Orthopaedics diagnosis and solutions

Core Physio and Bothwell Medical Rooms orthopaedic solutions is a unique, fully integrated medical, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation service.

Our combination of experienced physiotherapists, doctors, surgeons and state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities allow us to diagnose the cause of your problem and agree a treatment plan in a ‘one-stop’ appointment.

Knee pain

What is it?

Painful joints, muscles and bones can have many causes including injury, overuse or wear and tear, and making the right diagnosis is the key to getting the right treatment.  Core Physio orthopaedic solutions provides a diverse knowledge pool of clinical professionals all aiming to identify and manage your injury early and provide the most beneficial package of care to ensure you return to activity and leisure pursuits as early as possible.

We believe that we are unique in Lanarkshire in offering a fully integrated orthopaedic, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation service on your doorstep.  We know that you are busy, and time is valuable, and so we aim to provide a ‘one stop’ clinic where we will work together to diagnose the cause of your problem and plan your treatment.  Nowhere else will you find this combination of specialists and state-of-the-art facilities in one place.

  • An initial consultation and examination with a consultant physiotherapist or orthopaedic specialist (30 – 45 minutes)
  • A diagnostic ultrasound scan (if required*)

Following your initial Orthopaedic Solutions assessment, we might recommend further treatment (which you would need to pay for separately).  This might include:

  • Surgery
    – Arthroscopic (keyhole)
    – Open (joint replacement)
  • Sports medicine treatment
    – Exercise prescription
    – Injections, including steroids or hylauronate joint lubricant
    – Shock-wave treatment
    – Health promotion
    – DEXA scans
    – PRP injections
  • Physiotherapy
    – Full body assessment to identify predisposing factors
    – Range of treatment techniques and modalities
    – Pre +Post operative rehabilitation
    – Rehabilitation training and reconditioning
    – Individualised exercise programmes
    – Yoga-based rehabilitation
  • GPs can refer patients direct to our Orthopaedics solutions programme – where we will match a patient with the most appropriate specialist
  • Alternatively, GPs can directly refer patients to a specific named consultant
  • All patients with private medical insurance may need to be seen by our GP prior to authorisation from their insurance company.
  • To refer patients by telephone, call our dedicated appointment line on 01698 854474
  • Core Physio & Bothwell Medical Rooms Orthopaedics solutions accepts referrals directly from physiotherapists to our specialists and Consultants
  • A physiotherapist can refer patients – where we will match a patient with the most appropriate specialist
  • Alternatively, physiotherapists can directly refer patients to a specific named consultant.
  • Please be aware that all patients with private medical insurance will need a pre authorisation reference prior to attending our orthopaedic solutions programme.
  • To refer patients by telephone, call our dedicated appointment line on 01698 854474

If you have a medical insurance, you will need to contact your insurer to confirm whether you are covered for your consultation and whether you will need a GP referral. Your insurance company will provide you with an authorization code, which you will be required to provide at the time of registration at the clinic, along with your policy or membership number.

If you have had previous scans or X-rays related to your condition, please bring these along with bring any other reports and copies of letters from your GP or specialists.

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