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Over half of chiropractors making misleading claims

The majority of chiropractors are breaching advertising guidelines on their websites, an audit has found.

Changes to treatment plans for veterans delayed

Plans to force veterans to return to their doctors after 12 sessions have been postponed, amid concerns the changes may disadvantage returned service personnel with complex needs.

Seven of the biggest back pain myths, according to a physiotherapist

Our knowledge of back pain has changed a lot in recent decades but unfortunately out-dated knowledge still abounds. With new research showing that a quarter of Americans suffer back pain, it's clear that many of us need quality knowledge about how to best care for our backs.

The best exercises to prevent and reduce ‘bingo wings’

As people age, it’s normal to lose muscle strength to hormone changes and lifestyle factors. Being less active causes the muscles to reduce in size and also makes areas like our arms a prime location for fat to accumulate.

Majority of costly knee replacements could be avoided with physiotherapy

While hip and knee replacements get thousands of Australians back on their feet and help to relieve them of debilitating pain each year, new research claims that the number of people undergoing these surgeries could be drastically lowered by physiotherapy.

Physios overlooked in incontinence management

More than six million Australians live with some form of incontinence and yet the majority – 62 per cent – never seek professional help and physiotherapists are often overlooked.

Erectile dysfunction could be an early warning sign of cardiovascular disease

There is plenty of evidence linking erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).

APA warns against DIY rehab for knee surgery patients

The Australian Physiotherapy Association has cautioned knee surgery patients against cheap DIY rehabilitation options, following a published article which the APA says misrepresented the findings o

For Australian men, hard health = heart health

Men’s bedroom issues may be a worrying prelude to more serious health issues down the line, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has warned Australian men in the lead up to Men’s Health Week, June 10 – 16.

Cold comfort or cool fad?

Whole body cryotherapy has found a fan base for inflammation and pain relief among celebrities, but what exactly is it and how does it help?

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