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Having worked clinically as a physiotherapist in the NHS for the last 12 years, I have now entered into full time education to undertake a PhD. My clinical experience involves working in both acute and primary care settings, primarily within elderly rehabilitation.
While working in a variety of different settings, I developed an interest in the physiotherapy treatment for people with hip fracture and how this rehabilitation varies according to other co-morbidities. In particular the rehabilitation of people with dementia who fracture their hip. The apparent paucity of evidence to support physiotherapy interventions for this population has led me to undertake a PhD aimed at exploring and developing a complex intervention to improve their management.
To find out more, please visit the PhD project page.
University of Exeter Medical School
Areas of expertise
Exeter South Cloisters 3.06, Plymouth JBB MR8, Truro KSpa F10.
Speakers: Kirsty Heber-Smith and Tara Lamont
Locations: Exeter South Cloisters
3.06, Plymouth JBB MR8, Truro KSpa F10. Tara
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