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Canberra physios see spike due to injuries from New Year's resolutions

Physio leads the way in quality care, as SA Health is put under the spotlight

As the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) calls for greater transparency in the delivery of public health services in South Australia, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) says physiotherapy leads the way in quality care.

Research Finds You Can Put Your Back Into It

Growing up, we were always told to keep our back straight to avoid injuries. But now researchers from Curtin University may have finally dispelled that myth.

Physio Pitchfest picks Pronosupinator as winner

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation’s Physio Pitchfest announced Brodwen McBain from the Upper Limb Co as the winner of the Judges’ Award for The Pronosupinator.  

What do Physiotherapists do?

Many people may be of the opinion that physiotherapists mainly work with back and sports related injuries, but they would be very mistaken.

Putting ice on injuries could be doing more damage than good

If you've rolled an ankle, you know what comes next: sickening, nauseating pain. And then a big bag of frozen peas.

Kinesio tape not the answer to preventing runner’s knee and other injuries

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has rejected claims made in an article in US Runner’s World magazine that the use of kinesio tape can prevent injury such as knee cap pain, also known as patellofemoral pain or ‘runner’s knee’. 

Urging tradies to talk about mental health, stretching, and care

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.

Improved MRI imaging for back pain not a cure

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has refuted claims made in a recent article that suggests improved MRI scanning will support better diagnosis and treatment of complex back pain, a condition that affects 3.7 million Australians.

The tradie injury report

There's no denying that tradies are tough - but along with hard yakka comes a high risk of injury, which is why tradies are being urged to be more health-aware this August during Tradies Health Month.

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