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Newham Physiotherapy - Musculoskeletal Service

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service provides high-quality patient-centred care in the community. It offers specialist assessment and treatment for musculoskeletal issues, such as back pain and arthritis to Newham residents.

Face-to-face appointments are offered as standard, but telephone and video consultations are available if requested.

Conditions treated

The physiotherapy service can provide assessment and management of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

•    Neck pain.
•    Osteoarthritis.
•    Low back pain.
•    Sporting injuries.
•    Shoulder, elbow and wrist pain.

Female black Physiotherapist walking with asian male who is on crutches in the street

29 Romford Road
E15 4LY
United Kingdom

Opening hours
Appointments are available between 08.30-16.30 Monday to Friday (last appointment time 16.00).
We have evening appointments on Tuesdays provided up to 19.00 (last appointment time 18.30)
We have Saturday morning slots from 09.00-13.00
Telephone number
020 3819 4999
Symptom Checker

Our symptom checker can assist in looking at the right course of action for you according to how you are feeling, the type of symptoms you are getting, relevant past medical history and the impact on your health and mobility. Complete the Symptom Checker here

Referrals to the service are made via one of two routes:

Direct referral from your GP.

Patient self-referral. This route enables you to access our service without an appointment from your GP.
Click here to access the self-referral form.

What Next

All referrals are screened and prioritised by members of the physiotherapy service prior to appointments being offered to ensure they are appropriate for physiotherapy assessment and management.

Out of Borough GP Referrals
All GP and Consultant referrals (Out of Borough via the GP) need to be written on an approved referral form with the fullest possible information in order to facilitate screening. Where an approved referral form is not available, a letter will be accepted so long as the appropriate GP, patient and clinical details are included. Referrals should be sent to our Single Point of Access (SPA) team.

Self-referral forms can be accessed either directly from Stratford Physiotherapy Centre or the patient’s own Newham locality GP.

The MSK Physiotherapy Service operates a clinical screening and prioritisation process with all referrals.