Dr David Abankwa

Specific Sub-Interest: Amputee Rehabilitation, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy, Complex Neurological Disability, Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Management, Rehabilitation for MS patients, Stroke Rehabilitation
Location: South Wales

David leads a multi-disciplinary team managing patients who have had a recent onset of neurological illness or injury based at the Neurological Rehabilitation Unit in Neath Port Talbot Hospital, South Wales. Conditions managed on unit include traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid haemorrhage, hypoxic brain injury and cerebral infections such as meningitis and encephalitis. The team uses comprehensive assessment and a thorough goal planning approach to optimise functional outcome in patients with complex neurological disability.

David’s other responsibilities in Neurological Rehabilitation include running an outpatient and Spasticity management (Botulinum toxin) clinic, community visits and working with the community based brain injury team. David has been involved in setting up services such as the Functional Electrical Stimulation service for patients with drop foot.



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