Occupational Health

Newcastle Sports Injury Clinic has over 10 years’ experience working in occupational health and has developed a reputation for providing high quality occupational health services. We have worked with a number of large scale companies employing thousands to smaller businesses employing a handful of employees.

Our wealth of experience working on occupational health contracts has enabled us to develop and introduce new ideas and injury prevention methods, treat employees with varied workloads and from a variety of backgrounds e.g. office workers, builders, drivers.

We can treat your employees either at the clinic or at your own site. Our opening hours enable us to offer appointments to fit in with an employee’s work pattern. We will work with you to tailor the service to meet your individual needs and budget, whether this is a full contract utilising all services the clinic offers or an individual service.

Occupational health services available at the clinic include:

On-site Triage

This could take the form of an informal drop in session where employees can speak to the physiotherapist about any concerns they may have and be given advice, e.g. short 10-15 minutes or a more formal system where appointments are made for a 30 minute assessment.

Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment

Following a thorough assessment involving the latest diagnostic methods, an employee will receive evidence-based treatment tailored to their individual needs.

Exercise and Rehabilitation Sessions

Specialist advice and targeted exercises and education to restore individuals to full function as quickly as possible and also educate participants in how to prevent further problems in the future.

Return to Work Programmes

Back to work programmes which are specifically tailored to the requirements of the occupation and individual.

Workplace Assessments

Detailed individual ergonomic analysis for employees within their working environment. We observe an employee completing a range of tasks and provide specific advice relating to all aspects of their work. We may suggest changes in posture or education related to task completion.

Walkaround

Identifies problems with the general working environment and musculoskeletal risk factors due to office layout and design.

Ergonomic Workplace Set Up

Advice on the ergonomic set up of your new premises, tackling issues in the early stages of office design, reviewing plans and liaising with office furniture/ergonomic equipment suppliers to design your workplace with your workforce in mind.

Educational Sessions

Tailor made education sessions with the emphasis on prevention of common work related disorders. Our flexible service can vary from one to one sessions to large group education events depending on your needs.

Consultancy

We can provide extensive advice for managers from carrying out work environment observations and making recommendations for best musculoskeletal practice in the workplace.

Whatever your requirements, the clinic can provide a cost effective solution to your occupational health needs.

If you would like further information on our occupational health services then please call the clinic on 0191 233 0500.

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