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What you need to know when you're picking your next pillow

I've been on a quest to find the 'perfect' pillow for a while now — and it's led to a large pillow collection.

Children should only carry 10 per cent of their body weight in school bag, experts say

Despite advances in classroom technology, the weight of school backpacks continues to grow, with experts advising parents to look for physical signs that it's affecting their children.

The role of physiotherapists in treating mental health

“Physiotherapy in mental health aims to optimise wellbeing and empower the individual by promoting functional movement, movement awareness, physical activity and exercises, bringing together physical and mental aspects.”

Virtual fitness classes

How do you feel about going to a group fitness class in a gym, where there's no actual instructor? Instead the instructor's on a screen. Virtual fitness classes have been rolling out in fitness centres and gyms around the country. As with anything, there are pros and cons.

Canberra physios see spike due to injuries from New Year's resolutions

Ask the Physio: Does my horse have back pain?

The question I get asked most often is, “Does my horse have a sore back?” Back pain is a common cause of poor performance, yet it is often misunderstood and mismanaged.

Specialised Physio Equipment Benefits Kids

Children at the Montrose Sunshine Coast Office will now benefit from a new Archimedes Pulley System thanks to a generous donation by the Dalwood-Wylie Foundation.

High number of ‘wet cough’ cases reported in Kimberly children

Researchers are reporting a high number of cases of a condition called "wet cough" among Aboriginal children in WA's Kimberley region.

Left untreated, it can cause permanent lung damage and shorten a person's life span.

Research Finds You Can Put Your Back Into It

Growing up, we were always told to keep our back straight to avoid injuries. But now researchers from Curtin University may have finally dispelled that myth.

APA welcomes new health insurance rebates

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has thrown its weight behind the Health Minister’s plan, announced this month, that will provide consumers with private health insurance rebates for their at-home rehabilitation.

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