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Physios welcome announcement of permanent telehealth funding

Today’s announcement by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt that telehealth will be funded permanently is welcome news to the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and its members.

Physio perfectly positioned to address Productivity Commission report findings on mental health

The Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Mental Health released this week has identified the clear links between poor physical health and mental health conditions.

Enjoyable exercise pt 3 Parkour, COVID and fitness

Who wants to exercise when your muscles ache, you're short of breath and extremely tired?

Avoid spring cycling knee pain

Cycling is great exercise and a wonderful way to explore your local area and bike trails.  But too much enthusiasm and not enough preparation can lead to a soft tissue injury known as 'spri

Getting back into exercise without hurting yourself

Kelly Athanasopoulos says she was feeling "lethargic and blobby" after a few months of staying home due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Is this elite sport's top physio?

She miraculously healed ballet megastar David Hallberg’s achilles. Now Dr Sue Mayes AM is onto her next challenge — keeping our top dancers conditioned in lockdown.

Physio advice has saved my career

Gaelic Football: SOME expert advice from Newry physiotherapist Stephen Brannigan has saved the career of Down forward Alan Davidson.

  • Jul 14 2020

Injuries on the rise as Canberra returns to normal

Canberrans are either getting back to the gym or staying home working . . . and both have caused a spate of injuries.

Friday Health: Physio Nicola Mepstead on getting back to the gym safely

Nicola Mepstead joins Afternoons with Deb Knight on Radio 2GB to chat about not going too hard, too soon when returning to the gym and provides some simple stretches people can do at home t

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