Joint Health

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Download leaflets and guides with great physio advice on a range of health issues.

Website: www.csp.org.uk

Self-Physiotherapy Leaflets

If your doctor or nurse has has advised you to carry out guided home exercises for your joint condition, download the appropriate sheet from the list below.

Post Covid-19 physiotherapy advice and exercise programme

As you recover from COVID-19, the information in this leaflet about breathing techniques, general mobility and strengthening exercises will help to improve your day-to-day function.

Arthritis Research UK

Everything we do is driven by knowledge to positively impact on what matters to people with arthritis.

Our long term commitment is to:

  • prevent the onset of arthritis
  • develop a cure for arthritis
  • transform the lives of those with arthritis.

Telephone: 0800 5200 520

Website: www.arthritisresearchuk.org

Email: helpline@arthritisresearchuk.org

Joint Replacement App

This App provides you with relevant information relating to hip or knee replacement as well as knee arthroscopy. It can serve as a guide to an upcoming surgical procedure. It outlines the treatment pathway, gives you important reminders for relevant required actions and addresses commonly asked questions.

Download from: www.patientjourneyapp.com

Back Pain and Cauda Equina Syndrome

Many patients have a combination of back pain, leg pain, leg numbness and weakness. These symptoms can be distressing for you but don’t necessarily require emergency medical attention.

A rare but serious back condition, Cauda Equina Syndrome, can lead to permanent damage or disability and will need to be seen by an emergency specialist spinal team.

Please familiarise yourself with the following warning signs for Cauda Equina Syndrome with the downloadable information card below:

Should you experience any combination of the above warning signs, please seek assistance from the local Accident and Emergency Department (A&E).