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Splinting for the prevention and correction of contractures in adults with neurological dysfunction
This practice guideline provides specific recommendations to support clinical practice and decision-making in splinting … read more
NEW Surrey & Borders
Networking evening and lecture with Dr Haydn Kirk on July 13th - your chance to meet up with other members, give us ideas for future events and showcase your service development and research posters… read more
Postural control workshop with Sue Armstrong on June 13th… read more
CSP Conference 2015
ACPIN has negotiated a discount for its members to attend CSP conference. ACPIN members should contact their regional rep to obtain the discount code, this gives 10% off conference fees plus any other available offers (Early Bird, 5 for 4).
WCPT Congress 2015
ACPIN will have several members at this year’s WCPT conference, to be held in Singapore: www.wcpt.org/congress. ACPIN chair Jakko Brouwers, ACPIN Secretary Associate Professor Gita Ramadharry, and the ACPIN representatives to INPA Dr’s Ralph Hammond and Cherry Kilbride will attend. Ralph will chair the INPA General Meeting on Monday 4th May. Congress programme is here.
Surrey & Borders
Evening lecture on Managing respiratory symptoms for people with MS wih Rachael Moses, Principal Respiratory Physiotherapist at St George’s Hospital… read more
at the Birkdale Neuro Rehabilitation Centre. The Cerebellum is most commonly known for its role upon regulating rate, rhythm, force and accuracy of movement. However its role is by no means limited to motor control and it is the aim of our conference to further expand our knowledge on the varying roles of the Cerebellum … read more
ACPIN committee proposes constitution change
It has been proposed that ACPIN considers instituting annual awards … read more
The February INPA newsletter now available. It focuses on the INPA contribution to the forthcoming WCPT congress in Singapore … click to download
MS Society publishes its Top 10 research priorities
After extensive consultation with key stakeholders the MS Society has now published priorities for research questions... read more
Janet Carr dies
Author/editor of 13 books between 1976 to 2010, including the classic Motor Relearning Programme for Stroke, published in 1982, Professor Janet Carr died in Australia last November 2014. With her close colleague Roberta Shepherd, Professor Carr had been a leading light for driving the profession towards evidence based practice, inspiring many in the process. … read more
A new version of physiotherapyexercises has just been uploaded. This is FREE and enables neuro PTs to search for exercises appropriate for people with all types of disabilities. It now has the capacity to find recommended home exercise programs for people with typical impairments. We have only done this for SCI but could easily expand to other areas if interest and money.
Physiotherapists Care Skills Group
This group was set up to promote improved care of frail or disabled people who require healthcare assistant support … read more
NICE launches new MS guidelines – find out more
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Management of Spinal Cord Injuries
Download report on an online course on the management of Spinal Cord Injuries ran by SCI World in Sydney, Australia.
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