Back and Neck Pain Treatment as an NHS patient
The Walsingham Clinic is very pleased to offer patients Osteopathic treatment for neck and back pain on the NHS via the AQP (Any Qualified Provider) Pathway.
This is provided in accordance with NICE guidelines (CG88) for care of these conditions.
Your GP should let you choose where to receive treatment should they refer you. Osteopathy in Truro is listed under The Walsingham Clinic.
Important: Please read carefully:
You are eligible for this service only if you have primarily back or neck pain with or without ‘referred’ symptoms to the limbs including:
Whiplash associated disorders
Stiffness and restricted movement
Cervicogenic ( coming from the neck) headache
‘Mechanical’ neck and back pain
Degenerative ( wear and tear) pain
Postural related neck and back pain
Patients that fit the AQP pathway will be offered an initial assessment and follow up appointments ( an average of 4 )
You are under 16 years of age
You do not meet criteria above
You are not registered with local GP
Problem present more than 1 year
Women over 35 weeks pregnant
You have a primary limb problem to which back or neck pain is secondary.
We should be able to see you within 2 weeks.