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Is this elite sport's top physio?

She miraculously healed ballet megastar David Hallberg’s achilles. Now Dr Sue Mayes AM is onto her next challenge — keeping our top dancers conditioned in lockdown.

Physio advice has saved my career

Gaelic Football: SOME expert advice from Newry physiotherapist Stephen Brannigan has saved the career of Down forward Alan Davidson.

Employers exposed to work-from-home injury claims, say lawyers

Ominously, early warning signs are already there, as physiotherapists are reporting more complaints of sore backs and necks due to poorly set up home offices.

Experts warn of hidden toll on aged care residents in lockdown

Health experts and advocates have warned the effects of almost six months of preventative lockdowns in aged care may have a worse impact on elderly residents than coronavirus infections.

Safe school holiday activities you can do even if you live in an area with coronavirus restrictions

The good news is there are plenty of rainy-day activities you can do at home, and even more ideas have flooded the internet since the onset of coronavirus.

Friday Health: Physio Nicola Mepstead on getting back to the gym safely

Nicola Mepstead joins Afternoons with Deb Knight on Radio 2GB to chat about not going too hard, too soon when returning to the gym and provides some simple stretches people can do at home t

For knee injuries, surgery may not be the best option

Knee reconstructions may lead to more problems later in life than non-surgical rehabilitation, researchers have found.

Football breast injuries taking a toll but available protection is often unsuitable

Gabby Frost was told to be "careful of your boobs" while playing Aussie Rules football, but a lack of education and appropriate chest protection is leading to a growing, yet still taboo, injury pro

Physiotherapists warn gym-goers to ease back into exercise post-COVID-19

As gym doors reopen, physiotherapists are warning us to take it easy as we start working out again. 

Cracks and kinks on the rise as we continue to #WFH

When social distancing and lockdown restrictions were out in place, many raced out their front doors to purchase all they would need to create a home office. But did we plan it out properly? As we continue to sit at out home desks and take less breaks to stroll around the block, physiotherapists are reporting higher rates of neck and back pain. Where did we go wrong, and how can we give our backs and necks a break?

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