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Glenn Nielsen

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Glenn qualified with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Curtin University in Western Australia. He began his career in Australia before moving to London and starting work at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in 2007. He was awarded an NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellowship in 2014 and while working at the National Hospital he completed his PhD at the UCL Institute of Neurology on the topic of physiotherapy for functional neurological disorder (FND).

In 2017 he took up a clinical academic post at St George’s University of London where he leads a specialist physiotherapy service for FND and is an active member of the Motor Control and Movement Disorders research group. He is currently leading a large multicentre randomised controlled trial of physiotherapy for FND.

Glenn has experience in broad range of neurological disorders, including movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and dystonia. He has a special interest in functional motor symptoms (FND) and he has published a number of academic articles and textbook chapters on this topic. He is also a committee member for London Association of Charted Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN).

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