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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

Knee Pain

Here are some suggested exercises to try if you are experiencing knee pain.

If you have any of the following symptoms since the onset of your knee pain you should contact your GP immedietly before starting these exercises:

  • the knee looks red
  • the knee feels hot
  • there is new swelling on the knee,
  • you have noticed a new lump on the knee
  • you have developed a new fever/ feeling unwell
  • your knee is locking
  • your knee is giving way
  • you are limping on your knee

Beginner Knee Exercises

These exercises arerecommended for all knee injuries in the early phase of rehabilitation (1 - 6 weeks.)

Intermediate Knee Exercises

These exercises are recommended during the middle phase of rehabilitation, following a knee injury.

You can also start these exercises once you find the beginner knee exercises pain free(2 - 12 weeks.)

Advanced Knee Exercises

These exercises are recommended during the end phase of rehabilitation, following a knee injury.

You can also start these exercises once you find the intermediate knee exercises pain free(8-24 weeks.)

Background information - what is knee arthiritis

This link gives an overview of knee arthiritis.

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