Patient Information 

Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission at Ryde Chiropractic Clinic.

The Government published a Statutory Instrument on 26th March 2020, no. 350 ‘The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020’ confirming that it is lawful for a chiropractic practice to remain open. It further defines those people who are recognised as vulnerable for the purposes of document.

Ryde Chiropractic has conducted a thorough risk assessment to ensure adequate levels of safety at the clinic are implemented and maintained. We are following the most up-to-date Government and Public Health England guidance and put in place stringent patient triage, hygiene, sanitation and infection control protocols to protect our patients and staff.  Despite these precautions, there is a risk of transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is important that you understand the risk. We have provided the information below to help you decide if you wish to continue with your care at Ryde Chiropractic and remind you that you are under no obligation to do so.

Precautions that Ryde Chiropractic has in place:

  • All patients contacting us for an appointment are triaged by a Chiropractor (either online or over the telephone) to establish whether symptoms are present, if they are self-isolating, if anyone in their household has symptoms or is self-isolating, or they have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms. 


  • We enforce a strict policy that anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms must stay away from the clinic. 


  • A second triage is conducted at the Clinic, including a temperature check.


  • A strict cleaning, sanitation and infection control protocol is adhered to – Please ask if you would like to see this document.  


  • All team members at Ryde Chiropractic adhere to the social distancing guidance issued by the Government.


  • The layout of the practice has been adapted to maintain social distancing.


  • Chiropractors will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment for your protection. Patients will be asked to wear a mask for their appointment.


Ryde Chiropractic is committed to ensuring that every measure is in place to minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19, we cannot guarantee there is no risk to you as a result of attending the clinic.

Eligibility for Care

We are unable to offer you a face-to-face appointment if:

  • You are self-isolating

  • You have COVID-19 symptoms (whether diagnosed by test or not)

  • You are living with someone with COVID-19 symptoms (whether diagnosed by test or not)

  • You have been in contact with anyone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days by the Contact Tracing Service. 

  • You have returned from any foreign country that isn't on the government's exempt from quarantine list in the last 14 days

If you would like a Chiropractic appointment please get contact us and we will be in touch to carry out the triage.