Paul Johnson qualified as a physiotherapist in 1990 and has specialised in the field of neurology for 20 years involving work within in-patient, out-patient and community settings. He currently works as a clinical specialist physiotherapist in Gateshead where his main case load is out-patient neurology, in particular stroke, multiple sclerosis and acquired brain injury.
Paul worked as a lecturer practitioner in neurological rehabilitation at Northumbria University in Newcastle from 2000-2003 completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. He retains a role as an honorary lecturer at Northumbria University providing input to BSc and MSc Physiotherapy courses.
Other qualifications include an Advanced Diploma in Health Sciences (Research Methods) completed in 1999 and more recently an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice Neurological Rehabilitation) completed in 2011 at the University of Teesside.
Paul qualified as a Bobath Tutor in 2005 and his interests include the ongoing development of clinical reasoning skills.