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Dr Sue Innes

Senior Lecturer
School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Dr Sue Innes
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873835

  • Location

    ESA.3.23, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Part-Time variable (best contacted by email)

Profile

Biography

Having worked for many years in the NHS leading musculoskeletal outpatient departments, Sue Innes decided to bring her clinical expertise into the academic environment. She works part-time in Higher Education and as a clinical physiotherapist in private practice and values the material provided by her patients that supports her teaching role. Her role at the University of Essex is to develop and lead the delivery of the Post-Graduate Musculoskeletal Practice and SonographyPathway. This pathway enables expert clinicians to extend their scope of practice and critically evaluate their clinical role at a high level. She has completed a Profesional Doctorate researching the role of the clinical role of musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging for physiotherapists. Current research interests include professional application of musculoskeletal ultrasound, optimising engagement with activity, the impact of therapeutic interventions on exercise related musculoskeletal symptoms and the therapeutic alliance.

Qualifications

  • DHealthcare Education.

  • Msc.,

  • PGCE.,

  • Post-Grad. Dip.,

  • MCSP,

  • MMACP

Research and professional activities

Research interests

The use of musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging in physiotherapy, professional application of MSK ultrasound imaging, optimising engagement with activity, the impact of therapeutic interventions on exercise related musculoskeletal symptoms and the therapeutic alliance.

Current research

Supervision of PhD students exploring symptoms and interventions associated with exercise.

Conferences and presentations

Regular contrbuter at British Medical Ultrasound Society's Scientific meeting.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Technical Considerations in Ultrasound Imaging (SE708)

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Professional Practice (SE709)

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Guided Injections (SE710)

  • Ultrasound Guided Injections of the Shoulder (Australia) (SE711)

  • Understanding and Managing Complex Musculoskeletal Conditions (SE713)

  • Soft Tissue and Joint Injection Therapy (SE714)

  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (SE715)

  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment (SE717)

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Clinical Skills Experience - Scanning Record (SE719)

Publications

Journal articles (1)

Hayward, S., Smith, M. and Innes, S., Diagnostic thoracic ultrasound imaging – An exploration of respiratory physiotherapists' interest and use in clinical practice: A national survey. Ultrasound, 1742271X1986113-1742271X1986113

Contact

inness@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873835

Location:

ESA.3.23, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Part-Time variable (best contacted by email)