Deepa has been working at the University of Birmingham since February 2019 as a Research Associate. She has experience of working as a Consultant Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at a tertiary hospital and research centre and as a Clinical Academic for 5 years in India. In the UK, post her super-specialisation, she has worked as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the NHS. Her research interests include investigating different musculoskeletal physiotherapy interventions and assessment tools used in clinical practise for various populations (chronic pain, athletes etc.) with a special focus on spinal pain, capturing the awareness about various significant community-based topics and pain education.
Deepa Abichandani is a Research Associate working on the project entitled “Development of a screening tool to predict the risk of chronic pain and disability following trauma: protocol for a prospective observational study” under the theme Re-enablement and Rehabilitation.
Other positions held
Research Associate, Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain (CPR Spine), School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham (UoB), UK
MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy – University of Birmingham
MSc in Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions
BSc in Physiotherapy
University of Birmingham