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Useful links

Musculoskeletal pain management advice and exercises

Website: Versus Arthritis

Website: CSP managing your bone and joint pain

Safety netting

CES Card (different languages)

Spinal pain (with or without leg pain) education

Video: Prof. Peter O’Sullivan, ‘Back pain- separating fact from fiction’

Video: Dr Mike Evans, ‘Low back pain’

Article: Mary O’Keefe, ‘All you ever wanted to know about back pain’

Leaflet: Understanding lower back pain

Pain education

Video: Understanding pain in less than five minutes

Website: The Pain Toolkit

Video: Mick Thacker, ‘Predictive processing as a theory to understand pain’

Website: Live Well With Pain

Tendon education

Video: ‘10 things not to do if you have lower limb tendon pain’

Hand and wrist

Leaflet: Osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal thumb joint

Leaflet: Carpal tunnel syndrome

Leaflet: De Quervain’s tenosynovitis


Leaflet: Tennis elbow

Shoulder education

Video: Dr Jeremy Lewis, 'Rotator Cuff Shoulder Pain: Exercise is as effective as surgery'

Ebook: Shoulder Rehabilitation

Website: Deltoid retraining programme for massive cuff tears 


Article: Gluteal Tendinopathy

Article: Gluteal exercise circuit


Video: 'Why your knees crack'

Leaflet: 'Managing my patellofemoral pain'

Article: Knee injection and physiotherapy better than arthroscopy for degenerative knee disease

Foot and ankle

Leaflet: Plantar fasciopathy

Leaflet: Achilles tendinopathy

Website: Exercises for MTSS

Article: Managing ankle sprains

Weight loss

Website: NHS weight loss plan

Slimming World

Weight Watchers

Mental wellbeing

Website: 5 steps to mental wellbeing

Website: Every Mind Matters

What's new at Lincolnshire Musculoskeletal Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (LCATS)

Our news

It's ODP Day!

It's ODP Day!

May 14 2020

Charlie Howard, Operating Department Practitioner at Southampton Treatment Centre, got in touch to educate us on today’s ODP Day (14th May). Here she tells us what it means to be an ODP.

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A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

March 26 2020

I hope you are keeping well through this unprecedented and uncertain time in which we find ourselves.

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Health news

How to spread kindness during lockdown

How to spread kindness during lockdown

July 7 2020

You are probably already spreading kindness in one way or another without even realising it, but if you are looking for ways to actively spread some kindness, then let us share some with you

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Exercising with a disability

Exercising with a disability

July 2 2020

Living with a disability can make it hard to keep fit, and even more so during lockdown.Physical activity isn’t just important for your physical health, but for

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