We would be very happy to support you in managing your pain in the joints or back. You may also wish to explore opportunities for self-help should you feel it is appropriate to do so as a first step.
Self-Referral to Physiotherapy Service
Locally Solent NHS Trust offers self referral for physiotherapy and you can follow links below to organise a referral online or please click here to download the form.
Our local GP Federation also offers self referral for physiotherapy. You can contact Southampton Primary Care Physiotherapy Team directly to seek advice 02380170610 or 02380170611. You can also seek advice by completing online self referral form or download form to complete on your computer using link as follows: physiotherapy self referral form.
You can also access online resources for self help and understanding of musculoskeletal problems using Self Help link as follows - www.soccgpx.mskassist.com
An exhaustive list of self-management resources have been put together as part of the MSK-Tracker project (Grant 21405) funded by Versus Arthritis, led by Dr Jonathan Hill at Keele University. Please find below relevant links to explore possible options for you to follow
0800 5200 520
0845 130 2704
Ehlers-Danlos Support UK
0208 736 5604
Fibromyalgia Action UK
0844 887 2444
Hypermobility Syndrome Association
033 3011 6388
National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society
020 8948 9117
Polymyalgia Rheumatica & Giant Cell Arteritis UK
0300 111 5090
Scleroderma and Raynaud’s UK
020 7000 1925
UK Gout Society