For referrers

We accept referrals from all Health Professionals

Christchurch (Dr Bell & Chin)
Nelson (Dr Bell)
Wanaka (Dr Chin)

Professional relationships are important to us. Feel free to contact us to discuss your patient – 03 968 3130.

All referrals can be made through ERMS. Contact details for sending referrals are listed below.

For clinic locations please click here.

Christchurch referrals

MSK Medicine Specialists,
Level 1, 9 Caledonian Rd,
St Albans, Christchurch 8014

03 968 3130
03 968 3131

The above details are for both Caledonian Rd and Moorhouse Ave clinics.

Wanaka referrals

MSK Medicine Specialists,
Level 1, 9 Caledonian Rd,
St Albans, Christchurch 8014

03 968 3130
03 968 3131

Nelson referrals

Nelson Orthopaedic Group,
The Collingwood Centre,
Level 1, 105 Collingwood Street,
Nelson 7010

03 548 3455
03 546 8962

What we treat

  • All acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions
  • Spinal pain, acute and chronic – cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral, including ‘sciatica’ and referred pain
  • Sporting injuries
  • Work and non-work injuries
  • Nerve entrapments and neuropathic pain
  • Non injury musculoskeletal pain – for example, OA, tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis and painful feet, shoulder pain, groin and hip pain
  • Chronic localised and widespread musculoskeletal pain

Consultations, procedures
and fees

Consultations for conditions covered by ACC are free as long as referral criteria are met.

We are affiliated Providers for Southern Cross. This means that there is no charge for qualifying Southern Cross members for consultations and procedures.  For other Health Insurers, patient fees vary depending on policy, as well as nature of the consultation and/or procedure. We can help advise your patient prior.

If your patient is not covered by ACC or Health Insurance then charges vary depending on the nature of the consultation (simple or complex) or procedure. You or your patient can contact us for further information.

Referring directly for procedures

You can refer directly for these procedures if a diagnosis has been made and you the procedure is indicated. Please provide these details in your referral.

We offer a range of procedures, including:

  • Radiofrequency ablation of Morton’s neuroma
  • Transforaminal Injections of steroid for radicular pain (NB: MRI required)
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • PRP (Platelet rich plasma)
  • ESWT (Shockwave therapy)
  • Hydrodissection
  • Prolotherapy

Urgent appointments

If you have a patient that needs seen urgently, please indicate this in your referral, or contact us directly to discuss. Please note that due to the volume of referrals we receive, we may suggest you refer to an alternative provider.