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Physiotherapy

If you’re suffering with physical problems caused by an illness, accident or ageing, we can provide treatment and support to help you manage any short and long term conditions.

Our service is now fully open to all patients across West and East Berkshire.

As we make arrangements to keep all our staff and patients safe, it may take time to rearrange your appointment.

Appointments

All first appointments will be done remotely, either by a phone call or online.

If we arrange a face to face appointment with you, we ask that you do not arrive more than 5 minutes early.

If you or someone in your home shows the signs of coronavirus, please do not come in for your appointment.

Contact us to let us know, and we will rearrange your appointment.

You can find information in the contact details for patients during Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak menu. 

Read more about the signs and symptoms of coronavirus

You must wear a face covering and follow the latest social distance guidance while you’re here.

You must also wash your hands and use the hand gel provided.

Read more about face coverings

You must also come to your appointment alone. If you do arrive with a carer or family member, they must wait outside. 

If you feel that you need someone with you, please tell us about this before arriving for your appointment.  

Opening times

West Berkshire

We can arrange appointments Monday to Friday. Times will vary but appointments will be available between 8am and 6pm. 

East Berkshire

We can offer a variety of appointments Monday to Friday. Times will vary but appointments will be available between 8am and 6pm. 

Some of our sites however are not currently open, including Sandhurst and Cookham. 

Referrals

West Berkshire

Your GP or healthcare professional can refer you to us through one of the following emails.

Please do not contact us directly if you’re a patient unless a referral has already been submitted.

Wokingham email WokinghamPhysioAdmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Reading email DellwoodMSKPhysio@berkshire.nhs.uk

West Berkshire email WestBerksMSKPhysio@berkshire.nhs.uk 

East Berkshire

Your GP can refer you to us through e-referrals.

We’ll then contact you to arrange your appointment. Please call if you need to contact us.

Call 0300 365 5678

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk

If you feel that your symptoms are of an urgent nature, or if you need any assistance please call or email us.

East Berkshire Contact details

Call    0300 365 5678

Email  MSKphysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

West Berkshire Contact details

Dellwood

Call 0118 955 0415

Email  DellwoodMSKPhysio@berkshire.nhs.uk 

West Berkshire

Call 01635 273 362

Email WestBerksMSKPhysio@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Wokingham

Call 0118 949 5109

Email WokinghamPhysioAdmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Once you have been referred to our service, we'll contact you by post or telephone to book your first appointment.

We may ask you to complete our questionnaire before your first appointment. Please also bring with you a list of your current medication and any communications between you and your GP, specialist or consultant.

During your first appointment, we’ll carry out a full physical assessment, asking you about your problem and how it affects your life. This can last up to 45 minutes.

If your appointment is face to face, we may ask you to take off some items of clothing to help with our assessment, if you feel comfortable to do so

After your assessment, we’ll give you advice about treatments and how to manage your symptoms, including:

  • Exercises you can do at home, in the gym or as part of one of our classes to improve your strength, co-ordination and balance
  • Advice on how to reduce and manage your pain effectively
  • Functional rehabilitation to help improve your daily movements and reduce any contributing factors
  • Returning to or starting sports and hobbies
  • Acupuncture
  • Manual (or manipulative) therapy 

We can provide treatment and support if you have one of the following conditions:

  • Neck, e.g. whiplash, wry neck
  • Shoulder, e.g. impingements, frozen shoulder
  • Elbow, e.g. tennis and golfers elbow
  • Wrist/hand, e.g. fractures, stiffness and pain
  • Lower back, e.g. sciatica, stiffness and pain
  • Hip, e.g. osteoarthritis, stiffness and pain, groin pain
  • Knee, e.g. osteoarthritis, ligament, anterior knee pain
  • Ankle/foot, e.g. achilles pain, heel pain, sprains
  • Recovering from surgery or fractures
  • Long term conditions, e.g. Rheumatoid Arthritis

We also have a number of specialist services, including:

  • Help for cancer patients experiencing tightness or a reduced range of movement after surgery/radiotherapy/chemotherapy
  • Neurological conditions (those affecting the brain and nervous system) such as Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Cerebral Palsy

Bracknell

Church Hill House

51-52 Turing Drive
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 7FR

Call 0300 365 5678

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk

Great Hollands Health Centre

Great Hollands
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 8WY

Call 0300 365 5678

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Maidenhead

Cookham Medical Centre

Lower Road
Crookham
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 9HX

Call 0300 365 5678

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk

St Mark's Hospital

St Mark's Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 6DU

Call 0300 365 5678 

Reading

Dellwood Physiotherapy Unit 

Liebenrood Road
Reading
Berkshire 
RG30 2DX

Call 0118 955 0415

Email admin.rdgphysio@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Slough

Upton Hospital

Albert Street
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 2BJ

Call 0300 365 5678

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

West Berkshire

Physiotherapy Department at West Berkshire Community Hospital 

London Road
Benham Hill
Thatcham
Berkshire
RG18 3AS

Call 01635 273362

Email westberksmskphysio@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Windsor 

Dedworth Clinic

97a Smiths Lane
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 5PE

Call 0300 365 5678 

Email MSKPhysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk

Wokingham

Wokingham Community Hospital 

Barkham Road
Wokingham
Berkshire 
RG41 2RE

Call 0118 949 5109

Email wokinghamphysioadmin@berkshire.nhs.uk 

Our physiotherapists have recorded a webinar about Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee. You can watch the video below.

You may be living with OA, or you have pain that you suspect may be osteoarthritis.

Topics covered include:

  • What osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is
  • What a diagnosis may mean for you
  • What the treatment options available are, and how helpful they may be
  • What you can do to help yourself   

Find out more and watch the webinar (opens a new browser tab)