Physiotherapy clinic CUH


Referral Guidelines

  • night pain or referred pain
  • moderate severe pain
  • patient to be signed off work
  • musculoskeletal problems
  • less than 75% ROM
  • moderate to severe oedema, - haemarthrosis
  • abnormal weight bearing
  • paraesthesia / anaesthesia
  • myotonal weakness or reduced reflexes

What happens

Duration post injury is irrelevant. The consultation consists of :

  • Brief assessment
  • Advice & education
  • Teach basic exercises, stretches & gait re-education as appropriate
  • Refer for further outpatient physiotherapy if necessary
  • Refer back to you!
  • Treatment and discharge


Content By Dr. Íomhar O' Sullivan 13/07/2016. Last review Dr. ÍOS 13/07/16.