IMPORTANT: COVID -19, The safeguards you MUST follow when you come to physical therapy facilities!
All users and visitors of Mirjam Mudlack Physiotherapy are asked to report any contact, suspicion or appearance of signs consistent with the Coronavirus – Covid_19:
- DO NOT ENTER THE PHYSIOTHERAPY!
- CALL YOUR PERSONAL DOCTOR AND RESCHEDULE YOUR VISIT BY PHONE.
The entry of potentially ill or diseased persons into physical therapy rooms poses a high risk of infection to all others present (patients and staff).
Instructions for clients on arrival at the clinic!
- Come to therapy in good health (without respiratory illness).
- Inform your physiotherapist in advance if you become ill or feel unwell.
- Arrive for therapy at the ordered hour or no more than 5 minutes before therapy, late arrivals will not extend therapy time.
- Wait to be invited by a physical therapist, taking into account epidemiological measures.
- Arrive for therapy wearing appropriate disposable protective equipment (mask or following epidemiological advice).
- Be sure to disinfect your hands upon arrival.
- Bring a shoe bag, clean slippers and 2 clean towels.
- Maintain the appropriate social distance (1.5 m) when entering the clinic.
- Bring only clothing and items that are necessary for your physical therapy treatment.
Mirjam Mudlack, Head of Physiotherapy
How can I make an appointment for physiotherapy with a work order (ZZZS)?
With a work order, you can make an appointment in person, at the official times published. Under the designation ZH-very fast (Zelo hitro), the validity of the work order is 7 days. Under the code R-regular (Redno) and H-fast (Hitro), the validity of the work order is 21 days. Official information on waiting periods for contractors with the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia ( i.e.Zavod za zdravstveno zavarovanje Slovenije - ZZZS) are available on this official web address or by calling us or sending us an e-mail. By clicking on the "Appointments" button, you will be redirected to our Appointmeents page.
What do I have to bring with me?
Please bring slippers, a towel, a Health card (Zdravstvena izkaznica) issued by The Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia (i.e. Zavod za zdravstveno zavarovanje Slovenije - ZZZS), and any results you have received in connection with your problem.
Does the doctor have to refer me to the physical therapist?
You can come to physiotherapy after a doctor's referral or as a self-payer.
How should I be dressed?
Dress as lightly as possible. The part of your body where you feel pain should be easily accessible. If you have an appointment at the gym, bring exercise equipment.
How long will I have to go to physical therapy?
You will need 6-8 treatments to complete your therapies. This will depend on the doctor's referral and/or the complexity of your situation. Your visits will be scheduled in a time frame that is expected to last 3 weeks.
How do I cancel or reschedule my appointment?
If you have placed a work order, you can cancel or reschedule the 10 days before the therapy without giving a reason, but you can only do so once. If the therapies are less than 10 days away, the appointment can be rescheduled in writing if you have objective reasons (hospitalization, illness, death of a family member.). The self-payer must cancel the appointment 24 hours before the service.
How many treatments will I need?
You will probably need 6-8 treatments. Depending on the doctor's referral and/or the complexity of your health condition.
The sooner we address the treatment of pain and/or movement limitations, the quicker the recovery time or the quicker we achieve optimal results with therapy. Waiting too long to start treatment also prolongs the course of treatment. As we are aware of the (too) long waiting times and the possible deterioration of health condition associated with them, we also offer you the possibility of self-paying services.
I have an injury (e.g. a bone fracture), my doctor recommended physiotherapy. Now I am waiting for a work order. What can I do while waiting?
After the injury, you must observe the abbreviations R.I.C.E.
Rest after an injury is necessary to reduce pain and swelling, and you also reduce the possibility of further injury.
Ice has a positive effect on reducing pain and swelling. The injured area cannot be cooled until 48 hours after the injury, 3 times a day for 5-10 minutes.
Compression is achieved by using an elastic bandage wrapped around the injured joint. The bandage provides support and stabilization and also helps reduce swelling.
Elevating the injured body part above the level of the heart prevents swelling in the arms and legs.
After an injury, you should gradually begin to move and put weight on your muscles and joints, but never in pain. Rehabilitation measures vary depending on the severity and type of injury.
Physiotherapy provides non-invasive therapy methods to improve, maintain and restore motor and functional abilities at any age. We eliminate pain and deformities of the musculoskeletal system and limited joint mobility, improve muscle strength, increase the functionality of the individual and thus improve the quality of life.
Sometimes we need a longer time frame for full rehabilitation. Especially with persistent pain and limitations, 6-8 visits may not be sufficient for full functional recovery. We recommend that you follow the physical therapist's instructions, perform the exercises you learn at home, and monitor your condition for about 2 weeks after treatment. If the pain has not completely subsided after 2 weeks, but you still feel improvement, we recommend that you contact us to continue therapy.
Have a question?
If you have any questions, you can call us at the published phone number or use the published email form. Our staff will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you very much!