Funmi Odofin graduated from College of Medicine, University of Lagos in 1994 and was awarded BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She worked in a number of Women’s Health Hospitals before completing a master’s module in Continence Research at the University of Southampton in 2009. She was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate (with merits) in continence at the University of Bradford in 2011. In 2014, Funmi qualified as an independent physiotherapy prescriber from the University of Southampton. She was one of the first cohort of physiotherapists to attain independent prescribing rights. Funmi works on the NHS at Royal Hampshire County Hospital where she is the clinical lead for Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. She has a wealth of experience in assessing and treating: • Women and men with bladder and bowel dysfunction • Pelvic floor muscles dysfunction • Pelvic pain • Pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy • Postnatal rehabilitation of pelvic floor and abdominal muscles • When necessary, she uses adjunctive treatments such as real-time ultrasound, biofeedback and neuromuscular electrical stimulation to optimize treatment outcomes. Funmi has special interest in studying the effects electrotherapeutic modalities in pelvic floor rehabilitation and the conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse.
Funmi is a member of: • Chartered Society of Physiotherapists • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) • Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy Society • Electrophysical and Diagnostic Ultrasound Physiotherapy group
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