The GetUBetter App
Do you have a joint or muscle problem?
Please use the free getUBetter app designed and written by your local clinicians in North East London - TNW. It offers local? tips, advice, and exercises tailored to you and your stage of recovery.
- Instant access
- Easy to use
- Safe and effective
Your healthcare professionals cannot be with you 24/7, but getUBetter can.
Why is self-care important?
Most musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and conditions can be treated at home and get better without the need for a specialist appointment. getUBetter gives you the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to improve your MSK health and lifestyle.
What is getUBetter?
getUBetter is a safe and effective way to help you self-manage your injury or condition at home, work, and on the move.
The app covers a range of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions...
- Back & Leg
- Sprains and strains - leg
- Upper Limb Tendinopathy
- Lower Limb Tendinopathy
…and is designed to help you trust your recovery, live and work well.
Who is getUBetter for?
Anyone 18 or over who needs help with a joint or muscle problem.
What will I get?
- Instant and 24/7 access to a personalised programme
- Easy-to-follow self-progression exercises
- Daily tips and local guidance from day one
- Advice on where to seek help when needed
- Access to local treatments and services
What are the next steps?
- Follow the link to access your local health service, then select your GP practice, as well as the condition you’d like support with. Enter your email.
- Download the getUBetter app and sign up using the same email address.
- Follow the instructions in the app to access your local support pathway.
- Log in and follow your programme regularly to improve your MSK health.
- If you need further help getting started, watch our videos (GetUBetter get started, GetUBetter How it works)
The app is not suitable for:
- Under 18-year-olds
- People with worsening neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, or problems with bowel or bladder.
- People diagnosed with an infection, rheumatological problems, neurological issues,
- cancer, kidney, fracture, and pelvic organ pain.
- People that are requiring an ongoing close medical attention.
- People with very severe, worsening symptoms
- Pregnancy-related problems.
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