These consultations have been introduced to ensure existing and new patients can continue to access expert osteopathic advice and support to help manage a wide range of painful conditions.
During an initial video or telephone osteopathy consultation, your osteopath will:
Conduct a verbal assessment and take a full history of your complaint to help define a precise diagnosis
During a video consultation, your osteopath will view your problem, endeavour to assess movement and request specific functional tests as required
Discuss and plan a self-management recovery strategy
Provide video exercise programmes targeting speedy recovery if appropriate
Enhance overall recovery and resolution of your problem
At any follow up video or telephone osteopathy consultation, your osteopath will:
Conduct a review of symptom behaviour
Review movement and test positions
Review and progress your rehabilitation and recovery strategy
Review prescribed exercise progression
These appointments are available to both new patients to the clinic and those returning patients. If you have any questions then do call us. The reception service continues to operate as normal, albeit, working from home, so do bear with them.
Online Video and Telephone Osteopathy consultations are priced at:
Initial Consultation: £40
Follow Up Consultation: £20
With this service, payments will be made online as part of the booking process.
*Technology wise for video consultations, things are very simple. You will need access to a laptop with a camera, or a smart phone or tablet. You will be provided with a link within your Appointment Confirmation email which you will need to click at the allotted appointment time. If you have any questions about the call process then do email us. ahead of the appointment time.
Here's what two patients said;
"I wasn't at all sure about an online consultation at first. After all - osteopathy is 'hands on' isn't it? And Paul's hands can find exactly where my problem is - even if i can't say where it really hurts! But - I twisted my knee - and it hurt - a lot! So I thought it was worth a try. Paul asked a number of questions, had a look at it (isn't it handy that computers have inbuilt cameras?) and gave me some exercises to do, as well as advice about using ice packs. It was handy that he could see the knee as he was able to see that I wasn't doing the exercises properly! A week on and it's still painful but is a whole lot better than it was - and I can even lie on my back without it hurting for at least 2 minutes - a week ago that was not possible!
Thank you Paul - and whoever invented the technology to make it possible".
GR, Crich, Derbyshire
"I was working in the garden and developed severe back pain. Because of lockdown I could not visit an osteopath.
After suffering 3 days of pain I discovered osteopathy4life . Paul Ashburner contacted me and conducted an online consultation. The session was extremely helpful and the diagnosis was spot on. Via e-mail Paul gave me a series of exercises to do complete with diagrams. By following Paul's advice and exercise plan I was out of pain within a week.
He kept in touch throughout . I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul's services".
PD, Belper, Derbyshire
To book an Initial Consultation you should call on 01773 843 033 during office hours. Our friendly reception staff will be pleased to find a convenient appointment for you.
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Whilst the government continues to relax the rules around covid, it is felt that lessons have been learnt and practices have been implemented that make good sense and so we will continue to observe these, to help keep patients and practitioner safe.
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