Amy Dennis-Jones is the Clinical Lead at Hobbs Rehabilitation South West, and started working with the ReWalk in 2016. She graduated in 2002 from Oxford Brookes University and started work at Salisbury District Hospital. There she gained experience working with Spinal Cord Injuries and spent 6 years working on the Spinal Unit. From there, she decided to broaden her knowledge and moved to London to expand her experience within neurological rehabilitation.
Amy has always had an interest in how technology can be used as an adjunct to rehabilitation. As a company, Hobbs work with various companies to evaluate the effectiveness of their products and have an avid interest in research within the field of neuro-technology and how it can help with patient progression.
ReWalk is a wearable robotic exoskeleton that provides powered hip and knee motion to enable individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) to stand upright, walk, turn, and climb and descend stairs.
Amy Dennis-Jones will present on the work that Hobbs are doing with 2 different exoskeleton systems, the Esko GT and the Rewalk. She will present some of the clinical data that Hobbs have collected from working with clients and the changes seen.
Public Theatre 3, 14:45 - 15:15, Thursday 26th