Physiotherapy

For physiotherapy services in Galway, contact our experienced chartered physiotherapists.

The Physiotherapy Department at Bon Secours Hospital Galway has an inpatient and outpatient service.  We have 2 physiotherapy gyms, and a full range of physiotherapy rehabilitation and testing equipment. With a suite of fully private treatment rooms we guarantee both comfort and privacy to all our patients.

 

All our Chartered Physiotherapists are CORU registered. Our expert clinicians work at Clinical Specialist, Senior and Staff grades. 

Services Offered:

Inpatient

Our experienced inpatient physiotherapists work with patients who are recovering from surgery or a medical condition. Patient centred care is at the core of our service Our therapists plan their treatment protocols to support timely and safe discharge to home, and link with multidisciplinary team members in the hospital and  in the community.

We provide a range of core outpatient  physiotherapy services as follows

Back and neck pain

Shoulder and knee injury and pain

Ankle sprains, Achilles tendon injury, foot pain

Arthritis both Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis

Sports injury treatment, recent and ongoing.

Occupational health injuries : posture, ergonomics, overuse injuries.

Hand elbow and wrist injury : from tendonitis to fractures.

Pilates classes.

Electrotherapy, dry needling and acupuncture.

Exercise prescription for patients across the lifespan

Falls and fragility rehabilitation

Neurology outpatient rehabilitation ( Parkinson’s, stroke, M.S, etc)

 

In addition we provide a range of specialist outpatient  services as follows

Isokinetic testing and rehabilitation  

Movement analysis ( G walk gait, run, jump testing)

Biomechanical assessment ( foot scan)

Orthotic prescription.

Concussion rehabilitation 

Vertigo and vestibular rehabilitation 

Sport injury triage

Women’s Health and Men’s Health 

Bone Health physiotherapy assessment and exercise classes

UV Irradiation : For treatment of psoriasis and other skin conditions

( consultant dermatologist referral necessary).

 

 

We liaise closely with our colleagues and consultants in the following specialities :

Urology, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Radiology and MRI, Dermatology

(click on each to link to the BSG website departments)

Classes:

We run Pilates classes 3 times a week.  Classes are suitable for those with core stability problems, back pain, or those who simply want a low impact exercise class to keep up their core strength.  Classes cost €75.00 for 6 classes and an initial assessment, €70.00 for repeat attenders.  We also run Bone Health classes for people with osteoporosis, osteopaenia or those who want to maintain their bone health.  Classes cost €140.00 for 7 weeks and run twice a week. Class times vary depending on time of year – please contact us for further information and  to reserve a place..

Orthotics:

After a full biomechanical assessment patients are advised on choice of footwear and on orthotics as necessary. Orthotics range from simple off the shelf devices to custom made prescription orthoses.

Sports Performance analysis:

New to Bons Secours Galway from 2021 is our integrated sports performance analysis. Using isokinetic strength testing  in the Biodex System 3 and the most advanced wearable movement technology with the BTS G Walk your sports performance can be scientifically assessed. 

 

 

Making an appointment:

You can self refer and don’t need a referral letter for physiotherapy.  However if you have referral information please bring it along for your first treatment. You can contact directly to make an appointment. Early, lunchtime and later appointment times are available.

 

Costs:

Physiotherapy treatment 45min/1hour                 €50/€60

Post op 4 session package, Inc parking              €165

Men's Health treatment 45min/ 1 hour                 €50/€60

Women's Health treatment 45 min/ 1 hour           €50/€60

Orthotic assessment 1 hour                                  €70

Custom made orthotics                                         €250

Off the shelf orthotics from                                    €50        

Phototherapy (UVb) skin test                                 €40

Phototherapy (UVb) treatment                               €30

Bone Health assessment 1 hour                            €60

Bone Health classes, per 7 classes                        €140

Pilates classes per 6 classes                                  €70

Pilates class assessment                                        €15

Isokinetic testing                                                   €100-€150

Post concussion assessment                                €90

Sports performance analysis                               €250

Appointments

Arranging Appointments:

Your first appointment entails a full assessment and will take approximately one hour.

We recommend wearing loose light clothing when attending for an assessment or treatment.

Contact Information:

We are located on the ground floor with easy wheelchair access.
Tel: 091 381932 ext 332
E-mail: bsgphysio@bonsecours.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arranging Appointments:

Your first appointment entails a full assessment and will take approximately one hour.

We recommend wearing loose light clothing when attending for an assessment or treatment.

Contact Information:

We are located on the ground floor with easy wheelchair access.
Tel: 091 381932 ext 332
E-mail: bsgphysio@bonsecours.ie

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