What is Physiotherapy?
Also known as Physical therapy, this is the mode of treatment that does not involve use of chemicals such as those found in tablets or injections. Instead physical and mechanical entities such as the therapist's hands, heat ice etc. are used to treat ailments. Utilises Physical & mechanical means in the Rx of d’se conditions i.e heat, ice Massage, Electrical Stimulation Other than the use of chemicals like those found in tablets
What services are offered at the Center?
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Therapeutic Massage Manipulation
  • Heat/Ice therapy
  • Ultra Sound therapy
  • Infra red therapy
  • Electrical Stimulation (T.E.N.S)
  • Fitness Framming & Weight loss program
  • Traction (Lumbar and Cervical)
  • Training good posture
  • Training correct use of Orthotics and Assistive devices
  • Fabrication of Artificial Limbs, Braces and Corsets
What is the benefit of Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy can be used for the following to enhance beauty (body building and weight loss)
  • To promote physical health and fitness (body building and weight loss)
  • To improve performance of physical activities
  • To prevent and treat body following injury and disease
  • To rehabilitate the body following injury and disease
  • To manage disease complications associated with diseases like diabetes and hypertension
When should I see a Physiotherapist?
You will need to visit your Physiotherapist if you have any of the following common ailments
  • Muscle fatigue and body weakness
  • Back pain and Sciatica (Radiating Leg Pain)
  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Joint stiffness and arthritis (Joint Pains)
  • Paralysis of the arm, fingers, face or legs
  • Mechanical chest pains
  • Stroke / Head Injuries
  • Post injection paralysis
  • Painful scars (keloids)
  • Cerebral palsy & Strained arms (in children)
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PIDs)
  • Post natal pains, paralysis and weakness
  • Weight loss and physical fitness
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon sprains (Sports injuries)
What should i expect?
Your Doctor, Physiotherapist will receive you, carryout a comprehensive assessment and proceed to treat you in the strictest confidence and privacy according to the hospital values. Your therapist will then give you a treatment program for you to follow at home and hospital.
What is expected of me?
Patiently explain yourself completely to the Physiotherapist present all necessary documents for your assessment suchh medical forms X-ray radiographs. MRI, CT U/Scan reports etc. and follow the therapist intrunctions co-operatively. Ask all questions you deem important. Keep your appointments as given and make all payments at the hospital cashiers.
Can I refer myself?
Anyone can come directly to the Physiotherapy department but it is always good to rule out other illnesses by visiting your Doctor, Physician or any other specialist such as Surgeon, Gynecologist etc., First.
Where can I find you?
GLRC is located at Lukuli Nanganda, Makindye Division, along Lukuli road with a turn at Sekimpi Road. GLRC can also be accessed via Kansanga - Gaba Road with a turn at Soweto Road which connects with Makindye-Konge Road. GLRC is within a gated compound 20 meters along Sekimpi road with large signposts both at the main road and at the entrance.

The Center is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Saturday.

How much do I pay?
At the cashier's desk, find out how much you pay and make all your payments there.
Contact Information
Plot 955 Makindye Division,
Lukuli Road Ssekimpi Lane,
Kampala Uganda
Service Areas
Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Age Group
Adults, Children
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