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MSK (Musculoskeletal Services)

Clinical Threshold Policies 

  • Back -low back pain management  
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 
  • Dupuytren's
  • Foot care interventions
  • Ganglion 
  • Hip -chronic pain management pathway 
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Radiofrequency denervation for chronic back and neck pain 
  • Shoulder pain management  
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Temporomandibular  Disorders 
  • Trigger finger 

Lower Clinical Priority Policies (Exceptional case funding needed)

  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) for orthopaedic indications  
  • Pain relief services

 CCG Prescribing Policies and Guidance


Addenbrooke's page and guidance (N3)

Addenbrooke's and NWAFT joint guidance/services


Paediatric MSK physiotherapy

DynamicHealth (provided by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust)

Useful links/documents

NICE and CKS Guidance