc Physiotherapy, First Class Honours
Megan graduated from Robert Gordon University in 2016 with a First class honours in BSc Physiotherapy. Since then I have been working within NHS Grampian in numerous different settings including Neuro, Elective Orthopaedics, Intermediate care, Community and MSK outpatients and thoroughly enjoying all the experience of rotating through these different areas. Previously I have been a student at the clinic working alongside Nick and Marcus and look forward to being back! Personal interests include Swimming, trying to keep fit in the gym and raising money for charity with challenges such as outdoor swims, runs and cycles! I am also currently busy gaining experiences out of work in areas such as hydrotherapy, classes for Parkinsons and ankylosing spondylitis. I look forward to meeting new clients, gaining more experience and helping people get back to full health and fitness!