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Spinal Stenosis

How we can treat Spinal Stenosis:

Most pain related to spinal stenosis will respond quickly with the correct physiotherapy intervention. Treatment will be focused around reducing spasm and increasing vertebral movement. This is effective for acute and chronic pain and will also reduce any numbness, pins and needles, tingling or other neural symptoms that are sometimes present with spinal stenosis. Improvements should be experienced after your first physiotherapy session.

At The Physio Guys, we use a combination of innovative treatment techniques learnt from world class international physiotherapists. Treatment will include:

  • Mobilisations with Movement (MWM) to increase the gap between the vertebrae for the nerve to travel through  
  • Dry Needling to decrease tight muscles that may pull and torque the spine worsening symptoms
  • Soft tissue massage to improve muscle tone and decrease pain
  • Pilates based exercises to improve posture and strengthen the muscles around the spine
  • Biomechanic adjustments to place the pelvis in a more suitable position to further gap the opening
  • Orthotics to reduce the stress on the lower back
  • Stretches to improve flexibility 

Frequently Asked Questions

Each session is €70. Students and Medical Card holders cost €60.

Each appointment usually lasts 30mins.

No. You can make an appointment without a referral from your GP. If on assessment we deem your condition requires GP input we will refer you on.

Yes, we accept all major cards.

We are recognized by all the major insurance companies and you do not need a referral letter from your provider. The amount that can be claimed varies depending on your plan. Treatment costs are also tax deductible via a Med-1 form.
So for example, if you spend €60.00 on physiotherapy and you receive €40 from your health insurance company, then the remainder €20 is subject to tax relief. If you’re in the 42% bracket you can receive a further €8.40 in tax relief.

We would advise to wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. We usually need to inspect the affected area so please wear clothing that allows for this. If your leg is the the injured area then it’s a good idea to wear shorts.

The treatment for each individual varies. However, following your first appointment we will discuss the anticipated number of treatments. You will be reassessed on each visit. On average, most patients usually require 2-3 treatments.

This varies between people. Some people do experience some short term discomfort which quickly subsides. This is taken into account during your treatment.

Yes, there is plenty of on-street parking available on Bath Avenue, or around the corner on South Lotts Road. For driving directions and information on other transport options you can call us and we will provide you with instructions.