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What is the Joint Care Programme?

The Joint Care Programme is an innovative and proactive musculoskeletal (MSK) and mobility screen aimed at detecting joint, muscle and balance (falls risk) issues in advance of them causing further injury. The screen is delivered by a Chartered Physiotherapist who examines a number of areas over the course of screen:

  • Posture

  • Neck

  • Upper Back

  • Lower Back

  • Shoulders

  • Hips

  • Lower Limb

  • Balance

  • Frailty

The Joint Care Programme will be available in 26 centres across Ireland and only lasts 30 minutes. Once your screen has been completed, you will receive a fully personal report that will contain an MSK score out of 100, a falls risk score, and targeted advice around each of the areas screened. Depending on your score, you will be recommended app based exercises with remote monitoring, targeted sessions with a Physiotherapist and / or a falls rescreen within 12 months.

The price of the screen is €90, however the screen is fully covered or partially covered for many Vhi Customers. For more details on your cover please see your Table of Benefits, or call our contact centre on (056) 444 4444.

Who are Spectrum Health?

Before Spectrum Health, The Physio Company was our original company, launched in September 2007. Spectrum Health only came into existence in 2012 as we launched other allied health services.

The Physio Company has steadily developed into Ireland’s largest private Chartered Physiotherapy provider. The Irish family owned medical company was founded by Chief Executive Stuart McGoldrick and his wife Anne McGoldrick, who is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Director of Medical Services of the company. Anne and Stuart combine clinical excellence and best business practices to deliver a modern approach to Chartered Physiotherapy in private practice.

Spectrum Health was launched in 2012 to include other Allied Health Services like; Podiatry/Chiropody, Psychology & Counselling, Speech & Language Therapy, Dietetics and Corporate Wellness Services.

We can adapt to any environment and shape our service to our clients’ needs whilst embracing our own core ethos of “your health, our focus", which reflects our values which are as simple as ABC and have become the mission statement for our company;

  • Always treat patients as we would like to be treated ourselves

  • Be respectful to every patient

  • Consider every angle

All of our clinical team know that our patients will only care about how much we know, when they know how much we care.

Where Is The The Joint Care Programme Available?

The Joint Care Programme will be available in 25 centres across Ireland in 7 different counties. If you are unsure which location is located closest to you, please feel free to contact us for more more information.

Available Locations:

  • Dublin: Baggot Street, Barrow Street, Blackrock, Drumcondra, Dundrum, IFSC, Lucan, Malahide, Merrion Square, Navan Road, Raheny, Sandyford, Swords, Tallaght Cross and Temple Bar

  • Cork: Mahon and Patrick's Quay

  • Galway

  • Kildare: Celbridge and Newbridge

  • Kilkenny

  • Waterford

  • Westmeath

  • Wicklow

For a more details on our locations please click here.

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