APA physiotherapists are highly sought-after experts in their field-providing commentary and advice on everything from musculoskeletal health, sports injuries and chronic pain to occupational health and safety, child growth and development, pelvic health and chronic disease.
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Older trades person in fluro vest sitting on a worksite and holding his wrist as if in pain

New data reveals tradies are hammered by pain and concerned for long-term health amidst trade shortage

Nine in ten tradies experienced a work-related injury in the past year and one in two say they live with severe pain. The new data released ahead of Tradies National Health Month shows the backbone of Australia’s workforce is suffering as productivity pressures mount.

One in every ten Australian workers are a tradiei, and one in four of them fear they will need to retire early because of stress on their bodies.ii  

an elderly woman's hand being held by a health professional

Chronic pain creates national productivity crisis and exacerbates cost-of-living pressures for millions of Australians

New data shows nearly 50 per cent of Australians in their prime earning years living with chronic pain are unable to work1, with almost 30 per cent of those returning to work only capable of working at a reduced capacity.1

A person lying on their side away from the camera, with a physiotherapist treating their shoulder

Put patients first: APA's call for physiotherapy funding in Queensland

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging all candidates in the upcoming 2024 Queensland election to prioritise investment in physiotherapy. In an election statement released today, the APA evidences the value that physiotherapy can deliver to the state and to the healthcare outcomes of all Queenslanders.  

Jye Murray running along a path as part of the Indigenous Marathon Project

Keep the fire burning: physiotherapist's NYC marathon dream

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) proudly supports NAIDOC Week 2024, honouring this year’s theme, “Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud”. The theme is an invitation and reminder for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.