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What does the MSK service cover at Bristol Children's Hospital?

The MSK service receives referrals from GP's, consultants and other AHP's for patients 0-16 years old in the Central and South Bristol area.

Common conditions treated include:

  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Trauma rehabilitation
  • Gait analysis
  • Growth related problems e.g. Osgood Schlatters, scheuermanns
  • Post orthopaedic surgery

We have access to a range of treatment options including:

  • Education / Advice
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • Home exercises
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Soft tissue techniques
  • Kinesiology or hard taping
  • Acupuncture / acupressure

Our specialist physiotherapists also run clinics in our busy ED department to assist in the treatment of acute injuries. Recently we have started an orthopaedic triage clinics working with the orthopaedic consultants.

NB The North Bristol area is covered by our colleagues at Southmead Hospital

Physiotherapy Contacts

  • Petre Grove / Jo Walton - 0117 342 8525