Professor Ann Ashburn

University of Southampton

Professor Ann Ashburn was the Chief Investigator of the PDSAFE trial. She leads an internationally recognised research programme into the rehabilitation and the management of falls and has published widely. Her background is in physiotherapy and she has specialised in the rehabilitation of people with neurological conditions in particular Parkinson’s disease and stroke.

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PDSAFE: clinical trial of fall prevention among people with Parkinson’s

A two group randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of PDSAFE, an exercise and strategy programme for falls management among people with Parkinson’s. This is the largest trial in the world to be conducted with people with this condition. 541 participants were recruited and 18 physiotherapists from 8 clinical sites were involved in the delivery of the intervention.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Prof Jenny Freeman: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Prof Jenny Freeman
    University of Plymouth

    Balance and falls in neurological conditions- what does the evidence tell us?

  • Dr Vijay Palanivel: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr Vijay Palanivel
    The Children’s Trust

    Paediatric brain injury: outcomes and predictors of long-term prognosis

  • Prof Sara Demain: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Prof Sara Demain
    University of Plymouth

    CPD Café

  • NECHAMA KARMAN: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    NECHAMA KARMAN
    MOBILITY RESEARCH UK

    Braking Bad: Developing Eccentric Control in Clients with CNS Dysfunction

  • Philip Coulthurst: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Philip Coulthurst
    CFG Law

    Working in collaboration to improve brain injury rehabilitation