Physiotherapists diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal problems from simple sprains to complex acute and chronic conditions including arthritis and chronic lower back pain without the need for you to go to hospital. In Camden, musculoskeletal physiotherapy services are provided by Connect Health, in partnership with the NHS, as well as by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Free hospitals. A physiotherapist will be able to assess you at a choice of conveniently located centres throughout Camden.
Physiotherapy for MSK conditions involves the assessment and treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, spinal discs, nerves and other structures to maintain or restore/maximise your optimum functional level whether that involves work/sport/hobbies. Advice for the management of conditions independently
It covers a number of different techniques including joint manipulation and mobilisation, massage, hydrotherapy, exercise programmes, electrotherapy, sport-specific rehab and, in some cases, acupuncture.