Anna Barlow

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Biography

Anna Barlow completed her BSc (Neuroscience) in 1998 and her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2001 both from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Anna has over 10years of experience working in the UK as a physiotherapist mainly in the area of acquired brain injury. Prior to moving to Australia in 2012 she was the Superintendent Physiotherapist at the Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service where she developed a passion for working with clients with significant cognitive-behavioural difficulties. She also developed specialised skills in the area of spasticity management and lower limb splinting/casting. In 2014 she was employed at MetroRehab Hospital, Sydney, in the newly created role of ‘Stroke and Neurological Rehabilitation Program Manager’ involved in case management, service development, research and education provision. Her current position is ‘Allied Health Director’ at MetroRehab and she remains committed to improving clinical outcomes in neurological rehabilitation.