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Welcome to Lincs MSK CATS


Due to the current situation with COVID-19 (coronavirus) please note all face to face appointments will now be replaced with a telephone consultation.

You will be called by one of our clinical team.

We are currently not providing steroid injections due to the increased risk of infection.


Following Government advice, we will not be holding any face-to-face appointments. If you would like to book a telephone appointment our office is open between 9am and 2.30pm. If you are calling outside of these times please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Thank you for patience at this time.


Lincs MSK CATS provides fast, convenient access to high quality NHS musculoskeletal assessments and treatment, supported by appropriate diagnostic tests for patients in the Lincolnshire area.

A musculoskeletal condition is any condition affecting the joints, muscles, ligaments or other soft tissue that causes pain and disability. Our service is designed to provide you with a clinical assessment and care plan plus some immediate treatment where needed.

Lincs MSK CATS operates from six convenient locations across the county all within existing health centres and hospitals, offering you the best possible care closer to home.

We know that coming for medical appointments can sometimes be daunting so please don’t hesitate to give us a call us if you have any questions or worries before your appointment. Our staff will be happy to discuss any concern you may have.

Did you know, 100% of patients would recommend our service to their friends and family? Find out more about our services.

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