We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
Our Spinal Clinic is for:
Advice on self-management of spinal pain for those aged 16 years and over.
If required, assessment and management of neck, mid-back or lower-back pain which may include pain radiating to the arm or leg.
Before attending we advise:
1 Consult your GP (Doctor) or Pharmacist as adequate pain relief is essential to facilitate your recovery.
2 Read our patient information leaflets:
If your pain is not settling then please attend our clinic
At the clinic:
You will be expected to complete a questionnaire so bring reading glasses if necessary.
The completed questionnaires will help us allocate you an appointment with the most appropriate clinician, which may not be on the same day.
Click on the link for The Spinal Clinic invitation leaflet with details for dates/times/location
If you would prefer to complete the questionnaires at home they can be downloaded here. You can bring the completed forms along to one of our the spinal clinics - details below for dates / times / locations.
You may be expected to undress for examination so bring shorts / vest top if you prefer.
Your assessment may last for up to 1 hour
You must be able to speak English or bring an adult with you who can. If not, you need to contact the Physiotherapy Department to arrange an alternative appointment with an interpreter.
Car Parking charges apply at most sites
Map and Directions for all sites
Barbara Castle Way Health Centre
Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX
Telephone: 01254 736111 / 01254 736112
Monday 8.30 am - 2.30 pm
NB: Strict time limits to parking. If possible please find alternative parking as fines could be imposed.
Darwen Health Centre
James Street West, Darwen, BB3 1PY
Telephone: 01254 736121
Wednesday 8.15 am – 2.00 pm
Burnley General Hospital
Casterton Avenue, Burnley, BB10 2PQ
Tel No: 01282 803294
Monday 12.15 pm – 2.15 pm
St Peter’s Primary Health Care Centre
Church St, Burnley, BB11 2DL
Telephone. 01282 805507 / 8805570
Thursday 8.00 am – 12.00 pm
Pendle Community Hospital
Leeds Road, Nelson, BB9 9SZ
Telephone: 01282 804983
Tuesday 8.30 am – 10.30 am
Thursday 12.30 pm - 2.45 pm
Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre
Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 7PL
Telephone: 01706 235398
Wednesday 8.45 am – 2.30 pm
Accrington Pals Health Centre
1 Paradise Street, Accrington, BB5 2EJ
Telephone: 01254 736018
Tuesday 8.45 am – 11.00 am
Thursday 12.30 pm – 2.45 pm
Clitheroe Community Hospital
Chatburn Road, Clitheroe, BB7 4JX
Telephone: 01200 449030
Monday 1.45 pm – 4.15 pm
Thursday 8.15 am – 10.30 am
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Updated Feb 2018