MSc. Adine Adonis
Adine is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Neurology at the National Centre for Human Retrovirology,an academically led clinic, at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Adine trained, qualified and practised as a physiotherapist in Cape Town South Africa before coming to the United Kingdom. She has worked in neurology for most of her career and currently sees and assesses patients with very rare neurological conditions with the rest of the multidisciplinary team.
Adine was awarded an Imperial Charity research fellowship in 2016 and completed a research study investigating the reliability & feasibility of using a hand -held dynamometer in these patients.
She is the recipient of a Imperial BRC patient and public involvement grant in 2019 and hosted the groups’ first PPI event. Currently, she is in the process of exploring pain in the patients with this rare neurological condition where she is doing quantitative sensory testing in these patients and using a host of outcome measures related to pain and quality of life.
Adine is the current chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) with over 3000 members and a senior teaching fellow on the Advanced Neurophysiotherapy Studies course within the Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Research & Teaching Department at University College London.