Musculoskeletal (MSK)

Go direct ⇒ The musculoskeletal physiotherapy service can help support, diagnose and provide treatment for those suffering with muscle or joint problems.   

There is no need to see a GP first, feel free to contact us directly. Images of skeletal models including a hand, knee, joint and hip

We are open to all East Lothian residents aged 16 or over.

Please call Tel: 0300 369 0680  Monday – Friday 9am - 2pm to arrange a telephone consultation with an advanced physiotherapy practitioner.

You will speak to a physiotherapist directly within 48 hours of contacting our service who will be able to assess and help you over the phone, before making a plan for any ongoing management needed. 

This may include offering a face-to-face appointment at

  • East Lothian Community Hospital, Haddington
  • Musselburgh Primary Care Centre
  • Dunbar Medical Practice
  • Edington Community Hospital, North Berwick 

I was really delighted with the service I received from the MSK line.  My phone call with the physiotherapist was very thorough, assessing my range of movements.  Shortly after the call I received an email with a range of exercises which significantly helped to ease the pain.

What is Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapy?

Musculoskeletal conditions are those which affect the bones, muscles, tendons and joints - such as back pain, sports injuries, arthritis, sprains and strains.

MSK Physiotherapy Services help support people with MSK problems through education, advice, movement, exercise and other approaches.