Area of Expertise: Physiotherapist
Qualifications: ACPIN and registered with Health Professions Council
Rebecca is an enthusiastic and caring physiotherapist who continually strives to provide high-quality & patient-centered management.
Since graduating as a physiotherapist from Brighton University in 2003, she has gained extensive experience working within the field of neurological rehabilitation, in both the UK and abroad. This has included working within various neurological specialties, such as acute neuro-surgery & brain injury wards; stroke & neuro-rehabilitation units; community settings (including in patients homes & local leisure centres); as well as providing expert advice within specialist outpatient clinics, including vestibular and MS services.
Over the last 5 years she has been based at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London; the UK’s largest dedicated neurological hospital. Her current role is working as a highly specialized physiotherapist within the spasticity management service, working alongside leading healthcare clinicians to provide comprehensive and responsive management strategies for lower and upper limb spasticity disorders.
Rebecca uses a problem-solving and collaborative approach, tailoring intervention to an individuals goals and ambitions.
In order to maximize a person’s movement & function, she may utilize a range of therapeutic strategies, including: the use of exercise and specialist handling skills (such as bobath), implementation of effective self-management programmes, as well as use of adjuncts (such as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation, FES, splinting, orthotics and seating).
She is a member of the Health Professions Council, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy & the Association of Physiotherapists interested in Neurology (ACPIN). She regularly attends courses and seminars to ensure her rehabilitation is contemporary and evidence-based.