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Grad Diploma in Physiotherapy Salford Universoty 1983-86.
Masters degree in Physiotherapy and Neurological Rehabilitation Coventry and Brunel Universities 1996-1999.
20 years experience in Facial rehabilitation, 24 years in neurological rehabilitation specialising in neuromuscular disease and movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia.
Extended scope practitioner in Botulinum toxin therapy MSc in Injection Therapy in Neurology Coventry University 2008.
Areas of interest
• Facial rehabilitation • Acoustic neuroma • Facial reanimation Surgery • Vestibular disturbance • Bell's palsy • Ramsay Hunt syndrome
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist Neurology and Neuro-outpatients
Silicon ankle foot orthosis
Movement disorders - dystonia
Botulinum toxin therapy
Functional neurological disorders
Nominations for Best in Care Awards: QEHB 2013,2014,2015
Nominations for Physiotherapy Awards 2015 Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
The benefits of acupuncture in the reduction of facial synkinesis - poster presentation The International Facial Nerve Symposium 2008
The impact of silicon ankle foot orthosis on cadence and balance in neuromuscular disease-World Muscle Society 2009 + The International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics 2010 Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Congress 2012
The Outcome of Facial Physiotherapy in Patients with Prolonged Idiopathic Facial Palsy
Otololarygology and Laryngology 2015
Invited presenter as part of the Harrison Prize Royal Society of Medicine May 2015 Facial Rehabilitation
Invited Lecturer at Oxford University Jesus College September 2015 Physiotherapy in Facial Palsy
Poster presentation at Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Congress 2015 A Multidisciplinary approach toFacial Rehabilitation
Access Programme Educator for Ipsen Pharmaceuticals Advanced Injector Training Programme for Botulinum Toxin 2015-2018
Courses offered to GPs
Botulinum Toxin in Movement Disorders
- Grad Dip Phys Salford University 1986
- MSc Physiotherapy Coventry University 1999
- MSc Injection Therapy Neurology (Botulinum Toxin) Coventry University 2008
- Balance Rehabilitation Southampton Univeristy 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- HCPC, 1986
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Association of Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology ACPIN
- Facial Physiotherapy Clinic The University...
- 15:30 - 17:30
- 07779 208670
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
- 15:00 - 16:30
- 0121 371 3489
Post treatment communication
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