Professor Ann Ashburn

University of Southampton

Professor Ann Ashburn was the Chief Investigator of the PDSAFE trial. She leads an internationally recognised research programme into the rehabilitation and the management of falls and has published widely. Her background is in physiotherapy and she has specialised in the rehabilitation of people with neurological conditions in particular Parkinson’s disease and stroke.

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PDSAFE: clinical trial of fall prevention among people with Parkinson’s

A two group randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of PDSAFE, an exercise and strategy programme for falls management among people with Parkinson’s. This is the largest trial in the world to be conducted with people with this condition. 541 participants were recruited and 18 physiotherapists from 8 clinical sites were involved in the delivery of the intervention.

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