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Alison Hanstock -

Alison is a highly specialist paediatric physiotherapist who has worked with children aged 0-19 for over 23 years. She has extensive experience of treating children with Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury and complex physical disabilities; including neuromuscular disorders and neurological conditions.

Key areas of expertise include

  • Children with profound and complex physical and learning disabilities.
  • Experienced Bobath trained therapist
  • Assessing children for specialist equipment provision particularly for 24 hour postural management
  • Setting up physiotherapy programmes
  • Training carers and therapists
  • Working in educational settings and liaising with education colleagues
  • Assessment and review of children with spasticity management e.g. botox injections
  • Pre and post-operative treatment and management following multilevel surgery and Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • Gait analysis and orthotic management, including lycra garments and the making of dynamic insoles
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Kinesio taping techniques

Location

Based in Berkshire, Alison is available to work across South Central England; working flexible hours to suit the needs of the child and their family.

Professional Information

Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy 1983 - Middlesex Hospital, London.

Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP)

Membership of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Membership of the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP)

Membership of the British Association of Bobath Trained Therapists (BABTT)

Career to date

Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Solutions

Specialist Physiotherapist working for ILS Rehabilitation Solutions with children aged 0-19 years.

Alison worked for 5 years at the Bobath Centre in London and the Mary Sheridan Child Development Centre before moving into paediatric clinical specialist roles within special schools and other community settings with children aged 0-19 years.

Alison started her career in acute hospitals and neurorehabilitation units within the NHS before specialising in paediatrics.

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