Dr Jenny Freeman

University of Plymouth

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 coordinating 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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Physiotherapy research in MS: An overview and reflections on the clinical implications?

Do you struggle to find the time to read about the latest research in MS? And when you manage to do so, are the clinical implications for your practice always immediately obvious to you? This session will present an overview of recent evidence in relation to physiotherapy-related MS research. It aims to stimulate you to reflect upon and discuss the implications these findings may have for your clinical practice.

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