Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Service


This service is for children (age 0 -18 years if in full time education) presenting with paediatric specific orthopaedic conditions only. 
Please see individual headings for condition specific guidelines.
If a child presents with a non-paediatric specific condition requiring physio e.g. sprain, soft tissue injury or post fracture:
  • Age Under 5 —> refer to the Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Team via RMS
  • Age 5-10 —> refer to closest RCHT outpatient physio department directly (these are based at Royal Cornwall Hospital, West Cornwall hospital, Stennack Surgery  or St Michaels Hospital.
  • Age Over 10 —> refer to local community physio department directly.

Please also see the Paediatric Physiotherapy Services Directory


If required, email advice can be obtained from the Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Team via rch-tr.PaedsOrthoPhysio@nhs.net