Musculoskeletal physiotherapy

staff looking at patientPhysiotherapy is the treatment of injury and disease by enhancing the body’s own natural healing mechanisms.

We take a holistic approach, supporting self-management of common conditions and promoting independence. We consider all aspects of the patient’s lifestyle, work and leisure and how we might be able to prevent their condition in the future.

In this way, 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 we use are exercise, manual therapy, postural correction and advice.

Physiotherapy may benefit conditions and and symptoms including:

  • 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 - please discuss this with your GP.

  • Neurological conditions eg stroke, MS or head injury
  • Non musculo-skeletal pain
  • Respiratory problems such as asthma, cystic fibrosis and chronic lung disease

Information for patients

The best way to contact the service is by email:

You can use this self referral form - MSK Referral Form (PDF Form) (opens in new window), just download, fill in and send to the email above. 

Contact and find us

Tel: 01623 484820



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


Mansfield Community Hospital
Stockwell Gate
NG18 5QJ

Service opening hours

Appointment times are 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Telephone contact times are 8.15am to 4.15pm, Monday to Friday.

Information for health professionals

Referrals are accepted from GPs via System One.

The Staff Self Referral Physiotherapy Page is found at the following link Physiotherapy, msk, self-referral to physiotherapy, physio (Connect*)

* Connect is our staff intranet. Only staff with valid login credentials can access the staff intranet. If you are a member of staff without login credentials please ask your line manager to contact IT service desk who will be able to set up / re-enable your login permissions.


Head of Service

We do not currently have a head of service, you can contact if required. The admin team lead who can also offer support would be Telephone: 01623 484820.


Service commissioned by County Commissioners for Mansfield & Ashfield.



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