Birkdale Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre Covid-19 Updates:
Photo courtesy of Freepik
With the current uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s only natural that businesses are being cautious when it comes to hygiene and safety. This is especially prevalent in any industry and does include physiotherapy treatments as so much of our service relies on physical touch.
We have now introduced new protocols in line with guidance from the Government and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Please read the following in order to assist in the decision making process as to whether face to face contact is appropriate at Birkdale Physiotherapy.
If you feel it is indicated, text me on 07932 799668 and we can discuss your individual circumstances so that a reasoned clinical decision can be agreed with informed consent from both sides.
To print a copy of these forms click the links below:
Please note these forms cannot be completed online.
Read some of our latest blogs:
01704 550977 07932799668 firstname.lastname@example.org
Birkdale Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre was opened in Birkdale Village in May 2000 by David Wordsworth, and has since established a local and regional reputation for excellence (and value for money) in the provision of Physiotherapy Services.
“David’s philosophy at Birkdale has always been to optimise recovery time and return to function by treating the CAUSE of the condition rather than the symptoms.”
‘Listen’ to what the patient is telling you; then: use over 31 years of ‘hands on’ experience to establish a diagnosis and agree a treatment plan.
An understanding between the patient and the therapist as to requirements and expectations of treatment. Trust is created as to therapist’s knowledge, skills and motivations.
Do something useful to make the patient better; then: tell them what you did and how to do it to themselves to continue the recovery process or prevent the condition recurring.
The patient has an understanding of the condition, has received some treatment and is empowered with the information they require to continue to self treat, knowing that the therapist is available if required.
Less attendances for treatment required, therefore less financial outlay by patient, therefore more ‘word of mouth’ recommendation: Everyone’s happy!
This approach has been criticised in the past as a poor business model, however over
20 years of running a Clinic on this basis has led to a busy Sole Practitioner Practice working in a small village with primarily ‘word of mouth’ recommendations.
“Which is the way we like it!”
The Centre provides a physiotherapy service which includes:
Back and neck injuries
Work related injuries
Injuries following car accidents
What We Achieve For Our Clients:
Improve Joint Movement
Speed up the healing process
Reduce swelling and bruising
Increase muscle strength and stamina
Prevent recurrent and chronic problems
Advise on self-help measures and exercise
Return you to sport, leisure and daily activity fitness/capability
Common Conditions We Treat Are:
Prepatellar Bursitis – Housemaid’s Knee
Whiplash – Neck Injuries
Epicondylitis – Tennis Elbow
We now accept Debit and Credit Card Payments