The APA is calling for women’s health physiotherapists to be included in the care teams for all pregnant women in Australia to reduce the risk of complications and to improve outcomes for women and their babies.
Beer belly, love handles, the middle-aged spread – whatever you call it, having a bit of a gut is something many people notice as they age. But just how harmful is a beer belly for health and what are the best ways to get rid of excess weight?
Entering retirement is for the most part an exciting journey full of new possibilities and adventures but at the same time the transition from working life can be a shock to the system with so much free time on your hands.
Back pain, shoulder pain, headaches, osteoarthritis – we all know someone living with these conditions. Globally it is estimated that one in five people, or about 1.5 billion people, live with chronic pain, with prevalence increasing as we age.
New research funding from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) will allow La Trobe University academic and APA member Dr Christian Barton to determine the benefits of improved access to physiotherapy led education and therapeutic exercise for people with knee OA who have been referred for surgical management.
Just one in four tradies feel comfortable talking to co-workers about a mental health issue affecting their work — but one in two are happy chatting about their physical health woes, shows new research.