VESTIBULAR REHAB PHYSIO
BSc (Hons), MRes in Clinical Practice, MCSP
Amanda qualified at Sheffield Hallam University in 2002 and initially specialised in neurological rehabilitation. She has gained extensive experience in vestibular rehabilitation and for the past 16 years and has developed three vestibular rehabilitation services, both in the NHS and private settings. Since 2011 she has led the vestibular rehabilitation service at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, where she continues her NHS work alongside setting up ‘VESTIBULAR REHAB PHYSIO’.
She is passionate about enabling patients to fulfil their potential, increase their physical activity levels and achieve their goals. She has sound knowledge base incorporating best practice guidelines and evidence within her clinical practice and is passionate about maintaining awareness of current research.
Amanda is committed to advancing the field of vestibular rehabilitation and regularly organises and teaches evening training sessions, national 1-2 day course, and partake in other educational opportunities for the wider Multidisciplinary team. She completed eight years on the committee for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapist Interested in Vestibular Rehabilitation, with a two-year term as chair. Her work continues as an executive member of the British Society of Audiology’s Balance Interest Group.
She has completed a Masters in Research of Clinical Practice in 2015 at St Georges University on BPPV, funded by the National Institute of Health Research. She is involved in several research activities relating to dizziness and balance, and has published in peer review journals.
Amanda is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is an active member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) and The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Vestibular Rehabilitation (ACPIVR), British Society of Audiology (BSA).
“Thank you for your patience when teaching me the appropriate exercises and for providing invaluable knowledge, explanations and insight into my condition during each session.”
JW - patient 2017