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Telehealth subsidy extension welcomed by the APA

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement on Thursday of an extension to Medicare subsidies for telehealth services until March 31, 20

Physios must be allowed to practice to ensure patient outcomes are not compromised

The extension of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne which only allow allied health treatment for patients meeting extremely narrow criteria is causing distress and potential long term harm t

Accessing health treatments during social distancing

With the Government implementing social distancing measures and forcing some business sectors to close, under the current Stage 3 restrictions, Aussies may be wondering what types of healthcare they can still access. The good news is that many health services are still open and accessible, whether that be face to face or through the assistance of technology, with health professionals adhering to stringent hygiene and safety measures. But how do Aussies know if their health provider has changed their services?

Keep on top of your physical health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, businesses have had to rapidly adapt to a new way of operating, and ensuring the safety of clients, staff and the community has never been more important.

Physio patients embrace telehealth services in fight against COVID-19

Australian physiotherapists have welcomed an increase in calls from patients wanting to take up telehealth consultations, in particular from vulnerable groups, including those aged over 70, pregnant women and people living with chronic health conditions.

A closer look at Physiotherapy during lockdown

Listen to Tim Barnwell, APA Sports Physiotherapist, discuss the current landscape of Physio and Telehealth during lockdown on ABC Perth Radio. 

APA and NSW Health partner to provide world class training to physiotherapists on the front line in fight against COVID-19

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and NSW Health are partnering to provide important training for hospital physiotherapists working to combat COVID-19.

Australian Health Funds Announce Tele-Physiotherapy Consultations

Private health funds are fast tracking access for members to tele-physiotherapy consultations while Australians’ movements are restricted by the COVID 19 pandemic.

Physiotherapy Pitchfest encourages innovation in healthcare

An injury reducing football boot, a physio chatbot and a new orthosis for the rehabilitation of upper limb injuries are some of the novel ideas vying to take out the Australian Physiotherap

Future of physiotherapy practice a focus of NEXT 2018

Top business minds, leading clinicians and strategic innovators will converge on Hobart’s waterfront this week as part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) NEXT conference, aimed at the profession’s business, education and practice leaders.

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