|Will McDermott (m)|
Will is our Musculoskeletal (MSK) Practitioner and he joins the team on 08 April 2019.
He is the first point of contact for patients who may have the following:
**All soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains or sports injuries – upper and lower limb
** Arthritis – any joint
**Possible problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bone e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, tendon ruptures
**Spinal pain including neck and lower back pain
**Spinal pain including arm/leg symptoms – may also have neurological symptoms e.g. pins and needles, numbness
**Post orthopaedic surgery
He will be able to:
*Assess MSK problems
*Give advice on self management
*Provide a simple exercise programme
*Provide joint injections to suitable patients
*Refer to Physiotherapy if require further input
If you have MSK condition - i.e. low back pain, hip pain, knee pain, arm pain etc. you will be able to book an appointment with our MSK practitioner instead of seeing the doctor.
Please be aware that you will be asked what you are booking an appointment in when you ring the practice to arrange an appointment so that our Reception Team can book you in with the best person to manage your symptoms/problems. We appreciate you co-operation so we can help you.