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What do I wear to physiotherapy?

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    So I'm about to start physio for hip trouble (ah, the joys of ballet,) and I have no clue what to wear. I've read in some places that they make you strip to your underwear, but I have no idea i that's the case everywhere. Do I wear short shorts? I know that I won't be able to wear leggings or joggers, because the physio needs to be able to access my hip.

    Anyone have any suggestions? :confused:
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    If you needed to wear anything in particular they would have told you. Wear regular gym stuff.
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    Hi, I'm hoping to study physio at uni next year so I've been on some work experience and from what I've seen with hip injures, they'll most likely ask you to strip down to your underwear but go in shorts if you can, if not other gym wear which you can move and stretch in easily. Hope your hip's better soon, I know what it's like as I'm also a dancer 😊
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    (Original post by elenahandy)
    So I'm about to start physio for hip trouble (ah, the joys of ballet,) and I have no clue what to wear. I've read in some places that they make you strip to your underwear, but I have no idea i that's the case everywhere. Do I wear short shorts? I know that I won't be able to wear leggings or joggers, because the physio needs to be able to access my hip.

    Anyone have any suggestions? :confused:
    I would suggest having a pair of shorts and a t-shirt available to wear. I made the mistake of going to a physio session a couple of years ago for some back trouble wearing a summer dress. The rather hunky physio told me he'd need to look at my back to look at my posture so I had to remove my dress for him to examine me and perform the exercises he have me. Fortunately, I had nice matching undies on. Unfortunately, the bottom part of the set was a thong and the material could only be described as "sheer"! ☺️ I'm not sure who was more embarrassed...
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    (Original post by Bex94)
    I would suggest having a pair of shorts and a t-shirt available to wear. I made the mistake of going to a physio session a couple of years ago for some back trouble wearing a summer dress. The rather hunky physio told me he'd need to look at my back to look at my posture so I had to remove my dress for him to examine me and perform the exercises he have me. Fortunately, I had nice matching undies on. Unfortunately, the bottom part of the set was a thong and the material could only be described as "sheer"! ☺️�� I'm not sure who was more embarrassed...
    As a professional, he shouldn't have allowed you to do that and he should have rearranged. But, can you blame him, a girl in sexy underwear and a thong....

    I've been to many physios / osteos. My advice would be to wear shorts, and adequate underwear. My regular osteo does not allow me to strip to my underwear. The first physio I went to had me strip down. I went to a hot sports massage therapist not to long ago and I started stripping down to my underwear and she told me to stop

    Depends on their own policies really
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    (Original post by commandant)
    As a professional, he shouldn't have allowed you to do that and he should have rearranged. But, can you blame him, a girl in sexy underwear and a thong....

    I've been to many physios / osteos. My advice would be to wear shorts, and adequate underwear. My regular osteo does not allow me to strip to my underwear. The first physio I went to had me strip down. I went to a hot sports massage therapist not to long ago and I started stripping down to my underwear and she told me to stop

    Depends on their own policies really
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    (Original post by Genocidal)
    Confidence slap down!
    Haha I know
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    Something loose fitting, and good underwear.
    I went for my lower back and hip and I was wearing a skirt and top, at first she tucked the skirt into it's own waistband and then I asked her if it would just be easier if I took it off.
    For my upper back I wear a spaghetti strap vest top, and when I went for my knees it was a skirt or shorts (or really loose fitting pants that would roll up).
    Wear good shoes as well, or they'll tell you off.
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    (Original post by commandant)
    As a professional, he shouldn't have allowed you to do that and he should have rearranged. But, can you blame him, a girl in sexy underwear and a thong....

    I've been to many physios / osteos. My advice would be to wear shorts, and adequate underwear. My regular osteo does not allow me to strip to my underwear. The first physio I went to had me strip down. I went to a hot sports massage therapist not to long ago and I started stripping down to my underwear and she told me to stop

    Depends on their own policies really
    Oh great! So he was probably having me on? Can't say that makes me feel any better or less embarrassed given what he clearly saw! Oh well, I'm sure seeing me in my bra and pants wouldn't have been all that memorable for him!

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