Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy

staff looking at patient

Physiotherapy is the treatment of injury and disease by enhancing the body’s own natural healing mechanisms.

Physiotherapists take a holistic approach to healthcare supporting self-management of common conditions promoting independence whilst considering all aspects of the patient’s lifestyle, work and leisure and how the condition may be prevented in the future.

In effect, Physiotherapists teach people to help themselves to better health, so whatever your age or condition, Physiotherapists are able to get you back to your best

Common treatment options Physiotherapists use are …exercise, manual therapy, postural correction and advice, plus many more!

Examples of conditions Physiotherapy may be able to help:

  • Joint and muscle symptoms
  • Back and Neck symptoms
  • Rehabilitation after fractures or orthopaedic surgery
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Sports injuries

Inappropriate for referral to this service:

We are unable to accept patients for physiotherapy treatment for the following conditions. There may be other services available for you; please discuss this with your GP.

  • Women’s health
  • Neurological conditions eg stroke, MS or head injury
  • Non musculo-skeletal pain
  • Respiratory problems e.g. asthma, cystic fibrosis and chronic lung disease.

Contact and find us

Tel 01623 781845

Ashfield Health Village
45 Portland Street
Kirkby in Ashfield
Nottingham
NG17 7AG

Mansfield Community Hospital
Stockwell Gate
Mansfield
NG18 5QJ

Service opening hours

8am - 6pm Monday to Thursday.

8am - 5:30pm Friday

Information for health professionals

Referrals are accepted from GPs via System One.

All Trust staff  can self-refer - please see Health & Wellbeing page on the Trust Intranet

 

Head of Service

Karen Thomas - MSK Service Team Lead

Tel: 01623 781803

 

Service commissioned by

County Commissioners for Mansfield & Ashfield,

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