Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
We are a team of physiotherapists and podiatrists who specialise in assessing and treating children with biomechanical issues. We see children from birth - age of 16.- Our MSK team have specialist knowledge and skills to enables them to treat a wide range of injures, diseases and disorders that affect children’s joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.
What to expect: Your initial appointment can take up to 1 hour, where the physiotherapist will ask you a series of questions relating to your reason for referral and then will complete an in-depth assessment. The physiotherapist will then work out the most appropriate treatment option for you, this could be provision of a specific exercise programme, education and management advice, attending a group or 1:1 sessions. MSK physio’s also assess for serial casting, orthotics and hydrotherapy.
Your physiotherapist will then arrange for you to have a follow up appointment if needed.
All referral forms should be completed and forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a parent seeking advice please contact the duty desk on 0300 123 3444.
Alternatively please speak to your health visitor, GP or Nursery/School who may consider a referral to our service.
Following referral you will be invited to attend either a parent education training session or an assessment screen.
Phone lines are open between 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday