Joint Problems

Simple Home Neck Exercise

A video of simple home exercises for your neck.

Please view the video

ESCAPE-pain

ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain of the knees and/or hips, that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant. It helps people understand their condition, teaches them simple things they can help themselves with, and takes them through a progressive exercise programme so they learn how to cope with pain better.

Telephone: 020 7188 7188 (extension 57032)

Website: www.escape-pain.org

Email: hello@escape-pain.org

Gloucestershire Community Children and Young People’s Physiotherapy Service

The service aims to support children and young people with a range of conditions by providing them and their families with support, advice and physical intervention to promote optimum outcome for the child and their family.

Information and factsheets

Please view the Hip Mobility and Strength video.

Versus Arthritis

Arthritis can affect the body in many different ways. Versus Arthritis has a wealth of information on how the pains caused by arthritis can be managed.

Website: www.versusarthritis.org

How Can I Help Myself

Patients can no longer self refer to physio, please see this self help resource. There are lots of things you can do to manage your pain yourself.

Website: www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk

How to see a Physiotherapist

Find out manage your pain.

See here for exercises and advice on how to manage your sprains/pain.

Fall-proof Strength and Balance Plan

Do you have older parents, family or friends that may be susceptible to falls?
Are you an older person that wants to become more active, fitter, stronger and protect yourself from falls?
 Fit for Life is a specifically developed exercise class for active older people.

Telephone: 01452 393605

Website: www.activegloucestershire.org/fall-proof