Our Physiotherapy teams provide treatment for all ages from new born through to older adults. We have a range of specialist services including neurology, acute care, cardiac, musculoskeletal and women’s health, each is led by an Expert Physiotherapist. This means that we can ensure that you are provided with the most effective treatment for your problem.

We work in partnership with other health care professionals to identify treatment goals that are centered on your needs whether you are a patient in hospital, attending an outpatient appointment or we see you in a community setting.

How we can help

Physiotherapists assess and treat a variety of difficulties related to:

  • Breathing
  • Balance
  • Exercise tolerance
  • Weakness
  • Joint movement
  • Walking
  • Pain
  • Women’s Health


Physiotherapy can help you to understand and manage your condition to:

  • Change to a healthier lifestyle.
  • Regain fitness after an accident, surgery, fracture or illness
  • Improve or regain movement
  • Improve or manage pain
  • Improve functional activities
  • Stress Management and Relaxation
  • Breathe more easily
  • Improve pelvic floor function
  • Manage long term effects of conditions (for example arthritis and neurological conditions)

Contact us

South Tyneside District Hospital:

  • To change or cancel an appointment- 0191 4041086
  • General queries- 0191 4041086

Opening times: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm


Sunderland Royal Hospital:

  • To change or cancel an appointment- 0191 5410101

The office is open:

Monday to Thursday: 7.30 - 19.00

Friday: 7.30 - 18.00

Saturday: 8.00 - 13.00

Click here to change your appointment online

  • General queries- 0191 5699028

Opening times: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm


Your feedback

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