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How to bend over better and save your lower back

You've probably never given much thought to the way you pick things up off the floor, but bending over a better way could save you from back pain.

Want your kids to do well this year? Get them physically active!

Getting kids away from screens and being physically active is not only good for their mental and physical health, it also boosts their academic prowess.

New approach needed for musculoskeletal treatments

As muscle, bone and joint conditions continue to become more common, new research has found those suffering from musculoskeletal problems could benefit from a different approach to treatment.

No shortage of obese kids 'waisting' their school years

Physio recommendations to support healthy back to school habits

With the official start of the school year at the end of the month, parents will no doubt be thinking about book lists, uniform requirements and the dreaded lunch box dilemma––healthy items their kids will actually eat! But two often overlooked areas of the back to school discussion are arguably two of the most important—what type and how they use their backpack, and what they wear on their feet.

How to run injury-free

We’ve heard it all before: warm up, listen to your body, build gradually. And yet, after popping on our activewear, lacing up and seeing the open road ahead, we tend to go all out—and suffer the consequences.  We chatted to APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist Lauren Shelley, who has a special interest running related injuries. 

How to run injury-free – APA physio and Commonwealth Games runner Lauren Shelley

We’ve heard it all before: warm up, listen to your body, build gradually. And yet, after popping on our activewear, lacing up and seeing the open road ahead, we tend to go all out—and suffer the consequences.  We chatted to APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist Lauren Shelley, who has a special interest running related injuries. Did we mention she also represented Australia for marathon running at the Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships? Uh, yeah, this lady knows her stuff. She practices at Body Logic Physiotherapy and has popped together some tips to help us level up our running game, ensuring a strong, pain-free finish.

When fitness, healthcare and technology collide

Technology has made fitness both affordable and accessible—whether you’re in outback Northern Territory or avoiding peak hour in Sydney, digital personal training sessions mean people can get their sweat on anywhere, anytime.

COSA recommends prescribed exercise programs as part of standard care for cancer patients

A new position statement released by the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) yesterday highlights the importance of exercise as part of standard practice in cancer care, and specifically mentions referral to physiotherapists experienced in working with cancer patients.

New program aims to change attitudes and improve health for young people with disability

A ground-breaking new program aims to change attitudes towards disability, while improving the physical and mental health of young people with disabilities through exercise. 

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