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I have been there numerous times with an ongoing neck problem and not once have i been properly examined. My first diagnosis, well what they thought it might be was totally different from there recent diagnosis and i was even told as long as i could turn my head to the right it was ok because thats all you need riding a motorcycle, the physiotherapist seemed to find my problem quite amusing. What i cant understand is that they have only gave me one exercise to do but when you go on physiotherapists websites they have many exercises for the same problem.

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Response from Helston Community Hospital

The Physiotherapy department at Helston hospital offers both self referral as well as GP referral assessments. Each patient that we see, whether through drop in clinic or booked appointment is offered a thorough assessment as deemed appropriate for each individual case. We apologise for any misunderstanding that there might be in your diagnosis. We endeavour to treat each patient on an individual basis considering best evidence based practice. Each patient is given a self management plan incorporating an exercise regime that will be specific to their needs and requirements. We make every effort within our department to act both professionally and considerately with every patient and we apologise for any mis-communication that there may have been with your assessment and treatment.

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