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Helping You To Help Yourself

 

Welcome to the MSK Physiotherapy help and advice page where you will find lots of useful information to help you manage your condition.

On some occasions, a condition will not resolve and will be longstanding and it may be that a person has to learn ways to manage aspects of their condition.

For each person, there may be some more or less important aspects that need to be addressed. Some useful links are listed below.

If you have attended for Physiotherapy your Physiotherapist will be able to direct you to the most important information and advice for you as an individual.

 

Pain:

What is pain?

Understanding Pain In 10 Minutes - Video

British Pain Society

How to manage persisting pain

Pain Management Education

The Pain Toolkit

Rethinking Persistent Pain - Video

 10 things you should know about your back pain

10 Things You Should Know About Your Back Pain

Living with joint pain online courses

Living Life - Life Skills To Boost Your Mood Through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Pain Education Sessions

Pain Education Sessions In Glasgow

 

Weight:

Weight Management

 

 

Physical Activity:

Glasgow Life - Community Leisure Facilities

Healthier Scotland - Ways To Get Active

Health Scotland

Walking Route Planner

24 Hour Fitness - Video

Keeping Active - Health Benefits Of Exercise

Park Lives - Free Activity Finder

 

 

Alcohol:

The Risks Of Drinking Too Much

 

 

Smoking:

Smoking Cessation

 

 

Stress/Anxiety/Depression:

Living Life To The Full - Online Courses For Low Mood, Stress & Resilience

Breathing Space - Online Help & Confidential Phone Line

Samaritans

The Struggle To Switch - Video

The Choice Point - Video

 

 

Volunteering:

Volunteer Glasgow

 

 

Mindfulness:

Mindfulness

 


General:

For more information, advice and top tips regarding muscle or joint problems, you can visit the NHS Inform Musculoskeletal Zone:

NHS Inform

 You can also down load the 'NHS 24 MSK Help' app - available free for Apple iOS @ tinyurl.com/d57q78j  and Android @ htinyurl.com/c9zjqm3