Muscle and joint pain

Find out how to get support for muscle and joint pain.


The getUbetter app is now available to all patients. It’s a free, easy-to-use tool helping you to self-manage your muscle, bone, and joint (MSK) injuries and conditions.

  • No need to wait for an appointment
  • Instant access to a personalised plan
  • Safe and effective

You must be over 18 to use this service.

See things that getUbetter can help with
  • Book treatments
  • Self-refer to your local services
  • Track your symptoms and get help when you need it
  • Monitor your recovery

NHS physiotherapy services

Physiotherapy is free and available on the NHS throughout the UK.

Depending on where you live, you may be able to self-refer or you may need to visit your GP or consultant first. After discussing your symptoms with your doctor, they may then refer you to a physiotherapist.

Request an appointment at the surgery

If the services above are not suitable, you can request an appointment at the surgery.