About Me

Welcome to First Physio

Una robertson is a chartered physiotherapist with over 30 years experience treating all types of musculoskeletal conditions.

She started her career in the nhs working in glasgow royal infirmary gaining experience in orthopaedics, care of the elderly, burns, out-patients and rheumatology to name but a few.

In 1992 she took up a senior position in the rheumatology department of Falkirk royal infirmary and then in 1995 returned to the Glasgow community clinics before setting up privately in 2005.

Una keeps her treatment skills up to date with regular courses and conferences.
She is accomplished in the assessment of the whole body, assessing the integrity of joints,ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves having done joint mobilisation courses, acupuncture, nerve dynamics, myofascial release and read extensively on the causes and origins of pain.
This knowledge and her relaxed manner will make your recovery speedy and enjoyable.

When you come to the clinic, we will work to re-align all the joints that are compromised, to address your pain and aid your rehabilitation. In other words, we treat the cause and not the effect.

TREATMENTS
We treat all problems relating to:
Trauma
Spinal/pelvic injuries
Pelvic girdle and groin pain
Post/ante-natal pain
Headaches/dizziness
Work and sport-related injuries affecting all areas of your body
Pain can be caused by :
Trauma-related to falls
Overstretching or impact
Overuse injuries caused by computer work or excessive gym/sports activities
Joint mal-alignments insidiously causing excessive pressure on certain joints, ligaments or muscle

 

Techniques employed include:
Joint mobilisation/muscle energy/recoil
Massage and acupressure
Electrotherapy including ultrasound, interferential therapy and transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TNS)
Acupuncture

 

Where appropriate we will specify a home exercise programme tailored for each individual