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Cheers Bobath (and thanks)

22nd February, 2016

One of the advantages of long service leave is that it gives me time to write on posts such as these! I also owe a great deal to the Bobath Concept. It introduced me to client-centred care, detailed movement analysis, hands-on palpation, handling and facilitation skills, teamwork, motor control theories, movement neuroscience and so much


Position available

20th January, 2016

  We are looking for a physiotherapist with an interest in Neurological & vestibular rehabilitation to join our team at James Mcloughlin NeuroPhysiotherapy (JMNP). We have the opportunity for a casual, flexible position 1-2 days per week initially to help with home visits and in-room consultations. We are a friendly and caring team of therapists


Neurophysiotherapy – Talks by Dr James McLoughlin

11th December, 2015

Spring Talks by Dr James McLoughlin It has been a busy springtime for talks and presentations. James has been invited to give a number of education talks over the past 3 months to patients, carers and health professionals. It’s great to have the opportunity to share some of the key clinical and research developments that


Congratulations Eileen!

24th August, 2015 Congratulations Eileen!

Last week was National Brain Injury Awareness week, and on Wednesday Eileen Ting received a ‘Service Excellence Award’  from the Brain Injury Network of South Australia for her work as a Neurological Physiotherapist here at JMNP. Eileen has become an integral part of our team, and is working very hard for her patients while simultaneously



22nd May, 2015 PhD!

Well it took over 4 years, but in April James (finally) completed his PhD at the School of Medicine at University of New South Wales! This PhD resulted in 5 publications that looked at important aspects of gait, balance and fatigue in people with Multiple Sclerosis. Check out these papers at the ‘Our Research’ page. We


Neurological Physiotherapy – exciting times ahead

5th December, 2014

The history of Neurological Physiotherapy stems from the simple discovery that people with neurological disease or injury benefit from physical rehabilitation. A number of NeuroPhysiotherapy approaches emerged in various places around the world throughout the 20th century, each with their own rationale and strategies that could be used to encourage recovery of movement and function


Conference visit

24th September, 2014 Conference visit

In April this year, Jo Howie attended the 8th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation in Istanbul, Turkey. This was a fantastic opportunity for Jo to update on the latest in Neurorehabilitation, with some particularly interesting sessions on upper limb rehabilitation and the use of robotic technologies to enhance neurological recovery. Jo has already implemented some


Research prize!

24th September, 2014 Research prize!

Late last year James entered a research competition, The TOW Research awards Day in Sydney, James submitted an over view of his PhD research ‘Identifying and minimizing the effects of fatigue on mobility in people with Multiple Sclerosis.’ This was shortlisted into the final, which involved a judged presentation in Sydney on November 2013.


Advanced Bobath Course

24th September, 2014 Advanced Bobath Course

In May this year, Clara and Nicole attended a one-week Advanced Bobath Course, run by Mary Lynch-Ellerington. Mary is a well-respected Senior Bobath Tutor, who inspires with her skilful ability, dynamic teaching and infectious enthusiasm for neurological physiotherapy. Nicole and James have a long history of attending courses with Mary that extends back over the