Please note that there is a 6-business hour cancellation policy at Embody Physiotherapy & Pilates. Less than 6-hours notice will incur a flat $50 fee.
TREATMENT MODALITY WARNINGS:
Heat Treatment (including ultrasound): when receiving heat treatment, all you should feel is mild comfortable warmth. If you feel any more than this you must notify the physiotherapist immediately as
there is a possibility you may be burnt.
Electrical Stimulation: when receiving electrical stimulation, any concentration of the current, discomfort or pain must be reported immediately to the physiotherapist. Otherwise there is a possibility of sustaining an abnormal skin reaction or tissue damage
Taping: if after being taped or strapped by the therapist, you experience any irritation including itching, redness or unusual pulling of the skin, you must immediately remove the tape gently from the skin or you may be at risk of an allergic reaction which can ultimately lead to soft tissue scarring.
Dry Needling: if you receive dry needling from your therapist you may experience bruising around the needle entry points as well as muscle ache and fatigue immediately after the treatment. Autonomic
responses such as dizziness and nausea rarely do occur however in such situations it is important you inform your physiotherapist.
Occasionally we provide the opportunity for Physiotherapy or Pilates students to observe treatment and/or teach Client Pilates sessions for education purposes. This is important as it creates opportunities to improve their clinical practice, and nurtures the future workforce. If you do not wish a student to observe your treatment or Pilates class please advise us or strike out the relevant point below.
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