Our aim is to give you access to the right advice and exercises so that you can start your recovery now ……at a time and place that is convenient to you.
At any one time a quarter of the adult population will be affected by a muscle or joint problem accounting for 30% of GP consultations.
Most muscle and joint conditions respond to the right advice and exercises.
GPEP offers a new way of accessing the right advice and exercises that avoids the usual delay of waiting for an appointment.
Easy to follow advice and exercises from GP’s & Physiotherapists based on current best practice.
Complete your exercises whilst watching the video.
You track how often you complete the exercises and monitor your own progress over time.
GPEP contains advice and exercises that will benefit common joint and muscle conditions of the neck, shoulder, back, elbow, hip, knee, foot & calf.
Based on professional experience aimed at facilitating your rehabilitation.
Covering pain management, stretching, posture, work station setup, exercise and many other useful links.
The app is designed to cater for the most common joint and muscle conditions that people attend a doctors appointment with. However, If you are unsure please check with your GP.
The exercises have been selected to cater for the most common conditions diagnosed by your GP. All that you need to do to start your rehab is simply select the body part affected. You do not necessarily need to see your GP before starting the exercises.
The information within the app has been evaluated against UK National Clinical Guidelines and has undergone a peer review process involving NHS GPs and physiotherapists. This is a continual process and changes to these guidelines will be reflected future app updates.
We are keen to provide the best user experience we can. Your feedback has shaped the app to its current form. We welcome your feedback for future app developments via the feedback link
When completing the exercises for the first time it is not uncommon to experience some minor discomfort. This should settle as you progress. However you should seek medical advice if you feel your condition is getting worse.
This is indicated by the number of blue ticks icon on each exercise page. Follow the verbal instructions whilst watching the exercise video. When the video has finished and you have completed the exercise record it by pressing the tick.
Our users have told us that all of them gained some benefit from using the app with 60% reporting full recovery. As a result 87.5% are likely to use the app again for future possible muscle and joint conditions.