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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.

Physiotherapists crucial in supporting mental and physical health.

Physiotherapists treat many patients whose physical and mental health conditions overlap. As such, a multidisciplinary approach, combined with professional development in mental health, helps bridge the physical and psychological health of those with a mental illness.

Dodgy treatment: It's not us, it's the other lot, say the experts. So who do we believe?

Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, our new research shows.

Evidence-based guidelines for physios treating cancer patients and survivors

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released a new set of guidelines which highlight the importance of exercise in combatting the effects of cancer treatment and improving survival rates.

Physio Pitchfest picks Pronosupinator as winner

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation’s Physio Pitchfest announced Brodwen McBain from the Upper Limb Co as the winner of the Judges’ Award for The Pronosupinator.  

What do Physiotherapists do?

Many people may be of the opinion that physiotherapists mainly work with back and sports related injuries, but they would be very mistaken.

Primary Health Reform Steering Group Established

The Morrison Government has appointed a team of experts to provide independent advice on the development of the Primary Health Care 10-Year Plan.

National physiotherapy association using conference to drive innovation

An injury reducing football boot, a physio chatbot and a new brace for the rehabilitation of upper limb injuries are some of the novel ideas vying to take out the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)’s inaugural Physio Pitchfest and $15,000 to support further development of their idea.

Physiotherapy association lauds MFL's new stipulation

Malaysian Physiotherapy Association (MPA) president Dr Mohd Hadzir Abd Manaf has applauded the decision by Malaysian Football League (MFL) to require clubs to hire only physiotherapists who are registered with the association, beginning next season.

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