Adult Community Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Assessing and treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Contact us

0300 123 0854
kentchft.physiopatients@nhs.net

See our MSK Physiotherapy contact and clinic details

Who we are

We are a physiotherapist-led clinic for patients aged over 16 with musculoskeletal problems. We run clinics in locations across Kent. Some clinics operate outside normal opening hours. We also offer women’s health and hydrotherapy at the Churchill Centre, Aylesford, and Sevenoaks Hospital.

What we do

We assess and treat musculoskeletal injuries and conditions including osteoarthritis, ligament injuries, non-ruptured tendon and muscle injuries, tendonitis, tenosynovitis, joint, back, hip, knee, ankle, heel, shoulder, arm and elbow pain and rheumatic conditions.

Treatment includes self-management techniques, exercise groups or individual treatment sessions led by a physiotherapist or instructor. Individual sessions may include pre and post-operative rehabilitation, for example total knee replacements, gait assessment, biomechanical assessment, postural assessment and awareness, exercise prescription, electrotherapy, manual therapy techniques, manipulation and acupuncture.

How do you use this service?

You can get in touch using the information here, you can ask your GP for a referral form or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.

North Kent patients wishing to be seen in Gravesend can refer themselves by using our MSK physio self-referral form (North Kent only).

Your comments

December 2019
Hawkhurst Community Hospital

Thank you for seeing me face to face so quickly very impressive!

December 2019
Hawkhurst Community Hospital

I wouldn't have got better without it. The socialisation helped me feel better too

July 2019
Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital

This service has made me feel in myself so much better and happier. Thank you.

July 2019
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

From reception to my physiotherapist first class care and smiley.

July 2019
Orchard Surgery, Lydd

It's really good that the service is offered locally at the GP surgery. Much better if you're in pain and don't have to travel miles.

July 2019
Sevenoaks Hospital

I had really good care and right exercises chosen for my case. I felt a difference after first visit and week of exercises at home.

July 2019
Faversham Cottage Hospital

I am so thankful for all the amazing help and care I have received from this centre. They are amazing.

July 2019
Gravesham Community Hospital

I was treated very well. The physiotherapist explained everything to me and has helped me greatly.

July 2019
Sheppey Community Hospital

Staff and department lovely and respectful.

Jun-19
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Physio is so important. I've noticed people in my group work hard and I've seen kindness and help for their physio needs. I am so pleased for the promptness of my needs and have mended well! Lost weight too!

Jun-19
Orchard Surgery, Lydd

Always explains treatment clearly he’s about to perform. Answers questions with respect and caring. Always positive and pleasant to talk to especially when discussing difficult topics.

Jun-19
Victoria Hospital, Deal

Having had a hip replacement I was anxious but the advice, support etc. was excellent.

Jun-19
West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

Very encouraging and helpful therapy. Good progression.

Jun-19
West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

Treated with respect and I felt confident that I was getting a good diagnosis and treatment.

Jun-19
Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital

Very informative and helpful service. Physio was very kind and gave some excellent exercises that have really helped me

Jun-19
Hawkhurst Community Hospital

The help and guidance was exceptional which greatly helped me to recover from my knee replacement.

Jun-19
Gravesham Community Hospital

After a few sessions the exercises I have been given have shown improvement to the pain I have.

Jun-19
Sevenoaks hospital

Found the hydrotherapy very helpful. staff were helpful with questions and advice.

February 2019
Sevenoaks Hospital

Was nice to get individual care and the reception is welcoming.

February 2019
Hawhurst Community Hospital

The staff were really encouraging and supportive.

February 2019
Edenbridge and District Memorial Hospital

All the advice I received has really helped me. I had to change appointments a few times and the service was always accommodating.

February 2019
West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

Service is excellent. Practioner shows great empathy and service is considered and gentle.

February 2019
Hythe Health Centre

My problem was dealt with expertly and was very helpful.

February 2019
Broadstairs Health Centre

Treatment has helped tremendously. Practitioner very professional.

February 2019
Churchill Centre, Aylesford

I have enjoyed my time in the gym. I feel much more positive about my exercise programme and feel I have progressed well. My pain levels have been more manageable most of the time. Excellent staff.

February 2019
Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Fantastic service - can't fault anything. Quick with initial appointment and on time every following treatments. All staff lovely, caring, attentive and friendly.

February 2019
QVMH, Herne Bay

Excellent service, patient treated with kindness and consideration. The treatment catered for our individual needs and abilities. Advise given to help manage conditions.

February 2019
Gravesham Community Hospital

My appointments are always on time, the physiotherapist was really good and helped me a lot.

January 2019
Hythe Health Centre

Dealt with extremely professionally. I have been at ease.

January 2019
Sheppey Community Hospital

Excellent training, feel much more flexible and stronger after finishing 10 weeks of physio. Very pleasant and informative tutor.

January 2019
Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital

It's an amazing opportunity to exercise correctly after a knee op with professional staff and to be able to converse with other patients and members of the gym group.

