Meredith James

Clinical Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist

Meredith James is a Clinical Specialist Neuromuscular Physiotherapist at the John Walton Centre for Muscular Dystrophy Research at Newcastle where she is involved in clinical and research activity for children and adults with neuromuscular disorders.

Meredith moved to the UK in 2004 from Australia and worked in a variety of locations before joining the Oswestry Muscle team in 2006 and now Newcastle in 2012.

Clinically, Meredith is responsible for the physiotherapy management of both children and adults with neuromuscular diseases. In particular her interests are in assessment, orthotics, outcome measures and research into these areas.

In her clinical research capacity, Meredith is responsible for the clinical evaluation of children and adults involved in natural history and clinical trials, as well as the development of clinically meaningful, reliable and sensitive outcome measures for NMD.