You can now see a physiotherapist without being referred by your doctor, Physiotherapy can help with a wide range of muscle and joint problems such as:
- Back pain in lower or middle back.
- Neck pain.
- Recent injuries such as strains and sprains
- Joint and muscle pains
As a patient you have access to a range of facilities and classes undertaken in a large, well equipped gymnasium at QAH, with guidance from a qualified Exercise Rehabilitation Instructor. A Hydrotherapy Pool is also available, if appropriate.
Your physiotherapist will have access to physiotherapists who specialise in back, shoulder, hands, lower limb and persistent pain problems.
Your physiotherapist will also be able to advise you if further investigations are necessary or onward to referral to Orthopaedics is required.
How to Self Refer? You need to pick up and complete the self referral form – available at reception – or on line at www.solent.nhs.uk/physioselfreferral
You need to contact the Physiotherapy Department at QA to make an appointment – details on the form. Please allow at least 4 working days for the paperwork to be received and processed.