January 2019
Gravesham Community Hospital

Very friendly and the physiotherapist knew exactly how to ease the pain and exercise.

January 2019
Sevenoaks Hospital

Everyone is amazing. Friendly, professional and caring. It is a pleasure to come.

January 2019
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Session highly beneficial. Good range of equipment. Excellent support form physio.

January 2019
West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

Top quality care and advice, and from referral to being called in to see the physio was so quick. Thanks to everyone at West View.

January 2019
Broadstairs Health Centre

I had an issue with neck and shoulder which was causing pain and limitations. With the help received this has vastly improved.

January 2019
Edenbridge and District Memorial Hospital

Professional, friendly services. Gives great advice and extensive knowledge.

June 2018
Dover Health Centre

Excellent service. Therapist kind, polite and respectful and thorough and Fared helped me to be able to manage problem and helped problem.

June 2018
Hawkhurst Community Hospital

The words friendly, reassuring, constructive, helpful and do-able come to mind. A very beneficial time has been spent here, and instructive to carry on practicing at home.

June 2018
Coxheath Clinic, Maidstone

Friendly, prompt, helpful. Nice warm surroundings. Not made to feel unimportant

May 2018
Edenbridge and District Memorial Hospital

The physiotherapist and supporting staff were very helpful. The advice I received was explained very clearly and examination very considerate.

May 2018
Tonbridge Cottage Hospital

Lovely atmosphere. Thank you very much for your help and advice.

April 2018
Physiotherapy (MSK) - West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

Excellent service, friendly, and professional. The condition I was suffering from was fully treated successfully.

April 2018
Canterbury Health Centre

Very helpful, supportive and encouraging throughout.

April 2018
Victoria Hospital, Deal

This is a superb department offering a brilliant service.

April 2018
Gravesham Community Hospital

The treatment I have received has been exceptional, the advise was very constructive and worked well. I would highly recommend this care to friends and family.

April 2018
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Physio's friendly, helpful encouraging, reassuring, which has given me more confidence. Over the weeks my ability has increased and pain has eased.

March 2018
Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Herne Bay

Can't say enough about how helpful this experience has been for me and how lovely and helpful all staff was.

March 2018
Sevenoaks Hospital

Good reception, friendly staff. Excellent professional help, good listening as well as practical advice.

March 2018
Hythe Health Centre

Punctuality, kindness, thoughtfulness of staff and thoroughness of physical examination.

March 2018
Sheppey Community Hospital

The Physio department is an excellent place, polite, courteous at all times and I feel I have benefitted from my experience here.

March 2018
Churchill Centre, Alyesford

It was transforming, now feeling very positive and in control. Pleased exercise was a big part of the treatment. By the end I was able to walk for much longer, which is mentally and physically given me a new lease of life.

March 2018
Faversham Cottage Hospital

The Physiotherapist was friendly, encouraging, experienced and effective.

January 2018
Rusthall Medical Centre

Friendly, professional, perfectly targeted advice.

January 2018
Livingstone Hospital, Dartford

Very professional and friendly. Aftercare was very helpful. I was listened to about all my problems and was helped with doing aftercare at home.

January 2018
Sheppey Community Hospital

Every session I have some to has been very good, friendly and professional. It has helped my injury massively.

January 2018
Dover Health Centre

I was treated very well. Everything was explained to me.

January 2018
West View Integrated Care Centre, Tenterden

A very friendly and professional service from reception to treatment. The text reminder is first class too.

January 2018
Faversham Cottage Hospital

I found the staff at the Faversham Physio Outpatients to be kind and reassuring and very helpful. I would be happy to recommend them to others in a similar situation to myself.

January 2018
Victoria Hospital, Deal

Practical, professional attitude of all staff. Positive solutions arising from exercises, which fitted my needs

January 2018
Sevenoaks Hospital

Very efficient, pleasant response to all my questions and practical advice given.

February 2018
Sevenoaks Hospital

The reception staff are helpful and polite, the physiotherapist is understanding and gives good advice and treatment.

January 2018
Gravesham Community Hospital

Very friendly and understanding. The specialist give fully explained answers as well as looking in to the issue properly.

February 2018
Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital

People were very kind and helpful nothing was too much trouble.

February 2018
Faversham

Very informative, feels great to know why and how to improve the pain I have had. Has made a huge difference.

February 2018
Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone

Lovely physiotherapist. Helpful polite cheerful receptionists. Seen within a month of referral.

February 2018
Edenbridge and District Memorial Hospital

Treated with understanding. Very assured assessment. Punctually called. Very clear advice. helpful exercise sheet given

February 2018
Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Herne Bay

An excellent service throughout Physio department. All staff very helpful, friendly and always ready to answer questions.

February 2018
Summerhill Surgery, Broadstairs

I was given an extremely thorough examination and my health was gone into in detail. The Physio was lovely and very friendly and gave me plenty of advice and exercises to do.