Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

About this service:

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service will provide professional assessment and management of problems affecting the bones, muscles and joints. It provides comprehensive diagnosis of spinal, upper limb and lower limb musculoskeletal conditions and supports patients to manage their conditions.

Please see the service website for further information

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Service – City Care


Who can be seen?

The service is provided for people aged 16 and over (starting July 2018, the service is only for people 18 and over)who are registered with a GP in the Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group area.


Who cannot be seen?

Starting July 2018 the service will not be available for those under the age of 18.

The service cannot be used where the primary dysfunction is not musculoskeletal in origin (e.g. Stroke, COPD, other neurological conditions, mental health), or for people who are not able to attend a clinic using their own transport. These patients will be re-directed to appropriate services. Physio referrals for women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth will be forwarded on to Women’s Health Physiotherapy. The Occupational Therapy service does treat women for pregnancy-related hand conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.


Who can refer?

Patient self referral is available for the service by calling 0115 883 8320.

Alternatively, FOR AN INITIAL PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSESSMENT it is now possible for patients in Nottingham city to book an appointment with a Physiotherapist at the GP+ Service on Upper Parliament Street. Please contact your own GP Practice to book.


How to contact the service:

Information tel: 0115 883 8320


Where is the service based?

The service is delivered in a large number of clinic locations around Nottingham city.


Service website:

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Service – City Care


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