This section aims to provide General Practitioners (GPs) and members of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with some more detailed information about our services. The information below is updated regularly, but, if you need to find out more detailed information about a specific service or have a very specific question about the service or referral pathway, then please contact the service manager or the key clinician detailed opposite.

Referral Process

How does a GP refer in to this service?

GPs should direct patients to call Shropdoc on 08444 068888 or otherwise send a letter by post or fax to the relevant clinic.

You can also view the page that provides information for patients or carers by clicking the link below.


Types of patients regularly seen

This service typically sees patients with injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints and soft tissues. Injuries which can be treated by Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists can include:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage tears
  • Pre and post surgery rehabilitation
  • Fracture rehabilitation
  • Back pain

Patients not seen by this service

The service does not see patients with the following issues:

  • neurological problems
  • respiratory problems
  • rehabilitation based problems (e.g. falls)