Dr Praveen Kumar

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About me

Praveen Kumar is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol.  Praveen completed his BSc Physiotherapy from Mangalore University, India in 1995 and joined Apollo Multi-speciality Hospital, Hyderabad to work as a clinical physiotherapist. In 1998, Praveen went to Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh to pursue his Master in Physiotherapy. After gaining his masters, Praveen worked in India as a Vice-Principal at the Swantara Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, AP and then as Principal (in-charge) at the College of Physiotherapy, Durgabai Deshmukh Hospital, Hyderabad. Praveen joined UWE in 2003 as lecturer / Senior lecturer in physiotherapy.  Praveen completed his PhD from UWE in 2012.  Currently, Praveen is the Board member for Publication and Knowledge Dissemination, ACPIN, Editor for Synapse - Oficial Journal of ACPIN. 

Area of expertise

Neurological Rehabilitation, Motor control and Learning, Therapeutic / Manual Handling; Diagnostic ultrasound (shoulder region).

Praveen's research interests are in the assessment and management of upper limb problems in people with stroke.


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