Dr Paul Taylor

Odstock Medical Limited and Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Paul Taylor is a biomedical engineer specialising in Functional Electrical stimulation. His main area of work has been the development, clinical testing and service delivery for FES systems used to assist gait for people with dropped foot due to stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions.

He also has an interest in developing and accessing systems for upper limb training in stroke and spinal cord injury. Paul is president of the UK and Ireland chapter of the international FES Society and is visiting professor at Bournemouth University.

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New applications of FES in neurorehabilitation

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) has become a standard intervention for the correction of dropped foot for conditions such as MS and Stroke. Recent developments have sought to extend the benefits to other neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, or further develop techniques by the adding addition functionality such as hip flexion and extension. Additionally, there are new emerging application controlling visceral functions, improving chronic constipation in MS, SCI and PD and postural hypotension in tetraplegia. This seminar will report the results of resents studies in these areas and give practical guidance on clinical application.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Khashayar Pazooki: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Khashayar Pazooki
    Groupe Psylux S.A. / Neuroacademy Luxembourg

    QEEG /ERP & psychometry into an individualized & personalized medicinal treatment Model of psychiatric disorders

  • Dr Martine Stoffels: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Martine Stoffels
    Priory Brain Injury Services & Phoenix Mental Health Services

    r-TMS in neuropsychiatric conditions.

  • Dr Michael J. Grey: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Michael J. Grey
    University of East Anglia

    Effecting neuroplasticity with virtual rehabilitation

  • Rosanne Tyas: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Rosanne Tyas
    Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

    Emotional Support and Adaption: Considering emotional aspects of music therapy with people with a neuro-disability.

  • Martin Knight MD FRCS MBBS: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Martin Knight MD FRCS MBBS
    The Spinal Foundation

    Indications and long-term outcomes for Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Decompression and Foraminoplasty (TELDF)