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Physiotherapy Services

We provide a range of physiotherapy services for people living across Hampshire. 

Muscloskeletal physiotherapist with female patient

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy teams work with patients who have problems with their muscles, joints and musculoskeletal pains. This includes injuries or conditions affecting your:  

  • Bones
  • Muscles
  • Cartilage
  • Tendons
  • Ligaments
  • Joints
  • Nerves

We offer a number of treatments for people referred to us by GPs or Orthopeadic Choice. 

Who is this service for?   

We provide a service for people with a variety of health problems or conditions. These can typically include: 

  • A recent injury, such as whiplash, knee strain or sprained ankle
  • Surgery, such as knee replacement, ligament reconstruction or shoulder surgery
  • Soft tissue problems,such as after a fall 


How we can help

We will carry out an assessment to determine the best way of helping you manage your health problem. Some ways of help include:

  • Assessing the cause of your health problem and what factors might be causing it, or making it worse. 
  • Restoring your confidence by helping improve your movement 
  • Educating you about healthy living, especially with exercise and activity
  • Providing advice on work, leisure and daily living
  • Relieving pain and muscle spasm
  • Promoting healing of an injury
  • Restoring movement to your joints
  • Helping correct muscle weakness or imbalance

Our physiotherapists use a range of techniques and approaches in order to assess you as an individual and guide your rehabilitation. These may include the use of targeted and progressive exercises alongside physical techniques including mobilisation. 

We aim to ensure that the treatment you receive is tailored both to your individual problem and the mutually agreed goals that you would like to achieve.

Get access to this service 

Contact your GP or other health professional to request a referral to our service.

Our community physiotherapists help people who need rehabilitation physiotherapy support as a result of a neurological condition, such as after a stroke, or someone with dementia.

Get access to this service

Contact your GP or health professional to discuss this service. They can make a referral to a Community Care Team if they feel the service would meet your needs.

Leaflets
We strongly believe in empowering and educating our service users about what they can do to help with chronic conditions such as Osteoarthritis.

If you would like to find out more about Osteoarthritis of the hip or knee then please take a look at our leaflet. 

Click on the image below to download. 

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Local classes in the community
If you are interested in finding out about local classes that you can attend to improve your strength and balance please visit the Hampshire County Council website.    

Links to the Booking Office numbers

South West 01590 663230

shft.musculoskeletaltherapy@nhs.net

South East 02392 794803

shft.mskphysio-outpatients@nhs.net

Andover 01264 835233

shft.andoverphysioreferrals@nhs.net

Service Lead Contact Details:

Lance Beatty - MSK Service Manager

lance.beatty@southernhealth.nhs.uk

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