Appointments

Your first appointment

Your first appointment is an assessment appointment.

A highly skilled physiotherapist will be present during this appointment, with access to an experienced GP with a special interest in Musculoskeletal problems.  They will assess your condition and aim to start treatment straight away.

If you are offered an appointment in our service, your first appointment with us will be a consultation where we may examine you, and will aim to start treating your condition.

An examination may involve close inspection of the problem area, and any related areas. This may require you to remove your outer clothing items ie:

  • For arm/shoulder problems we may assess the upper back and neck areas.
  • For knee problems we may assess feet and/or hip and back areas.

PLEASE ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENTS WEARING APPROPRIATE UNDERCLOTHING AND/OR BRING SHORTS WITH YOU TO THE APPOINTMENT.

We may also offer you an injection at your first or follow-up appointment, if this is appropriate as part of your treatment.

 

What will happen after my appointment?

Where required we will offer you a follow up appointment and/or provide you with a self-help plan and some exercise for you to do independently.  Alternatively, we may refer you on to another service.

Interpreters

If you require a face to face interpreter for your appointment, please contact us on 01332 274610

 

Confirmation of your appointment

Once your appointment has been booked you will most likely receive confirmation over text message, including a link to your appointment letter. The link to your appointment will last up to 28 days only, please ensure you make note of your appointment when you get the confirmation.

We also send letters via post, id you'd prefer to receive your confirmation via this method please contact the reception team.

If you're unsure when your appointment with us is, you can contact us on 01332 274610.

 

Cancelling your appointment

Cancel your appointment here if you can no longer attend.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHERE YOUR APPOINTMENT WILL BE PLEASE SEE OUR HOME PAGE. PLEASE NOTE: WE OPERATE FROM 2 SITES; PEAR TREE STREET AND COLEMAN STREET HEALTH CENTRE.

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