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IF YOU HAVE A FEVER, COUGH OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH (even if you have NOT travelled or have been in contact with someone who has) PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE PRACTICE AND CALL US ON 01275 832 285 FOR TELEPHONE ADVICE FROM A CLINICIAN.

CHANGES TO THE ADVICE LINE

Our Doctors and Nurse Practitioners provide an emergency telephone advice line, so if you are looking for emergency advice only, please call the surgery between 2pm-4.30pm and leave your details and a brief summary of the problem. A clinician will return your call within 24 working hours. Please provide a telephone number where we can reach you between 9am and 6pm.

PLEASE BE AWARE THE NEW CLOSING TIME OF THE ADVICE LINE IS 4.30PM NOT 5.30PM

Elbow & Hand Pain

Here are some suggested exercises to try if you are experiencing hand or elbow pain.

If you have experienced any of the following symptoms since the onset of your elbow / hand pain you should contact your GP immediately,before starting these exercises:

  • the hand / elbow looks red
  • the hand / elbow feels hot
  • there is new swelling on the elbow / hand
  • you have noticed a new lump on the hand / elbow
  • you have multiple joint pains
  • you have developed a new fever / are feeling unwell
  • you are experiencing weakness in the arm/ hand

Tennis Elbow Exercises

This video shows you a series of stretches and exercises you can do to help if you're experiencing tennis elbow.

Golfers Elbow Exercises

This document gives an explanation about golfers elbow and some exercises you can do at home to relieve symptoms.

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Equipment To Help With Tennis or Golfers Elbow

If you have tennis or golfers elbow then an 'elbow clasp'might help.

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Inflammation of the Tendons of the Thumb (DeQuervains)

This leaflet explains what can cause DeQuervain's tenosynovitis and how it can be initially treated.

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Equipment to Help With DeQuervains

If you're experiencing DeQuervains then you might benefit from using thumb support strap.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 
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