Outpatient services

Physiotherapy Dept
Torbay Hospital
Lowes Bridge

Appointments: 0300 456 9987 (local rate) 8.30am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday
Online appointment request service
General enquiries: 01803 655340


Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Outpatient Service

Outpatient physiotherapy clinics see people with problems arising from: muscles, joints and bones. The physiotherapists provide: assessment, diagnosis, advice/information hands on treatment and treatment planning. You will be asked to provide a detailed history of the problem and will be examined. Treatment may include:

  • Advice and management
  • Exercise based programmes
  • Mobilisation and manipulation techniques
  • Articular joint injections
  • Acupuncture
  • Rehabilitation groups

Specialist clinics

Specialist physiotherapy clinics are available at various sites across the area. Unless stated, these clinics need a referral from a GP, Consultant or your physiotherapist.

  • Vestibular rehabilitation (information leaflet)
  • Women’s health service – self referral. Book an appointment on 0300 004 0335
  • Rheumatology including hydrotherapy
  • Shoulder clinic
  • Hand therapy clinics
  • Pain Service
  • General orthopaedic clinics, spinal clinic, hip and knee clinics and foot and ankle clinics offer specialist assessment, second opinion, access to imaging and recommendation for surgery. They do not offer physiotherapy treatment.
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