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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.

Physiotherapists warn gym-goers to ease back into exercise post-COVID-19

As gym doors reopen, physiotherapists are warning us to take it easy as we start working out again. 

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.

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