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If you are experiencing a dry cough, fever or difficulty breathing and have returned from China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please DO NOT go to your GP surgery or hospital, stay indoor, call 111 and avoid close contact with other people.
If you have been to Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days - stay indoors and contact 111 even if you do not have symptoms.
Physiotherapy can be very effective in treating sprains, strains, back or neck pains and can be very helpful in improving the symptoms of arthritis or tendinitis.
Self-help support videos for a number of conditions are available here.
If there isn't a self-help leaflet for you, or you'd like face-to-face help, please telephone 0300 456 9987 (Mondays to Fridays 8.30am to 12.00) or access online booking by clicking here Physiotherapy appointment service. The nearest physiotherapy base is Ashburton & Buckfastleigh Hospital but you can request to have your treatment at another local hospital such as Newton Abbot Community Hospital if that is more convenient, say for your work.
They will see you very swiftly and can treat the following:
Back and Neck Pain
Sprains and Strains
You can refer yourself direct for a specialist assessent in Paignton or Newton Abbot. Call 0300 0040335. Click on the link for more information.
Many people find that some simple stretches and exercises really reduce the pain from osteoarthritis. Find out more here!
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Medical Care when we are closed
NON-EMERGENCY: Have a look at out "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.