Buckinghamshire Musculoskeletal Integrated Care Service
Buckinghamshire Musculoskeletal Integrated Care Service (MuSIC)

Patient information

Patient guide

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Useful links


Patient decision aids

If you feel you need more support to make a decision about your treatment, your GP or health care professional can support you through the process.

Should I have a knee replacement?

Should I have a hip replacement?

Should I have carpal tunnel surgery?

Achilles Tendon Rupture: Should I Have Surgery?

ACL Injury: Should I Have Knee Surgery?

Arthritis: Should I Have Knee Replacement Surgery?

Arthritis: Should I Have Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Bunions: Should I Have Surgery?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Should I Have Surgery?

Dupuytren's Disease: Should I Have Hand Surgery?

Hammer, Claw, or Mallet Toe: Should I Have Surgery?

Meniscus Tear: Should I Have Surgery?

Rotator Cuff Problems: Should I Have Surgery?

Tennis Elbow: Should I Have Surgery?

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Your health provides advice on common musculoskeletal conditions, physio exercises and how to stay healthy and active.

Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK offers a range of advice and support for people living with all forms of arthritis.

Oxford Knee and Hip Score assessments

The Oxford Knee Score and Oxford Hip Score assessments can help you understand the level of pain you are experiencing and will provide you with a score that reflects the severity of your knee or hip problems to help you identify the treatment options that are right for you.

Patient leaflets

Achilles tendinopathy leaflet

Carpal tunnel syndrome leaflet

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis leaflet

Plantar fasciopathy leaflet

Tennis elbow leaflet

Steroid injection leaflet

Understanding lower back pain

TENS leaflet

Osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal thumb joint

Useful videos

Murat Dalkilinç - 'The benefits of good posture'

Dr Jill Cook - '10 things not to do if you have a lower limb tendon problem'

'Cheshire and Merseyside Back Pain Help'

Prof. Peter O'Sullivan - 'Back pain - separating fact from fiction'

Dr Mike Evans - 'Low back pain'

'Understanding pain in less than five minutes'

Dr Jeremy Lewis - 'Rotator Cuff Shoulder Pain: Exercise is as effective as surgery'

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists -  Falls



What's new at Buckinghamshire Musculoskeletal Integrated Care Service (MuSIC)

Our news

A year of fundraising for our charity partner Bowel Cancer UK

A year of fundraising for our charity partner Bowel Cancer UK

November 29 2019

To kick off the partnership in October 2018 we donated an amazing £10,000 and from a range of fundraising throughout the year made a grand total of £14,268.00.B

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Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

October 30 2019

Black History Month is a celebration of achievements and contributions by the black community that is celebrated worldwide.

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Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019

October 30 2019

As Black History Month comes to a close this week, we would like to highlight some of the amazing Black and Asian health workers that have made a difference in

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Health news

What is sinusitis?

What is sinusitis?

February 19 2020

Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.During a cold, you produce mucus that protects yo

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