Nicola Bamford is our First Contact Physiotherapist and is to assess patients with soft tissue, muscle and joint pain and to decide on the most appropriate management pathway. FCPs are physiotherapists
with expertise in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. Nicola is able to assess the following. without the need to see a GP first. Just ask the receptionist for an appointment.
• All soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains or sports injuries
• Arthritis – any joint
• Possible problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bone, eg tennis elbow, carpal tunnel
syndrome, ankle sprains
• Spinal pain including lower back pain, mid-back pain and neck pain
• Spinal-related pain in arms or legs, including nerve symptoms, eg pins and needles or numbness