Author Archives: Rachel Catherwood

Coming soon!!!

New year, better us! We can’t wait to tell you more about what’s coming soon! Come back here for more info later this month. For now, why not have a look at our many Services available now!

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We are hiring!

First Class Physiotherapy is a private practice in the heart of Glasgow City Centre. Our services include physiotherapy, massage therapy, exercise classes, biomechanical assessments and work-place physiotherapy. We treat and manage a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, the emphasis being on postural injuries and weekend warriors. In our private exercise studio we hold regular small […]

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Massage- What is it and why is it so great?

Our ‘First Class’ Physiotherapists have been especially busy this week providing relaxing and remedial massages for our patients. We decided what better time to describe what massage is and what it can do to help you in our latest blog! What is massage? Massage has been around for hundreds of years as a means of using […]

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We Need You!

First Class Physiotherapy is an innovative multi-disciplinary private practice in Glasgow city centre. We are looking for a part-time Chartered Physiotherapist to join our dynamic team at First Class Physiotherapy. The ideal candidate will be hard working and interested in private practice. He/she should be competent working on their own initiative and keen to learn […]

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Acupuncture – how does it work? And will it cure Man-Flu?

A lot of people ask us about acupuncture. Not only the obvious things like: Does it hurt? How big are the needles? But also, How does it work? And, Will it help my sciatica/mood/tight muscles? Sensible questions all round! Here, we try to provide some (mostly sensible) answers. Watch out for the science (anyone else […]

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Suffering from Wimbledon elbow?

We’re not talking about a sore elbow caused by switching between the red button too many times trying to keep up with Andy Murray’s progress. Tennis elbow, or to give it its Sunday name, lateral epicondylitis, is a reactive tendon pathology which affects the top of the forearm and the outside of the elbow. Three […]

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Classes

Each week we have a series of classes and groups led by qualified, experienced physiotherapists who want to help you get more out of your day. Usually taking between 45 minutes and an hour, our activities range from foam rolling and stretch classes to our running group and biomechanical assessments. This means you have the […]

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Ankle sprains – what can we do?

Ah, beautiful day, isn’t it? And what lovely scenery/pavement in Glasgow. Do watch that kerb tho… Oh. Are you ok? Just going to walk it off? No? No. That looks sore, and it’s starting to swell already. Oh dear. Sound familiar? One of our previous blogs (here) covers the anatomy and first aid for twisted […]

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International Women’s Day – a different take

I’m reading a lot of posts about it being International Women’s Day today, and one in particular stood out: “’Here’s to equality for women worldwide’. Fair enough, but yet to see International Men’s Day” – Anon Now, I’m all for celebrating women worldwide, in the workplace, at home and everywhere else for that matter, but […]

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