Patients are now able to access an ASSESSMENT by a physiotherapist directly within the GP practice rather than seeing a GP first , if they have a concern regarding a musculoskeletal problem and its management.
This service is for anyone over 16 with a musculoskeletal problem , muscle bone or joint problem, multiple symptoms or have been diagnosed with persistent or chronic pain.
Patients must be able to attend Nantgarw road medical centre.
This service is not suitable for patients needing physiotherapy for a neurological condition (such as MS/Parkinsons), physiotherapy for breathing problems, patients who require reports for insurance, disability benefits or a fit note, patients with chest/rib pain.
!! PLEASE NOTE THE APPOINTMENT IS FOR ASSESSMENT ONLY !!
Patients will be supported with self management advice, and where appropriate support/referral for investigations (such as x-rays and scans), and therapy servcies (physiotherapy/podiatry)
The clinics at Nantgarw Road Medical Centre will run fortnightly on Mondays.
Please ring the practice to discuss further.