Amanda Denton

Plymouth University

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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Rehabilitation of gait in people with Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis:

Spasticity and weakness are key impairments associated with hereditary and spontaneous spastic paraparesis. This session will explore the key determinants of functional walking ability in this group. Gait rehabilitation will be discussed in the context of the available evidence base.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Paul Spence: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Paul Spence
    PAUL For Brain Recovery

    The importance of community based support & guidance after brain injury.

  • Barry Richards: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Barry Richards
    Ekso Bionics

    Ekso GT and Smart Assist – The new paradigm for neuro rehabilitation

  • Dr Derek Jones: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Derek Jones
    Anatomical Concepts (UK) Ltd & Fixxl Ltd

    Embodied Cognition – A role in rehabilitation

  • Dr Michael J Grey: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Michael J Grey
    University of East Anglia

    Stimulating Recovery

  • Amanda Denton: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Amanda Denton
    Plymouth University

    Professional Development CPD Café