Physiotherapy links:

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy csp.org.uk

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology acpin.net

Physio First physiofirst.org.uk

 

Condition specific links:

MS Society mssociety.org.uk

MS Trust mstrust.org.uk

Stroke Association stroke.org.uk

Different Strokes differentstrokes.co.uk

Parkinson’s UK parkinsons.org.uk

Headway headway.org.uk

GBS Support Group gbs.org.uk

 

Product links:

Walkaide trulife.com

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    We are a team of physiotherapists
    who specialise in neurology. All are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and registered with the Health & Care Professions Council.

Joanne Tuckey

In April 2012, Jo set up North London Neuro Physio.

Jo qualified with a graduate diploma from King’s College Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1990. She has specialised in neurology since 1992. Since qualifying she has worked in several NHS hospitals including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, King’s College Hospital and the Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU), Homerton Hospital where she was the Clinical Specialist physiotherapist in neurology. In addition she has worked at a specialist neurorehabilitation clinic in southern Germany.

She completed a Masters degree in neurorehabilitation at Brunel University in 2000.

She is an active member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) having been on the executive committee for 10 years and Co Chairman from 2008 to 2010. Since 2006 Jo has been working in private practice. She was Practice Director of the Hampstead Physiotherapy Practice for 6 years where she also set up a neurology service.

Jo also continues to teach on a variety of postgraduate / MSc courses as well as providing clinical supervision to several NHS services.

To book an appointment with Jo Contact Us

In April 2012, Jo set up North London Neuro Physio.

Jo qualified with a graduate diploma from King’s College Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1990. She has specialised in neurology since 1992. Since qualifying she has worked in several NHS hospitals including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, King’s College Hospital and the Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU), Homerton Hospital where she was the Clinical Specialist physiotherapist in neurology. In addition she has worked at a specialist neurorehabilitation clinic in southern Germany.

She completed a Masters degree in neurorehabilitation at Brunel University in 2000.

She is an active member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) having been on the executive committee for 10 years and Co Chairman from 2008 to 2010. Since 2006 Jo has been working in private practice. She was Practice Director of the Hampstead Physiotherapy Practice for 6 years where she also set up a neurology service.

Jo also continues to teach on a variety of postgraduate / MSc courses as well as providing clinical supervision to several NHS services.

Helle Sampson

Helle joined North London Neuro Physio as a partner in April 2013.

Helle qualified with a BSc (1st class Hons) from King’s College London in 1998. She has specialised in neurological physiotherapy since 2000 working as a senior neuro physiotherapist at the Homerton Hospital and King’s College Hospital. In 2006 she took up the role of clinical lead physiotherapist in the neuro rehabilitation team in Southwark, providing community services to the local acute trusts of King’s College and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals.

Helle completed her MSc in Physiotherapy (with distinction) at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, in 2011. She has a special interest in physical activity and exercise participation for people with neurological conditions. In Southwark she has been responsible for the management and sustainability of an innovative physio-led gym exercise group “Physio Pulse”, run in collaboration with Southwark Council in a local leisure centre.

Helle is currently Chairman of the London Region of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN), having served on the committee for several years.

To book an appointment with Helle Contact Us

Helle joined North London Neuro Physio as a partner in April 2013.

Helle qualified with a BSc (1st class Hons) from King’s College London in 1998. She has specialised in neurological physiotherapy since 2000 working as a senior neuro physiotherapist at the Homerton Hospital and King’s College Hospital. In 2006 she took up the role of clinical lead physiotherapist in the neuro rehabilitation team in Southwark, providing community services to the local acute trusts of King’s College and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals.

Helle completed her MSc in Physiotherapy (with distinction) at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, in 2011. She has a special interest in physical activity and exercise participation for people with neurological conditions. In Southwark she has been responsible for the management and sustainability of an innovative physio-led gym exercise group “Physio Pulse”, run in collaboration with Southwark Council in a local leisure centre.

Helle is currently Chairman of the London Region of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN), having served on the committee for several years.

Penny Brown

Penny qualified with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Brighton in 1997. She has worked in various London NHS hospitals and specialised in neurology since 1999.

She most recently worked as the lead physiotherapist for orthotics at the Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU) at Homerton Hospital. Prior to this, she worked for seven years in the RNRU Outreach Team specialising in treating neurology patients in the community. She completed her MSc in Physiotherapy at the University of East London in 2011.

Penny has been working in private practice since 2011.

To book an appointment with Penny Contact Us

Penny qualified with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Brighton in 1997. She has worked in various London NHS hospitals and specialised in neurology since 1999.

She most recently worked as the lead physiotherapist for orthotics at the Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU) at Homerton Hospital. Prior to this, she worked for seven years in the RNRU Outreach Team specialising in treating neurology patients in the community. She completed her MSc in Physiotherapy at the University of East London in 2011.

Penny has been working in private practice since 2011.

Jayne Wedge

Jayne graduated with a Graduate Diploma from Bath School of Physiotherapy in 1985 and has specialised in the field of neurology and neuro rehabilitation since 1987. She spent 5 years working in Spaulding Rehabiliation Hospital in Boston, USA where she developed a greater depth and understanding of the rehabilitation of patients who had suffered stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury as well as patients with an oncology diagnosis.

Jayne returned to the UK and worked in a number of NHS hospitals including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disabilty in Putney. She was Therapy Manager leading a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team within a private London hospital until 2000. Since this time she has been working within the field of community neuro rehabilitation.

Jayne has a special interest in the assessment of appropriate seating of the complex disabled person, gait rehabilitation and orthotics.

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Jayne graduated with a Graduate Diploma from Bath School of Physiotherapy in 1985 and has specialised in the field of neurology and neuro rehabilitation since 1987. She spent 5 years working in Spaulding Rehabiliation Hospital in Boston, USA where she developed a greater depth and understanding of the rehabilitation of patients who had suffered stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury as well as patients with an oncology diagnosis.

Jayne returned to the UK and worked in a number of NHS hospitals including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disabilty in Putney. She was Therapy Manager leading a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team within a private London hospital until 2000. Since this time she has been working within the field of community neuro rehabilitation.

Jayne has a special interest in the assessment of appropriate seating of the complex disabled person, gait rehabilitation and orthotics.

Andrea Shipley

Andrea qualified with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 1995 from Kings College, London after gaining a BA in Human Movement Studies in 1990. She has worked in a variety of settings at Homerton Hospital and Guy & St Thomas’ and led the Oncology team at Guys before returning to Homerton to specialise in Neurology in 2002. There she worked in the Stroke Unit, Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU) and the Outreach Team specialising in acquired brain injury in the community.

She completed her MSc in Rehabilitation at St George’s University, London in 2009. Following this she gained an extra MSc module in injection therapy from Plymouth University and has been an injecting clinician in the Botulinum Toxin Spasticity clinic at the RNRU since 2012.

Andrea is currently London regional representative for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN).

 

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Andrea qualified with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 1995 from Kings College, London after gaining a BA in Human Movement Studies in 1990. She has worked in a variety of settings at Homerton Hospital and Guy & St Thomas’ and led the Oncology team at Guys before returning to Homerton to specialise in Neurology in 2002. There she worked in the Stroke Unit, Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU) and the Outreach Team specialising in acquired brain injury in the community.

She completed her MSc in Rehabilitation at St George’s University, London in 2009. Following this she gained an extra MSc module in injection therapy from Plymouth University and has been an injecting clinician in the Botulinum Toxin Spasticity clinic at the RNRU since 2012.

Andrea is currently London regional representative for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN).