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The Musculoskeletal Helpline - NHS 24

Do you have muscle or joint problems?

The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Helpline is a phone service for people experiencing symptoms of MSK problems - such as back pain or sports injuries.

    • Do you need help with a muscle or joint problem?

                 Is it interfering with your life or work?

                 Do you want to know how you can help yourself?

                 Not sure if you need to see a healthcare professional?

                 Aged 16 or over?

For advice and self care information you can:


Download: 'MSK Help' app free from app stores

Phone: The Musculoskeletal Advice and Triage Service on 0800 917 9390

Speak to our trained advisors who will direct you to key advice to help you. If required, they can send your details to your local NHS service.

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.  0800 numbers are free to call from mobiles and landlines.

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