Alison Rossiter has recently retired from practice and has handed onto Lesley Fussell. Lesley has over 30 years experience in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy specialising in the treatment of muscle and joint problems, including back and neck pain, work and posture related disorders, sports injuries, joint and muscle problems following accidents and surgery. We help people to improve their health and fitness through treatment, exercise rehabilitation and advice.
Who are we?
Although Beckington Physiotherapy has recently moved to new premises, it is built on the firm foundation gained from many years of working in the musculoskeletal specialty of the NHS. Alison has been running her successful private clinic from home in Beckington for 9 years. before moving it to its new premises at Shawford farm. We are Chartered Physiotherapists and Health & Care Profession Council registered. Lesley is also a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
What makes us different?
Our experience is vast and varied. We both draw from our work here in the UK and abroad. As well as her clinical workload, Lesley has experience of being a clinical researcher for a national shoulder trial run by Oxford University and has taught undergraduate students from Southampton and Bournemouth Universities during their clinical placements since 2006.
Where do We cover?
WHAT TO EXPECT
What We Offer
Your first appointment will be on the telephone or over the internet, such as a zoom meeting or another preferred platform that we will discuss with you prior to this appointment. During this session we will take details of your problem and your medical history as well as completing a Covid 19 short questionnaire and a risk assessment. Some / all of the examination will also be carried out at this stage . We will then discuss and agree with you an appropriate course of management which may involve coming into the clinic for Face to face management*
The session will be charged at £50 if face to face is required to conclude the session , or £30 if the consultation is entirely virtual.
What will you need
Any medical notes, list of medications, referral letters, x-rays and scan reports and any other information you believe relevant to your case.
Please wear comfortable clothing for the assessment whether face to face or over the telephone. You may need to undress the relevant body area so please consider wearing a vest top / shorts, to aid examination.
Please do not attend or book a face to face appointment if you or a member of your household has symptoms of Covid 19.
Gov UK advice is as follows
Do not leave home if you or someone you live with has any of the following:
a high temperature
a new, continuous cough
a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste
If attending the Practice
Please use your toilet before you leave home to reduce the necessity to use ours.
Please drive and park close to the front door of the practice.
Please then wait in your car until you are welcomed by your physiotherapist at the entrance.
If you have your own mask, please ensure it is freshly laundered and therefore clean before applying prior to entering the practice. If you do not have your own, we will supply one.
Bring as little as possible into the practice with you.
We will ask your driver to wait in the car rather than enter the building to wait.
Please avoid touching surfaces where possible as you walk through the practice to the clinic room.
The clinic room will have been cleaned down before your arrival.
You will be asked to wash your hands thoroughly and dry them before the start of the session.
Your Physiotherapist will be wearing fresh PPE of gloves, mask and apron during this session having thoroughly washed their hands first.
The clinic room will be well ventilated during the session and social distancing will take place.
Only for essential components of the session will physical contact be made, having gained your consent first. This part of the session will not exceed 15 minutes in total, where possible, in line with Public health England track & trace advice.
At the end of the session, your management plan will be discussed with a time frame for review agreed. Any exercises and advice will be emailed to you after the appointment.
We prefer that you pay using internet banking but where this is not possible we can take card or cheque. No cash please.
We will then show you how to take off your mask and dispose of it or place into your own small plastic bag to take home.
We will then ask you to wash your hands before you leave.
You will then be escorted to the front door at the end of your session.
We hope that you agree and feel confident that these measures have you and our clients safety and best interests at their core.
We look forward to welcoming you once again!
We treat a wide range of muscle and joint related problems aiming to identify the source and cause of the problem as well providing strategies to manage them.
Conditions frequently seen include:
Back, neck and shoulder pain
Post-operative and post-accident rehabilitation
Muscle and ligament injuries
Work related and postural disorders
Here at Beckington Physiotherapy practice, we are committed to protecting the security and privacy of your personal information and complying with the General Data Protection Regulations which came into effect on 25th May 2018.
The type of Information we collect is personal information from you which we use to identify you, such as your name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number, reference numbers, GP & consultant details, as well as recording your medical history and details of any treatment provided.
Some of this information will be collected at the time of booking and some will be collected during any consultations you have with us.
The information we collect from you is used for medical and internal record keeping. We do not sell your information to third parties and we only share information with GPs, Consultants, insurance companies and our external providers who support us in delivering our service to you.
We will occasionally use it to tell you about things that are going on at the practice. We may use it to send you reminders. We will use it for billing purposes.
It may be used if you have given written permission for us to share it with a specific third party ( for instance, solicitors if there is a personal injury claim)
You have the right to access your personal data that we hold and this will be provided within one month of receipt of a written request.
Your treatment record will be updated to record progress and will not be stored on line. Any written notes are stored in a secure locked location.
The confidentiality of your personal information is of the upmost importance to us and we comply with the Data Protection Laws and the confidentiality guidelines set by our professional bodies such as the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health & Care Professions Council. We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).