- Spinal cord injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
Dr Amira Aggour was admitted to the Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) in 2016. She then completed two years of clinical and research fellowship in Canada where she gained additional experience specifically in Neurological, Spasticity, Spinal Cord Injury and Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation.
She has vast experience in all aspects of rehabilitation medicine including geriatric, orthopaedic, pain management and general rehabilitation and regularly performs injections for various Spasticity disorders.
Dr Aggour has a special interest in:
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Neurologic conditions
- Interventional Spasticity Management through Botulinum Toxin Injection
Dr Aggour has participated in a number of research publications and presentations including:
- Optimising Patient Management in Post Stroke Spasticity; GP Education Event, July 2022
- Spasticity and the Use of Botulinum Toxin; Ramsay Hospitals GP Newsletter, May 2022
- Manual Wheelchair Tilt-rest Skill: A cross-sectional survey of awareness and capacity among wheelchair users; Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 14, no. 6 (2019): 590-594; Amira Aggour, Audrey Chen, Cher Smith, Chris Theriault, Kara Matheson and Kirby, R. Lee.
- A Retrospective Review of Pain and Analgesics Use in Traumatic Upper and Lower Extremity Amputations in a Metropolitan Setting; Amira Aggour, Nidhi Gupta.
- Poster presentation at the Australian Pain Society Conference; Adelaide, SA, Australia, April 2017
- Oral presentation in International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Cape Town, South Africa May 2017, Cape Town, South Africa
- A Secondary Analysis on Comorbidities and Medications use in Frailty.
- The role of hyperlipidaemia as a risk factor for idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome as diagnosed by electrophysiological studies and ultra-sonographic measurements; Thesis submitted for partial fulfilment of the requirement of master’s degree in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
- M.B. , B.Ch , FAFRM