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Adding dry needling to your therapy practice

Jeff Laurence has qualifications in health, fitness, remedial massage and dry needling. Laurence trained in a physiotherapy rehabilitation clinic before starting his own wellness practice in Sydney.

Physios integral at Commonwealth Games

More than 25 sports physiotherapists will help keep Australian and international athletes in peak condition at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

How to bend over better and save your lower back

You've probably never given much thought to the way you pick things up off the floor, but bending over a better way could save you from back pain.

K Rock Listen: Tom & Sarah Maree chat with Hayley Irving, Women’s Health Physiotherapist

More people then you probably realised are effected by Endometroisis everyday, whether they suffer from it, their partner does, their mother does or their boss does. To find out more, Tom and Sarah Maree spoke with Hayley Irving,  APA Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist.

Perth dad Gwynne Erasmus learns to walk again despite suffering rare nervous disorder

A Perth father who was told he’d never walk again has proved the medical world wrong. Gwynne Erasmus suffers from a rare nervous disorder called Erythromelalgia, which blocks the blood vessels, causing swelling, redness and pain. He said one morning a few years ago, he just could not stand up.

AFLW player wins PRF grant to study ACL injuries

It was professional footballer Brooke Patterson's love of sport that first drew her to the profession of physiotherapy, which has now enabled her to merge her two loves via a Physiotherapy Research Foundation grant.

Physios asked to ‘show empathy’ for codeine-seeking patients

The RACGP has encouraged GPs to refer patients to physiotherapists as an alternative to prescribing codeine, following the 1 February upschedule of low-dose codeine-containing preparations.

The health issue Medicare ignores

Have you had a run-in with cancer? Had surgery? Radiotherapy? Chemotherapy? Then you may have developed lymphoedema. You may have required lymphatic drainage, massage, special support garments. And you may have been totally out of pocket for all such expenses – even though treatment to manage the condition or prevent it getting any worse would be less of a drain on the public purse.

Want your kids to do well this year? Get them physically active!

Getting kids away from screens and being physically active is not only good for their mental and physical health, it also boosts their academic prowess.

Doesn’t stand up? Standing desks ‘increase pain, reduce mental functioning’, study finds

They're all the rage in offices these days, but a new study suggests standing desks may actually increase bodily pain and slow down mental functioning.

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