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New FREE Physical Activity Intervention

A new free physical activity intervention that will be starting in January 2018. This intervention is called the Better You programme and includes x 3 health assessments at weeks 1, 6 and 12, health assessments include Blood pressure, Weight, BMI and Cholesterol and a one hour weekly physical activity session. There will be courses in Coalville, Ashby (Castle Medical Group), Measham and Castle Donington limited places are available and will be allocated on first come basis. If you have any questions or queries about the session please do not hesitate to contact Tel 01530 454606 or email zara.barnes@nwleicestershire.uk

Physiotherapy Direct Service

 

To arrange a physiotherapy appointment please call

 

01509 564379

Monday to Friday 08:00-15:00

 

Please make sure you have the following details ready:

 

  • Your NHS Number (can be found on a hospital letter or by ringing the GP Surgery)
  • Your current address and mobile/home number(s)
  • Next of kin contact phone number(s)
  • GP Surgery name and address

 

They may also ask for information relating to your problem, your communication needs, and your ethnicity.  This helps them to improve the quality of the service they deliver.  Please let them know if you do not wish to provide this information.

  • A physiotherapist will ring you within 2 working days to discuss your condition and the best way to manage it.  They may give you an exercise programme or direct you to online resources.
  • If the physiotherapist fees a face to face appointment is required this will be arranged but you may be added to their waiting list

 

If you have back or neck pain and are experiencing altered sensation in your bladder or bowels or pins and needles in both arms and legs, we would advise you seek immediate medical advice first

 

This service is not suitable for individuals experiencing neurological problems (i.e. strokes/Parkinson’s), breathing problems, continence or require Children’s physiotherapy.

 

For the above conditions you will need a referral from your GP.

 
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