Our Physiotherapists work in all of our hopsitals and also within the community in patients’ own homes and residential and nursing homes.

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Our Physiotherapy Service is provided by a team of experienced professional and support staff, who work across a wide variety of specialty areas (see below).

Physiotherapists work on all hospital sites and also within the community in patients’ own homes and residential and nursing homes. Outpatient clinics are undertaken in community locations. You will usually be referred to Physiotherapy services by your GP, a nurse, a Consultant or your therapist. If you think you would benefit from seeing a Physiotherapist please discuss a referral with one of these people.

Acute Physiotherapy: These services are offered to patients who have been admitted to hospital and are not as fit as they are normally.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy: This service can offer help with issues relating to muscles, joints and soft tissues.

Care of the elderly Physiotherapy: This service provides management of a range of conditions related to aging.

Neurological Physiotherapy: Specialises in the treatment and management of people who have a neurological condition resulting from damage to their brain, spinal cord or nerves.

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy: This is for patients undergoing planned surgery or who have been admitted following a trauma or accident.

Vascular/amputee Physiotherapy: A specialist team assisting patients who are about to undergo a lower limb amputation or who are existing amputees and experiencing problems with mobility or prosthesis.

Continence Physiotherapy: Specialises in the treatment of urinary or faecal incontinence, stress incontinence or prolapse or third degree tears following childbirth.

Rheumatology Physiotherapy: It specialises in the management of rheumatological conditions, providing individualised treatment programmes for people with connective tissue diseases, fibromyalgia, gout and osteoarthritis.

Women’s Health Physiotherapy: This Team provides a specialised service to manage stiffness in the shoulder following breast surgery.

Obstetric Physiotherapy: A specialised service for women with pregnancy related muscle/joint problems. This service is available at Doncaster, Worksop and Retford.

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