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Aged Care Royal Commission identifies need for falls prevention programs for older people

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has welcomed the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which identified promoting and maintaining mobility t

New physiotherapy study puts spotlight on AFLW head and knee injuries

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has partnered with the AFLW, LaTrobe University and Medibank to lead a new study looking at injury rates in women’s community football through

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Australian Physiotherapy Association call for urgent physiotherapy access during COVID-19 lockdown events

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) are calling on state and territory governments to ensure the ongoing health resp

WA lockdown restrictions on physiotherapy lack consistency and put patients in harm’s way

Last week’s hard lockdown across much of the south west of Western Australia - which allowed physiotherapists to treat via telehealth only - caused unnecessary distress for many patients an

Budget must fund team-based care to deliver best health outcomes

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has used its 2021-2022 pre-budget submission to urge the federal government to fund team-based, integrated care to ensure Australians get the

High performance animals deserve highest quality care

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is aware of many instances where practitioners claiming to perform physiotherapy on animals have no such qualification or skill.

Parents urged to increase children’s activity levels and participation in sports to protect their mental health

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging parents and caregivers of children and adolescents returning to school next week to ensure they are keeping active and participating

Vital for physiotherapists to be included in priority vaccine rollout

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on the federal government to ensure the inclusion of physiotherapists as frontline health workers in the priority list for COVID-19

School is out for the year, time to get our kids engaged in more risky play for physical and cognitive development

After a year heavily impacted by the global pandemic, many Australian children have had their physical activity limited in some way.

New aged care funding a good start, but more to be done

New Federal Government funding of physiotherapy and other allied health services to combat the impacts of COVID-19 in older Australians is a step in the right direction toward much-needed l

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