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RC recommendations a step forward for physio

Recommendations made to the royal commission on allied health go a long way to supporting physiotherapy in aged care and improving the quality of life of residents, an allied health peak bo

Physiotherapy gap for breast cancer patients causing chronic pain and impacting quality of life

Breast cancer patient Kimmie Jonceski was given a pamphlet and a brief consultation with a physiotherapist, who advised her to keep her arms and shoulders moving after her initial mastectom

Enjoyable exercise pt 3 Parkour, COVID and fitness

Who wants to exercise when your muscles ache, you're short of breath and extremely tired?

Avoid spring cycling knee pain

Cycling is great exercise and a wonderful way to explore your local area and bike trails.  But too much enthusiasm and not enough preparation can lead to a soft tissue injury known as 'spri

Getting back into exercise without hurting yourself

Kelly Athanasopoulos says she was feeling "lethargic and blobby" after a few months of staying home due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

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