4 Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2 9AE

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First Contact Physiotherapy

Quick access to musculoskeletal assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice

First Contact Physiotherapy appointments are now available at Leeds Student Medical Practice.  First Contact Physiotherapists highly skilled health care professionals and work to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.

They have extensive knowledge of assessment, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions and can refer for further treatment and order investigations in exactly the same way as GPs.

The benefits include quick access to expert musculoskeletal assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice, prevention of short-term problems becoming long-term conditions and the opportunity to gain lifestyle/physical activity advice.

Appointments take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and are bookable up to 7 days in advance. All appointments take place via telephone – but you may be offered a further face to face appointment if needed.

Please consider the below questions to decide whether this service may be appropriate for you:-

  • Do you have a problem that affects your neck, back, bones, joints or muscles?

NO       Book an appointment with GP

YES     Could book an appointment with FCP (move to next question)

  • Are you already under the care of your GP for this problem?

NO       Could book an appointment with FCP (move to next question)

YES     Book an appointment with GP

  • Are you feeling unwell at the moment?

NO       Could book an appointment with FCP (move to next question)

YES     Book an appointment with GP

  • Would you be happy to see a FCP rather than your Doctor?

NO       Book an appointment with GP

YES     Book an appointment with FCP

If you would like to book an appointment with the First Contact Physiotherapist please complete an e-consultation or speak to a member of the reception team who will be able to help.