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If you are in pain, please also see our pain section which includes online resources to help you keep active whilst suffering with a painful condition
Click here to book an NHS Physiotherapy Assessment (you'll need to "create an account") or phone 0300 4569987 (Booking line 8.30am-12pm). You will be given the option of an initial video appointment pretty quickly (which we recommend), or wait until a face to face appointment is available at Paignton Hospital or another nearby venue (this will take longer). During the video call the physio team will aim to work out what is causing your problem and give you the best advice to ultimately reduce your pain and get you functioning better.
Physiotherapists can treat the following:
You can refer yourself direct for a specialist assessent in Paignton or Newton Abbot. Call 0300 0040335. Click on the link for more information.
Many people find that some simple stretches and exercises really reduce joint pains! Find out more here - Knee pain management, Hip pain management, Lateral Hip pain (Greater Trochanter) and a 5 week Introduction to Pilates
Physical activity is really good for health, mental wellbeing, stress, sleep improvement and generally boosting quality of life. In addition, it helps maintain independence and confidence.
Here are links to a variety of exercise programmes. Please read the joining instructions carefully to ensure this suits your level if fitness and health. If in any doubt start with the lower level activities and build up, particularly if you are not used to exercising.
Chartered Institute of Physiotherapists - Busting myths and reinforcing what the latest evidence says is best for your back.
How your back works, causes of pain, when to see a physio or contact your GP and how to best manage your pain
Loads of helpful videos here from the team at Torbay Hospital. Includes tips for shoulders, knees, feet, ankles and patient who have had a stroke or suffering with vertigo
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NON-EMERGENCY: Take a look at our "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.