Julie Hughes, BSc (hons)

Neurological Physiotherapist

Julie Hughes graduated with a Bsc (hons) Physiotherapy from the University of Huddersfield in 2004. She worked for several years at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust and has over 10 years experience specialising in Neurological Physiotherapy at Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust.

Julie has gained extensive experience in the management of adults with Stroke and Neurological conditions, Neurological and Complex Rehabilitation and Neurosurgery. She has sound knowledge and skills in treating patients with acquired brain injury, traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, spinal cord injury and spinal care including brace management.

Julie also had experience in a teaching role within the NHS. She developed stroke specific training programs for health care professionals, patients and carers to enhance the 24 hour rehabilitation approach.

Julie has clinical lead experience in Acute Neurology and Paediatrics. Her paediatric experience includes the delivery of intensive physiotherapy and hydrotherapy following Botulinum Toxin injection and Orthopaedic surgery for children with neurological conditions such as Cerebral Palsy. For example, rehabilitation post tendon lengthening procedures and Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR).

Julie uses a variety of treatment approaches. She has completed her basic Bobath training, Saebo training and attended an aquatic physiotherapy course. She uses adjuncts such as kinesiotaping, airsplints and scotch/softcast splinting to achieve functional goals with her patients.

Julie is based at our MOTIONrehab® Hull clinic.

For more information or to book an assessment with Julie, please email [email protected] or call the MOTIONrehab Client Services Team on 0800 8600 138

 

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