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Mentor facilitated physical activity program achieves more than just fitter bodies for youth with disability

Top international and national minds are gathering in Sydney this week for the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) MOMEMTUM 2017 scientific conference. One of these is La Trobe University’s Professor Nora Shields, who will present the results of an innovative study that has since transitioned into an ongoing physical activity program for young people with disability.

Robotic rehabilitation comes to Australia

Children with serious neurological conditions will benefit from the increasing global presence of artificial intelligence and robotics, with the opening of Australia's first robotic rehabilitation gym.

APA members nominated for prestigious HESTA Primary Health Care Awards

The APA is proud to announce that a number of its members have been nominated as national finalists for the 2017 HESTA awards, which recognise the country’s most outstanding healthcare professionals across the categories of Individual Distinction, Team Excellence and Young Leader.

Tighter restrictions needed on providing health services for children

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has applauded the temporary ban on a chiropractor under investigation from treating children under 18. 

Physio experts urge parents and health professionals to check children’s hips up to five years of age

During ‘Healthy Hips Week’ this week, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging parents to have their children's hips assessed by health professionals until aged five following a tripling in the number of late diagnoses of hip dysplasia.

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