Hillingdon Musculoskeletal (MSK) Service

The Hillingdon MSK Service is jointly delivered by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) and The Hillingdon Hospitals Trust (THH) and provides expert assessment, treatment and advice on managing of musculoskeletal conditions for people aged five and over.

There are lots of things you can do to manage your pain or condition yourself. We have collated some of the best advice and information sheets, use the below icons to navigate for information about each conditions. There are also general resources and self-help videos at the bottom of this page. 

Simple exercise and activities could make all the difference.

 

General

The below self-help resources advise on general health and wellbeing and managing other condition.

Resources produced by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

Resources produced by Arthritis UK

Self-help videos

Other useful resources

Recommended websites

Change 4 Life - These days, 'modern life' can mean that we’re a lot less active. With so many opportunities to watch TV or play computer games, and with so much convenience and fast food available, we don't move about as much, or eat as well as we used to - this website gives hand tips and downloadable information and plans.

NHS Apps - If you prefer to get your information on your phone or tablet there are plenty of apps that can help.  From mindfulness apps such as 'Headspace' to help you relax and de-stress to apps to help you remember your pelvic floor exercises to help prevent incontinence such as 'Squeezy'.