Amanda Denton

University of Plymouth

Amanda graduated with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy from Kings College, London. As a Senior Physiotherapist she specialised in neurology accumulating experience in a range of settings (acute, rehabilitation, community and private sectors), including specialising in Spinal Cord Injuries at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville.

Amanda undertook an MSc in Neurological Physiotherapy at University College, London, she first taught at Brunel University, London within the School of Health Sciences, moving to the School of Health Professions at Plymouth University in 2006. She has taught across the undergraduate Physiotherapy BSc programme in her specialist area of neurology. She is programme lead for MSc Advanced Professional Practice Neurological Rehabilitation a successful interprofessional programme for qualified health professionals which she led the validation of in 2008. Since 2013 Amanda has been the MSc Advanced Professional Practice lead overseeing a range of profession specific and interprofessional Masters programmes.

Professional memberships:
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health Professionals Council
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology (ACPIN)
Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injured Professionals (MASCIP)

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Effects of Temperature on Walking in people with Neurological Disorders

People with neurological conditions such as Hereditary Spastic Paresis report that their walking deteriorates in the cold. This presentation will discuss the possible mechanisms and the effects of application of superficial heating and cooling in this population.

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  • Dr Tacson Fernandez: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Tacson Fernandez
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

    Spinal cord stimulation in complex pain patient groups

  • Lynn Vale: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Lynn Vale
    Ottobock Healthcare PLC,

    Small Pulses, Active Support. The Benefits of Functional Electrical Stimulation

  • Aureli Soria-Frisch: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Aureli Soria-Frisch
    Neuroelectrics

    EEG for Decision Support in Diagnosis and Prognosis

  • Simon B Dickinson: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Simon B Dickinson
    TalarMade Ltd

    Maximising function for patients with a drop foot

  • Angela Davies-Smith MSc, MCSP, SRP: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Angela Davies-Smith MSc, MCSP, SRP
    The Brain Centre, Southmead Hospital

    Evaluation of an FES Service using WalkAide for people with Multiple Sclerosis