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.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health Professionals Council
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology (ACPIN)
Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injured Professionals (MASCIP)
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
Dr Anita Rose Raphael Medical Centre
The importance of cognitive rehabilitation following a brain injury
Maggie Sargent Maggie Sargent & Associates
The Journey- Having a purpose in life following Brain Injury
Dr Paul Taylor Odstock Medical Limited and Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
FES for Dropped foot. Economic justification and new applications in Parkinson’s
Professor Nick Alderman Priory Healthcare and Partnerships in Care
Rehabilitation of severe neurobehavioural disability after acquired brain injury
Matthew White MSc MCSP Cyclone Technologies
End Effector Gait Training – The G-Eo