Function
Jigsaw

Therapeutic Services Goal

At U Fit Studio and Function Jigsaw, our shared goal is return you to your chosen activities as quickly as we can and in the best shape possible.

Whatever those activities may be, we want to give you the greatest chance of performing to the best of your ability.

Not only does that involve treating, rehabbing and preventing injuries but ensuring that we put together a programme so that you, as an individual, get the best out of your body.

Not everyone can be a professional sportsperson – but that doesn’t mean you are any less passionate about being the best you can be in your chosen field.

We recognise that, and our goal is to provide a professional treatment, service and attitude to help you recover from injury and help you find a safe and successful return to your chosen activity whether that be the gym, a game of squash, a kick-around at five-a-side or even walking the dog.

We know that a handful of treatments cannot fix every individual and every injury, so we get to the root of your problem and treat it in a way that will suit you and your body – your personal jigsaw.

We will also give you advice on ways to stop injuries reoccurring. As a team, U Fit Studio and Function Jigsaw work together to ensure that we are providing you with the best support, from treatment to activity return, with open and honest communication throughout.

Sports Injury Management & Physical Therapy

U Fit Studio have partnered with Function Jigsaw so that they can assess you and prepare your very own ‘Personal Jigsaw Plan’ (PJP).

Together we realise that everyone’s injury is different and that their required outcome may be different too.

We don’t believe in offering standard treatments for standard injuries. We treat every client individually.

Somebody once asked Function Jigsaw that they got the ‘function’ but not the ‘jigsaw’ bit.

Well, two people can have the same injury. One of them might have a goal of wanting to walk their dog pain-free. But the other person might want to go and squat 100kg weights at the Studio. At some point, that treatment diversifies.

It is up to us to give you all of the pieces that completes the picture/jigsaw that you want. As soon as Function Jigsaw have assessed you and treated you, we can work together to ensure YOU receive the best treatment and post-treatment service.

The jigsaw really is U Fit Studio, Function Jigsaw, and YOU working in combination.

FAQs

Are you registered with insurance companies?

U Fit Studio are partnered with Function Jigsaw and are registered with all major leading insurance companies such as Bupa, Axa and Aviva.

Do I need a doctor’s referral to see you through insurance?
Some insurance companies require a referral prior to treatment. This gives you an authorisation number to bring to the clinic so we can invoice the insurance company directly. If you are referred following a car accident, your insurance company will arrange this directly with us and we will get in touch with you to book an appointment.
Do you only see private patients?
No. We also see self-paying clients who want help with a variety of complaints and issues.
How long will I wait for an appointment?
Function Jigsaw’s treatment specialists are a busy team, but on occasions there may be availability on the same day you contact us. If there is no available time on the same day of your call, Function Jigsaw will endeavour to book you in at the earliest day/time that is convenient for you.
What is the difference between a physiotherapist, a chiropractor and a sports therapist?

Physiotherapists are used in the acute injury stage and patients can see them with private medical insurance.

Sports Therapists only work with self-paying patients and can be involved from the acute stage right through the rehab process.

A Chiropractor manipulates joints, mainly the spine. U Fit Studio and Function Jigsaw staff may refer clients to a clinical Chiropractic partner if necessary.

Can U Fit Studio and Function Jigsaw refer me to a different type of treatment if they think it is necessary?

Yes. We have a range of partner practitioners who offer a different service to us and that includes the likes of chiropractors, osteopaths.

How will a sports massage help me?

It will improve blood flow, circulation and loosen tight muscles and tendon structures to improve joint mobility. It also helps realign scar tissue and help reduce muscular spasms.

Before an event, it can warm and stimulate muscles. After an event, it helps remove waste products by flushing toxins out of your muscles and helps increase oxygen and nutrients to specific areas. It can also reduce the chance of DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness).

Do you have a shower and changing facilities?

Yes. U Fit Studio is fully equipped with a shower, changing area and toilet facilities for use during your visit.

Do you offer any other products or services?

Yes. U Fit Studio has a range of purposefully designed training and rehab aids called Active Kit. Our foam rollers and Active Bands are great for warm-ups and warm-downs and can be used during any rehab programme suggested by our therapists.

Will your therapists provide any exercises for me to aid my recovery after I have been to see you?

Yes. A key part of our ethos is to help you to help yourself after we have got to the root of any problem. If any exercises can help you get better before we see you again, we will explain what to do and show you how to use them in our purpose-built, on-site gym. And no skivers! We will know if you have not done them!

If I have to cancel an appointment on the day, will I be charged?
Because we are a busy clinic, if you are unable to attend your appointment, we require 24 hours notice in order to reallocate your appointment to another client. Failure to give the required notice may result in a cancellation fee which could be for the full amount.
Are you registered sports injury rehabilitation therapists?

Function Jigsaw are registered with the British Associations of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers (BSARaT), who are registered with the Accredited Voluntary Register (AVR). The AVR scheme was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public. We are also registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Society of Sports Therapy.

What clothes should I wear for my appointment?
Regular sportswear would be ideal such as shorts or tracksuit bottoms/jogging pants.
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99 Barkby Road, Leicester, LE4 9LG

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