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Face to face care crucial for those who need it

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has raised concerns with the Victorian Government about the impact of the ongoing restrictions which severely limit access to physiotherapy ca

Access to vital physiotherapy care essential during lockdowns

Inconsistent lockdown restrictions on essential health services applied by the Western Australian (WA) Government shows an urgent need for a national approach to ensure all Australians have

Landmark report confirms economic value of physiotherapy

A landmark report released by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) provides irrefutable evidence of the cost effectiveness a

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

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

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.

Employers exposed to work-from-home injury claims, say lawyers

Ominously, early warning signs are already there, as physiotherapists are reporting more complaints of sore backs and necks due to poorly set up home offices.

  • 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

For knee injuries, surgery may not be the best option

Knee reconstructions may lead to more problems later in life than non-surgical rehabilitation, researchers have found.

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