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Lumbar spine class over 55's Managing your back

You may be referred into the 'Managing your back' class by your NHS physiotherapist, to see your NHS physiotherapist will need a referral from your GP, consultant or via NHS staff self referral scheme from occupational health.

The programme will consist of an evidence based exercise circuit, we use plenty of equipment and host a lively event. Classes are held weekly, three sessions consecutively per person at dates arranged by your physiotherapist. Remember to take things at your own pace. The class is managed by a senior physiotherapist and run by a qualified member of staff.

Classes are run in a group circuit format and an education session is held at the end.

The classes run on:

Thursdays 2.50- 3.50 pm.

We do not run sessions on bank holidays.

The lumbar spine class is run in the therapy services department gym which is located on the lower ground floor, entrance 8.

Please report to the physiotherapy outpatients reception on arrival, then take a seat in the waiting area near the gym and you will be called into the class.

Please wear suitably loose clothing for an active class such as t-shirt.

Please read this before performing the exercises below.

pdf iconManaging your back exercise sheet

If unable to attend please let us know 01202 442121. If we are not informed this will go down as a ‘did not attend’. You will then be discharged and this will be corresponded to your GP.

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Phone graphicTherapy outpatients reception: 01202 442121

Opening times: Monday - Friday 8.10am-4.30pm

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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 2JB. Tel: 01202 665511

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