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ONLINE CONSULTATIONS

How can this help me?

Online consultations are a way for us to assess your injuries without the need for you to come in for a face-to-face appointment. This method of diagnosis/treatment is widely used throughout healthcare sectors and can be completed via video or telephone call. Although this does not include any obvious hands on or face-to-face contact, it allows you to access any evidence based assessment and advice, so that you can continue to work towards becoming pain free from the comfort of your own home.

What to expect

Our online consultations can be easily booked via our online booking system, telephone call or via email. Once you have booked your appointment, we will contact you to establish your preferred method of contact for your appointment. You can expect the appointment to last around half an hour which will include: visual/ verbal assessment; self-management advice; rehabilitation exercises and pain management. If it is apparent that you need further or additional face-to-face appointments, this can be arranged after your initial online consultation. 

Benefits of online consultations

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Education and advice on injury management
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Self-management techniques/ advice
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Exercise rehabilitation
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Self-massage/ trigger point techniques
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Work station adjustments

Online consultations allow a continuity of care for you and prevent the regression of your symptoms, whilst providing ongoing support on the management of these symptoms.

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What To Expect From Each Visit

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When you arrive at any one of our clinics you will be welcomed by one of our friendly Therapists.

You will be made to feel as comfortable as possible and will be asked a series of questions so the Therapist can gain an understanding of the reason for your visit. There will be a brief assessment to establish any areas of pain and discomfort.

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The Therapist will then advise on which items of clothing you need to remove, leave the room whilst you get changed and will give you towels with which to drape yourself.

Your Therapist will return to begin the treatment and will continually update you on what they are doing and why. All Therapists are used to working and adapting the depth of pressure to each client’s individual tolerance level, so you shouldn’t experience too much discomfort.

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During the treatment the Therapist will be starting to formulate a plan of how we can continue to help you moving forward.

At the end of each session you will be given an update on how your body seems to have reacted to the treatment and you will be given advice on how you can manage any discomfort once you leave the clinic. You may feel slightly sore, tender and a little lethargic post-treatment, all of which can be totally normal.

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Despite this, we can guarantee that you will feel better within 1-2 days and will be already considering returning for further treatment.

In order for the client to build a professional relationship with each Therapist and to get continuity with each treatment, we recommend you try and see the same Therapist next time. However, if this is not possible then each Therapist has access to all client information so they will be fully informed on your history prior to meeting you.

What our patients think...

  • 5 star review  I booked in to see Ben as an old ongoing back injury had flared up again, preventing me from doing the exercise I enjoy. Ben was really friendly, approachable and totally professional and after a comprehensive examination I made weekly visits initially moving to more spaced out visits for treatment until things settled down. I am happy to say I am now pain free. Ben's treatment program was very thorough including exercises to do at home and also in the gym as my condition improved. I'm now back to doing the high intensity exercise I was before and I can't thank Ben enough for his treatment. Would 100% recommend Ben at Chorley SB Sports Massage.

    thumb Lee Coulthard
  • 5 star review  Really professional and friendly service with great results. Elisha got my shoulder working perfectly again and explained to me what was wrong. I’ll definitely be going again.

    thumb Lloyd Willcox
  • 5 star review  I’m a regular now, with a sports massage booked in monthly. As always, great people proving a great service. Highly recommended 👍

    thumb brisheard
  • 5 star review  I came to Danny at SB with stiffness and pain in my lower back. He explained in detail what he believed the issue to be and what was needed to get me moving pain free again. He advised of some great core and lower back exercises which I’ve incorporated into my gym workouts, and the pain has slowly eased which I’m delighted about. I highly recommend Danny - great knowledge and excellent facilities.

    thumb Jord Barlow
  • 5 star review  I would highly recommend SB Sports massage. I play a lot of sport and have an active job but recently have recently been getting a lot of lower back pain. Ben has fixed all my problems and am now pain and injury free. Really knowledgeable and friendly.

    thumb Amy Craig

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