Eastbourne Chiropractor: Here to help you
As you know Lushington Chiropractic has been closed for the last number of weeks. We were not
required to close but felt it was important to do so, to help.
This has been an unusual time and we wanted to take some time to prepare ourselves, put new
practices into place, do risk assessments, buy new equipment and PPE, update policies and retrain.
Seeing each other again
Yesterday the chiropractors gathered together to go over our new risk assessments, policies and
procedures (all 50 pages of them), to train in using our new equipment and to discuss what other
safety precautions we can take.
It was a strange but productive meeting. We all sat spread around our reception area, social
distancing 2m apart.
An adjustment at last
It was great to see everyone (rather than just on video link). Most of us have been quite achy and a
few of us have been suffering from headaches. We were also very pleased to catch up on our
I am so grateful to Louise for sorting out my upper back and neck that were bothering me, with
some adjustments and some acupuncture. I have been looking after myself in lockdown, trying to
eat well and move well, but was still looking forward to a treatment and getting help.
We had to discuss and learn about what changes we are going to make when we start to see you
All things are now in place to ensure that our clinic is as safe as reasonable possible. It is quite
strange to have to treat with gloves on and it is a knack to wear a mask and not let your glasses
steam up. We are also wearing disposable gowns to reduce any viral spread – not necessarily our
We were having a laugh at the footprints we have used to demonstrate where you should be
standing when being dealt with at reception. They are the smallest feet and Gary’s big feet looked
rather comedic next to them.
We have a new pre-screening consent form that we will be sending to you before you have a
treatment. This outlines what we require of you in order to keep the clinic as safe as possible in
order to protect your health. Please make sure that you do read this carefully so you can make an
See you soon
We are looking forward to seeing you when the time is appropriate.
We’re planning to contact people on a case-by-case basis. Obviously, this will take us some time. So,
if you feel your case is getting critical then call the clinic on 01323 722499. Your chiropractor will
discuss things with you. They will make the ultimate decision about your suitability to come back at
this stage. They’ll also explain the procedures you’ll need to follow and our strict pre-screening
Please be patient with us as the extra precautions make everything take longer.
By Karen Philip
Call now 01323 722499