Research Team
Research, Development and Innovation

Therapies Research Team

Therapy services are comprised of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Speech and Language Therapy, as well as Orthotic and Prosthetic services. Therapy Services also work closely with complex rehabilitation staff. We deliver our services across both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital sites as well as in patients’ homes, at certain community locations and satellite clinics.

Our therapy staff lead research studies that answer questions related to local gaps in knowledge, and ensure that our treatments are based on current evidence. We help recruit patients and carers to national studies that are being led from elsewhere in the country and we support other professionals with the design and delivery of their research.

Our research interests include:

  • Investigating the effect of home based extended rehabilitation in older frail people.
  • Investigating swallow recovery after different treatments for head and neck cancers.
  • Limb reconstruction studies.
  • Management of non complex back pain in the Emergency Department.
  • Stroke rehabilitation.
  • Amputee rehabilitation.
  • Cancer rehabilitation.
  • Virtual Reality and rehabilitation.

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