What We Do

HealthshareHull is your single point of access service for all your aches, pains and problems with muscles, bones and joints. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgical as well as Rheumatology with a clear MSK component (and medically well managed Rheumatology) cases are managed by highly specialist advanced clinicians who are on hand to offer conservative and surgical advice for those requiring potential onward referral. Imaging can be completed including access to Xray, MRI and in house Ultrasound. You may be referred for blood profiling via your GP with the results contextualised and relayed to you correlated to your clinical picture.

You may be referred by your doctor, or you may refer yourself into the service via the phone or digitally. However we get your referral, our team will arrange the best help for your condition as soon as possible. For those referring digitally your referral is screened immediately by a University validated Live Interactive Screening Tool to allow instant access to evidence based advice and digital self-management. For those referring via their GP or the phone your referral is triaged to the right clinic type with the right specialist within 24 hours and you will be offered an appointment within three weeks. With national average wait times for MSK being over 12 weeks, Healthshare Hull are leading the way with efficient appointing.

Interventions and advice might include one or a combination of the below dependent on your personal case:

  • MSK Physiotherapy.

  • Sports and Exercise Therapy sessions.

  • Cortisone injections both landmark and image guided.

  • Point of Care Ultrasound contextualised and integrated with a comprehensive MSK examination.

  • Group exercise classes at a choice of venues.

  • Advice, education and self-management resources.

  • Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical opinions with highly specialised clinicians with access to the leading local NHS surgeons (where conservative management has been exhausted and surgical thresholds are met).

  • ‘One stop shop’ compressed clinics with patients seeing up to three clinicians receiving expert assessment, rehabilitation +/- Point of Care Ultrasound and joint injection in one appointment saving you time and the potential need for follow ups.

  • Access to the regions radiology departments for diagnostics including Xray and MRI.

If we ask you to come for an appointment please wear loose clothing so that we can easily examine the affected area. We will take a full history, complete a physical examination, and talk about shared decision treatment plans with you as a joint driver in your care.