Do you need Physiotherapy?
You can now refer yourself directly to the Physiotherapy Service if you are aged 16 and over. This means you do not have to visit your GP first, unless you wish to do so, or have recently had an operation related to the problem area. This service is provided free by the NHS on your behalf.
Not sure if Physiotherapy is right for you?
Physiotherapy can be particularly beneficial if you are suffering from any of the following:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Recent injuries
- Joint and muscular pain
- Strains and sprains
Physiotherapists specialise in the assessment and treatment of problems related to the bones, joints and soft tissues. The Physiotherapist will ask you more about your symptoms, perform a physical examination and then agree the most effective course of treatment to achieve your goals. The service offers a range of treatment modalities to include advice and education, manual therapy and exercise prescription. On referral to the service you will be asked to commit to attending all sessions and participate fully with the agreed treatment plan in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
To refer yourself please complete a self-referral form which is available at Reception.