About me

Whipman 2010_0032I am Pam Bagot the sole physiotherapist at PamThePhysio.com

Experience

  • BSc Physiotherapy (1992) from Queens College, Glasgow.
  • 23+ years specialist neurological rehabilitation  and movement analysis experience.
  • Workshop tutor for PNF, Rehab Principles /Facilitation. High Level patient rehab
  • Extensive teaching (associate lecturing at 2 universities) , supervision & presenting experience.
  • Varied experience at Stoke-on-Trent  teaching hospitals gaining valuable skills in acute,  sub acute neurology, neurosurgery & rehabilitation.
  • New Zealand expereince Traumatic Brain Injuries, Neuro rehab and Spinal Cord Injuries.
  • Currently the Principal Therapist for Neurological  Stroke & Amputee Rehabilitation at Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire.
  • Provide patient “hands on” clinical specialist assessments and treatments for paediatric and adult neurological patients. (MS, Stroke, SCI, PD, CP….)
  • I am responsible for peer reviews, clinical supervision, teaching, setting clinical objectives/ competencies, monitoring standards to ensure the highest quality of patient care across my staff teams.
  • I have two children and understand that families wish to lead active healthy lifestyles.
  • I thrive on complex challenges that present with those who have very high level/minor deficits (i.e. high level of function) that may interfere with sports, balance e.t.c.  I relish challenges that patients with very complex needs present with as there is always something to be improved.

 

Continued Professional Development

bettysI have an eclectic approach to rehabilitation, including;

  • MSc Professional Health Studies (York St John University 2006).
  • Teaching certificates:  Clinical Teaching, City and Guilds, OCN tutor.  My crucial skills facilitate learning for patients, carer’s families and colleagues.
  • Primitive Reflex Inhibition (PRI) and proprioceptive sensory motor training.  This is a different approach which can produced unexpected improvements in client’s abilities/function.
  • Analysis and Treatment of running gait (2016)
  • Choosing a wheelchair (Spinal Injury Association) 2015
  • Proprioception Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF).
  • Associate Lecture practioner experience (2 local universities), included writing and delivering 2 teaching modules
  • Muscle Imbalance and Spasticity.
  • Normal Movement (Bobath courses, basic & advanced ).
  • Child protection level 3 certificate

 

 


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    • “I noticed my son never had very good balance and used to fall over a lot. I saw GP and local CDC who assured me nothing wrong. But I knew his balance and gait wasn’t quite right.

      —Charlotte Barker

    • “Pam assisted in treating my 8 year old daughter who has a weakness in her left side due to a stroke when she was 18 months old.

      My daughter was struggling to ride her bike as her left foot kept coming off the pedals and her left  grip wasn’t strong enough to hold the bike straight.After an initial assessment with Pam and then a number of exercises performed and then followed up at home with an exercise plan,

      —Roisin Currie