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

  • Dr Anita Rose: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Anita Rose
    Raphael Medical Centre

    The importance of cognitive rehabilitation following a brain injury

  • Maggie Sargent: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Maggie Sargent
    Maggie Sargent & Associates

    The Journey- Having a purpose in life following Brain Injury

  • Dr Paul Taylor: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    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: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Professor Nick Alderman
    Priory Healthcare and Partnerships in Care

    Rehabilitation of severe neurobehavioural disability after acquired brain injury

  • Matthew White MSc MCSP: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Matthew White MSc MCSP
    Cyclone Technologies

    End Effector Gait Training – The G-Eo