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Specialist Physiotherapist Role

Guidance for patients

The Specialist Physiotherapist:

  • Is a highly experienced physiotherapist who assesses patients with a new presentation or recurrence of strains, sprains, joint or muscle pain or stiffness.

 Is more experienced than a GP in managing orthopaedic problems


  • Provides rapid access to the most appropriate clinician for the patient’s problem
First presentation or recurrence of;
ü Neck pain
ü Back pain
ü Shoulder pain
ü Elbow pain
ü Hand and wrist pain
ü Hip and groin pain
ü Knee pain
ü Foot and ankle pain
ü Sprains and strains
ü Sports injuries
ü Road traffic accident injuries
ü Nerve problems
ü Provides a comprehensive assessment
ü Organises investigations (x-rays, blood tests, scans) if appropriate
ü Provides a management plan
ü Refers to physiotherapy, consultants, podiatry, appliances (splints and orthotics)
ü Organises joint injections
ü Organises prescriptions (via a GP or pharmacist)
  û  Longstanding bone joint or muscle problems
û  Patients already under a hospital clinic for the same problem
û  Children (under 16)
û  Patients with active cancer
û  Problems related to conditions other than muscle, bone, joints or nerves
û  Does not prescribe (but can organise prescription via GP or pharmacist)
û  Does not provide fit note (Med3) but can organise via GP


Booking Appointments

  • There will be a choice of “On the day or “Prebookable” (aiming for a maximum 10-day wait).
  • Appointments will be 20 minutes.
  • Patients can be signposted by receptionists or can choose to book with the physiotherapist themselves.
  • GPs may signpost to the physiotherapist via eConsultations or telephone consultations.


If the physiotherapist advises that a prescription is appropriate, they will request this via a GP or practice pharmacist at the end of surgery.


Fit notes (Med3)

If it is appropriate for a Med3 to be issued, the request will be processed at the end of surgery.

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