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Specialist Services

Our physiotherapy services are available to all whether patients have private medical insurance or wish to self-fund private physiotherapy treatment.

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  • Acupuncture

    Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body to help alleviate pain. All Senior Physiotherapists who offer acupuncture treatment at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals are Health Professional Council Registered Physiotherapists with Acupuncture certification.  We only use disposable sterile needles and stringently follow the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists standards...

  • Biodex

    Testing skeletal muscle function is an important component of any screening assessment or return to function assessment post injury. Isokinetic dynamometry is utilised to test the concentric and eccentric strength of the body’s joints and the musculature around them. Our accurate and reliable Biodex 4 Pro System maintains angular velocity...

  • Clinical Pilates

    Clinical Pilates is suitable for those recovering from injury or for those wishing to improve their posture, flexibility and general wellbeing. The aim of the sessions is to work towards developing a stable, central core to assist with normal function. All effort is made to adapt and modify exercises to...

  • Hand Therapy Service

    The human hand is a complex and highly sophisticated tool. It carries out a huge variety of activities in everyday life. For it to function well we require movement of the joints, strength, sensation and the absence of pain.

    Problems of the hand and wrist can be wide ranging:...

  • Headache Service

    Many people suffer from regular headaches, which can result in a substantially reduced quality of life and can cause concern for sufferers. There is evidence to support the effectiveness of physiotherapy treatment for headaches which can be used in conjunction with or as an alternative to medication.

    Physiotherapy treatment for...

  • Hip, Groin and Pelvic Pain

    Hip, groin and pelvic pain can affect all ages. It can affect simple tasks such as getting dressed, sleeping, getting in/out of the bed or car, walking, climbing stairs and sleeping, as well as sporting activities.

    Hip pain tends to refer to the groin, front of the thigh and even to...

  • Jaw Pain

    The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is commonly referred to as your jaw joint and can be the cause of pain in your face and head. Due to the nerve supply of this area and its connection to your facial/neck muscles it can also cause symptoms such as tinnitus, dizziness, tooth pain,...

  • Knee Pain

    Do you have knee pain? Have you sustained trauma to your knee? Have you suffered a sports injury to your knee? Would you like to get back to full fitness? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then we can treat this at any of our sites.

    We will...

  • Medicolegal

    Our specialist Edinburgh physiotherapy centres at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital and Spire Livingston Physiotherapy Clinic can offer patients and business customers a range of options for medico-legal physiotherapy assessment, as part of our portfolio of clinical services.

    Our highly skilled and qualified musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapists are able to assess,...

  • Neurological Physiotherapy

    The Specialist Physiotherapists are able to provide advice and exercise for a range of conditions including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke in order to achieve best possible function and independence from diagnosis onwards.  Both Specialist Physiotherapists are members of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists In Neurology.

    The neurological physiotherapy service...

  • Occupational Therapy

    An experienced team of Occupational Therapists work at Spire Murrayfield. They are particularly involved with the pre- and post-operative care of orthopaedic patients.

    All patients requiring a hip replacement are seen approximately a week before their operation to discuss their needs so that a safe and efficient return home is...

  • Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Service

    Do you have knee pain which is stopping you enjoying life? Have you been told there is surgery is not an option at this stage? If you have answered yes, then our comprehensive Osteoarthritis Knee Service may be able to help you.  This physiotherapy led service has been developed by...

  • Perform Spine Care

    Perform Spine Care is available at the Back and Neck Clinic at Shawfair Park and Livingston Clinic. Perform Spine Care has been proven to reduce long-term and recurrent back and neck pain and improve muscle stability, flexibility, endurance and well-being.

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  • Personal Training

    Personal Training is suitable for any level of fitness and can be used for a variety of reasons. Sessions can be tailored to your specific goals, whether they are for weight loss, to increase general fitness and wellbeing for improved day-to-day function or enhanced sport performance.

    Sessions can be undertaken...

  • Respiratory Physiotherapy

    As Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapists we can offer treatment to people with a variety of respiratory conditions.  These may include long term conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma and Bronchiectasis.  We can also help people overcome breathing pattern disorders such as Hyperventilation Syndrome.  

    When we first meet...

  • Shoulder Pain Clinic

    Patients with shoulder pain, including sporting and non-specific injury, can now benefit from a weekly physiotherapy clinic.

    The clinic is led by Karen Munro, Physiotherapy Shoulder Specialist, and is supported by Spire orthopaedic consultants.

    Following initial assessment with Karen, should onward referral for consultant assessment or diagnostic imaging be required, we can...

  • Sports Injury Clinics

    Our Sports Injury Clinics offers men and women from all levels of sporting activity a highly specialised service with expert diagnosis, advice and treatment designed to help you on the road to a full recovery. For patients that may subsequently need surgery, the clinic can provide fast access to appropriate...

  • UV Treatment

    Spire Murrayfield Physiotherapy offers light therapy for treatment of skin conditions such as psoriaisis or eczema.  Light therapy, or phototherapy, as it is often called, involved exposing the skint to Ultraviolet (UV) light on a regular basis which slows the growth of affected skin cells.  UV treatment is undertaken with...

  • Vestibular & Dizzy Conditions

    Our specialist physiotherapists at Spire Murrayfield Hospital and Spire Livingston Clinic are experienced in the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders. They will take a thorough history and detailed assessment of your condition, provide you with a tailored recovery programme and help you back to living a normal life again.

    Dizziness means...

  • Women & Men's Health

    Women and Men’s Health issues are often embarrassing and can affect your personal life, your confidence and the overall quality of your day-to-day living. At Spire, we provide a private, discreet and relaxed environment in which women and men can seek advice and treatment. Confidentiality is assured at all times....

  • Workplace Assessment

    For many workers the working day involves using display screen equipment (DSE) such as desktop or laptop computer, working for long hours in relatively fixed positions, performing repetitive tasks. Spire Edinburgh Physiotherapy recognises the importance of correct ergonomics in the workplace.

    The latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics show...