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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

Shoulder Pain

Here are some suggested exercises to try if you are experiencing shoulderpain.

If you have experienced any of the following symptoms since the onset of your shoulder painyou should contact your GP immediately,before starting these exercises

  • the shoulder looks red
  • the shoulder feels hot
  • there is new swelling on the shoulder
  • you have noticed a new lump on the shoulder
  • you have a new headache
  • you have new pains in your hips
  • you have developed anew fever/ arefeeling unwell
  • shortness of breath which is new
  • new chest pains
  • weakness into the arm/arms

Frozen Shoulder Exercises

This link explains more about frozen shoulder and the various treatments that might help.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FROZEN SHOULDER

Here are some exercises to help with frozen shoulder.

CLICK HERE FOR FROZEN SHOULDER EXERCISES

Stage 1Impingement Exercises

This first video gives an explanation of what shoulder impingement is.

These exercises are recommended during the early phase of rehabilitation for shoulder impingement.

Stage 2 Impingement Exercises

These exercises are recommended during the end phase of rehabilitation for shoulder impingement.

You can also start these exercises once you find stage 1 shoulder exercises pain free.

Rotator Cuff Tear / Rupture Rehabilitation

This document provides exercises that will benefit you if you've experiences a rotator cuff tear or rupture and are rehabilitating the shoulder.

CLICK HERE FOR EXERCISES

 
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