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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Plea for pain sufferers: More support for non-surgical interventions

In a flash poll conducted by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), over 90 per cent of physiotherapists said they have treated patients suffering after unnecessary and potentially harmful surgeries. This comes following a confronting exposé of Australia’s chronic pain industry on ABC Four Corners, which highlighted potential overuse of surgical procedures, despite physiotherapy treatment being considered part of best practice.

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Australian Physiotherapy Association scores third consecutive Employer of Choice award

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has been awarded the 2024 Human Resources Director (HRD) 5-Star Employer of Choice award for the third year running.

The APA’s nomination comprised a comprehensive submission about its offerings and practices, followed by robust survey data that evaluated its employees’ perceptions of company benefits, compensation, culture, development and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

APA new CEO Rob LoPresti

The APA appoints new CEO

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Board is pleased to announce it has appointed Rob LoPresti as Chief Executive Officer.

Rob brings strong capability in education, governance and policy, and extensive leadership experience gained from senior positions across academia, public health, and membership, including Austin Health, University of Melbourne and most recently the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).  

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Bulldogs, ASICS team up to provide footwear to Ballarat’s junior football teams

The Western Bulldogs and their apparel partner, ASICS Oceania is pleased to announce they will be gifting underage football players in Ballarat with free ASICS footwear.