Dr Jenny Freeman

Plymouth University
Associate Professor (Reader) in Physiotherapy

Jenny graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (in Physiotherapy), with distinction, from Curtin University, Perth 1983. She obtained a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Institute of Neurology, in London in 1997.

She is actively involved in curriculum development and teaching for the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Honours Degree and the Masters Programme in Neurological Rehabilitation. Supervising both Masters and PhD students. Jenny is also Deputy Director of CHeSCI, Institute of Health and Community. In addition she co-leads the Rehabilitation Research Group,within CHeSCI, which involves co-ordinating monthly research site meetings and rehabilitation research group meetings, increasing staff awareness of research opportunities, promoting research activity within the Faculty and acting as a resource for staff on site.

Her research is within the field of neurological rehabilitation, with a particular interest in evaluating the effectiveness of whole care packages and targeted interventions in people with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke; and in exploring process aspects of rehabilitation care (such as goal setting).

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Rehabilitation strategies for progressive multiple sclerosis: an overview of evidence

Rehabilitation studies focusing solely on people in the progressive phase of MS are gradually beginning to emerge, although they remain limited. This talk will provide a review of the empirical evidence base in this area. It will highlight gaps in the evidence and some thoughts will be shared about future areas for rehabilitation research in this patient group.

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