The Initial Assessment will be split into 3 sections: A medical history questionnaire, a subjective assessment, and an objective assessment of your injury.
MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE AND COVID SCREENING:
You will be required to fill in a form before your first appointment which covers a few questions to gather information on you and your medical background. This form will be emailed to you when you book in. These questions will include:
You will be asked a number of questions about you and your injury. The more detailed your history of the injury is, the clearer the diagnosis becomes. The answers to the following questions will help create a successful injury diagnosis and treatment plan:
Here the therapist will go through a series of assessments to your posture and the joint or joints affected by the injury. Your range and quality of movement will be assessed along with strength, joint and injury specific tests. The therapist will need to see the injured area, so appropriate clothing should be worn, such as shorts or a vest top. If you wish to be accompanied to your initial assessment, you are more than welcome to bring a friend or family member along.