We are currently unable to offer external training courses due to the Covid-19 pandemic, apologies for any inconvenience caused.

For course dates and to book, please phone or email the named contact for this course

Spinal Cord Injuries In a Nutshell

Who can attend? Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

Details:  A two day course on ‘Therapy Management of Adults with Spinal Cord Injury


  • To give an overview of the therapy principles that contribute to the management of an adult with an acute spinal cord injury. The course will include an introduction to respiratory care and acute management, early rehabilitation, advice on complications and functional outcomes, posture and seating as well as an overview of long term management.
  • The course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy staff working in referring hospitals, the community or rehabilitation centres wishing to improve their knowledge of working with spinal cord injury patients.

Venue:    Due to the pandemic, the In a Nutshell course is now being delivered online.
Cost:        TBC

For further information about the course, please contact:

Claire Trask, Lead Therapist. Tel: 0114 2715674

Jayne Binns -  Jayne.Binns1@nhs.net 0114 2712766