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Compass Physio is a first class chartered physiotherapy service in North Kilkenny, Drogheda Co Louth and Enfield County Meath, bringing physio, dry needling, rehabilitation & onsite workplace physiotherapy to the wider community.

Physiotherapy

The main role of physiotherapy is to restore and maintain normal functional movement as part of a preventative or rehabilitation programme in an aim to help to reduce pain and increase activity in those treated.

In short, physiotherapy helps to get you back to your best allowing you to live your life to the fullest in the most time effective manner that our treatments allow for.

The range of conditions treated is wide ranging and includes:

  • Spinal pain including back and neck pain
  • Sports Injuries (From walking aches to professional athletes)
  • Fractures (e.g. broken arm)
  • Post Surgical rehabilitation (e.g. Total Knee replacement)
  • Headaches
  • Biomechanical insufficiencies
  • Arthritis
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Dry Needling

Dry Needling is a form of needling adapted from Acupuncture. Dry needling uses the physiotherapist’s palpation skills to identify taught bands in the muscle known as myofascial trigger points.

Once identified the clinician inserts the needle into the taught band carefully considering the surrounding nerves and muscles. Many of these points correspond with those used in Acupuncture.

Stimulation of trigger points using Dry Needling can reduce the levels of pain causing chemical’s in the trigger point. The body reacts to this stimulus by relaxing the muscle and spasm and thus reducing the pain. Increased blood flow comes into the area which helps to speed up the healing process

The needles can trick the brain by limiting the pain signals from the brain to the trigger point.

Dry Needling can be used to treat conditions such as:

  • Myofascial Pain
  • Low back Pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headache/migraine
  • Muscle tension
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Post Operative Care

We specialise in getting you back to your best following a surgical procedure. At Compass Physio our team specialise in assisting our clients in returning to optimal strength, function and mobility after surgery.

Our physiotherapists work along side some of Ireland’s leading orthopaedic consultants and share their knowledge base for post-surgical rehabilitation.

The Compass Physio team attend regular clinical updates to ensure we remain up to date with surgical advances. We are passionate about working closely with our patients consultants to ensure we can provide the pinpoint accuracy when providing recommended treatment programmes, to help make sure everything is tailored towards the individual’s needs.

It’s not a rarity to see us observing our clients surgical procedures to ensure we know as much as possible about the treatment so we can continue to deliver our expert care throughout the rehabilitation period safe in the knowledge we have full coverage of the patients needs.

Dependant on the surgical procedure the rehabilitation process can be long & with focused treatment and exercise, patients can reduce recovery time significantly.

Rehabilitation is unique for each surgery, but normally involves a graduated strengthening programme in conjunction with specific hands-on techniques to restore correct joint mobility and muscle flexibility.

We create individual treatment plans and practical goals that aim to restore a normal life and in most cases improve your level of pre surgery strength and fitness.

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Corporate Physiotherapy

We are now offering a practical approach to helping with workforce physiotherapy suitable to businesses of all sizes. At Compass Physio we are passionate about physiotherapy similarly to how, as an employer, you’re passionate about your workforce & when the two come together it makes everyone just that little bit happier.

We offer a corporate health scheme to businesses of all sizes. This is a simple way to access quality physiotherapy & wellbeing services at the workplace.

Many employers offer their staff private medical insurance or cash plans and thus are services are at no additional cost to the premiums already paid out.

So for a quality add on to an expenditure your business has already paid for and an excellent way to:

  • Improve Staff Productivity
  • Decrease absence rates
  • Save Money
  • Contact our Clinic Director
Who do we work with?

We work with all manner of businesses & currently we are working with large enterprise companies to a number of SME’s across the South East Leinster region.

Immediate savings are noted with:

  • Deceased staff absence from work due to musculoskeletal injuries
  • Less time taken from work travelling to and from appointments
  • An increase in staff satisfaction with their employer
What does Corporate Physiotherapy Entail?

We offer a wide range of services which we can provide on your site for your workers & with every site & business being unique then we like to ensure we tailor each service to the needs of the company.

Initially one of our clinicians will come to visit your business to ascertain what will be the most beneficial model to help:

  • Increase staff productivity
  • Decrease absence rates
  • Save you the employer money

We initially run a launch event to raise profile of the services where employees can sign up for free massages and Physiotherapy consultations/advice. We also look to host regular educational events and work closely with your internal communications team to promote the service.

We provide on site physiotherapy and occupational physiotherapy services to support staff back into the workplace and compliment occupational health teams.

If you wish to find out any more then just drop one of the team a line here & we will be back in touch with you to discuss how we can help your workforce!

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