Lisa Butler provides specialist Neurological Physiotherapy at Barefoot Physio for people who have suffered an injury or illness to the brain or spinal cord (Central Nervous System, or CNS) or the peripheral nerves which come from the spinal cord and supply muscles, skin and other underlying structures.
Conditions treated include: stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Traumatic brain injury, Balance problems, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy
Lisa graduated from Kings College Hospital, London in 1990.
After completing 2 years of core rotations in a district general hospital, she specialised in neurological rehabilitation. She has gained extensive experience in the NHS in South London & in Exeter, in both acute hospital & community rehabilitation settings. She has completed a wide range of postgraduate training in neurological physiotherapy including advanced Bobath courses., and more recently, NeuroFit.
Lisa has experience with adjuncts to therapy such as splinting, including lycra & Saebo products and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation.
Lisa has a thorough knowledge of local NHS services & so understands the resource issues of some NHS services. She is happy to liaise with local NHS therapists, if required, to ensure the patient benefits fully from their therapy whoever is providing it & will always ensure the patients’ outcomes are paramount.
Lisa is member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), Association of Chartered Physiotherapist Interested in Neurology (ACPIN) & is HCPC registered.
Outside of physio, Lisa is married with 3 daughters, is a keen photographer, enjoys running and yoga to keep fit and is a lifelong Crystal Palace FC fan.