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Chiropractic First – Emergency Chiropractic Treatment

Hand holding globeWe hope this message finds you in good health and with a positive mind-set during these uncertain times.

The UK government has classified Chiropractic treatment as an essential service with Chiropractors listed as key workers, the aim being to alleviate the strain that musculoskeletal problems place upon our valuable NHS workers.

To comply with these guidelines, we have decided to offer emergency chiropractic treatment to our existing patients, who might be experiencing high levels of pain or have concerns about their musculoskeletal health.

In order to minimise any risk of infection, strict eligibility criteria and additional health and safety clinical procedures are in place.

If you think you might need this service, please text DETAILS to 07807 890399 for more information.

Dr Lewis Kingsnorth MChiro Chiropractor
Dr Pietro Mariani MChiro Chiropractor

Eligibility Criteria

  • Patient must be between the ages of 18 and 65 years
  • Patient must not suffer any serious underlying medical conditions
  • Patient, and anyone living in their household, must not currently display any flu-like symptoms, including but not limited to: cough, breathing difficulties, sore throat, fever, runny nose or loss of taste or smell
  • Patient, and anyone living in their household, must not have experienced any of the above symptoms within the last 14 days
  • Patient must be experiencing pain or…
  • Have serious concerns about their musculoskeletal health, so much so, they feel unable to defer their treatment

Appointments are subject to availability and by pre-booking only: Monday to Friday between 9am-1pm.

In order to minimise any risk of infection to our patients and staff, we are operating at reduced staffing levels, please therefore text us to book your appointment: 07807 890399.

Your Chiropractic First team wish to support the community at this time by providing a safe and responsible solution for patients to manage their health needs, please read our Safety Procedure below.

Safety Procedure For Receiving Emergency Chiropractic Care At Chiropractic First:

  1. Treatment duration is 15 minutes. 1 patient will be booked every 30 minutes to avoid contact with other patients.
  2. Arrive at your appointment time, do not arrive early as we are not able to provide a waiting area at this time.
  3. Please wait at the front door of the clinic to be collected. The door will be locked.
  4. There will be no reception staff.
  5. Additional friends/family/children/pets must not attend with you. If you rely on someone to travel with you to the clinic, they must wait outside.
  6. Avoid touching surfaces in the clinic as much as possible.
  7. Payment can be made by card only, contactless payments are now enabled up to £45. Payment plan or direct debit patients will be processed in the usual way.
  8. Toilet facilities and other areas of the clinic are out of use at this time.
  9. Please shower before coming for your appointment and drive, walk or cycle to avoid close contact with others.
  10. Any symptoms of illness including but not limited to: cough, breathing difficulties, fever, cold, flu like symptoms mean YOU MUST NOT ATTEND CLINIC, please inform us as soon as possible via text to 07807 890399 or call 01273 324466; as per government guidelines, in this situation, you must isolate yourself at home.
  11. Please give 24 hrs notice by text or phone if you are unable to attend your appointment.
  12. We are unable to provide appointment reminder texts/emails at this time.
  13. PPE will be provided for those that don’t have their own. A mask must be worn by patients and the Chiropractor. A forehead temperature scan will be carried out before entry is permitted to the clinic and hands must be treated with hand sanitizer.
  14. Chiropractic First are providing this emergency service in good faith and as such reserve the right to refuse entry to the clinic and/or treatment at any time during your visit should this be in the best interest of patient and/ staff safety, we thank you for your understanding in this matter.

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