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Go on, take a break: your life could quite literally depend on it

Studies have found that sitting for too long can play a direct role in an early death – #yikes. Don’t worry too much, though. After reading the results of these studies, we quite literally got off our bums and sought out an expert who could tell us how to reverse this trend, stat. Introducing APA Physiotherapist and National Chair of the APA Occupational Health Physiotherapist Group, David Hall, expert on all things sitting.

'Smart socks' offer hope for remote patients with chronic pain, researcher says

New wearable "smart sock" technology could help physiotherapists treat regional and remote patients and get them back on their feet.

Strength Training For Two During Your Pregnancy

Here, Tim Dettmann – Physiotherapist, Kieser Australia, talks about fitness strengthening during pregnancy.

Physios integral at Commonwealth Games

More than 25 sports physiotherapists will help keep Australian and international athletes in peak condition at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

K Rock Listen: Tom & Sarah Maree chat with Hayley Irving, Women’s Health Physiotherapist

More people then you probably realised are effected by Endometroisis everyday, whether they suffer from it, their partner does, their mother does or their boss does. To find out more, Tom and Sarah Maree spoke with Hayley Irving,  APA Titled Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist.

Specialist physiotherapy treatment integral to cancer patients

Ahead of Lymphoedema Awareness Day on Tuesday 6 March, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is joining the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) in calling on the federal government to support Medicare funding for Australians living with this chronic illness.
 

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.

Doesn’t stand up? Standing desks ‘increase pain, reduce mental functioning’, study finds

They're all the rage in offices these days, but a new study suggests standing desks may actually increase bodily pain and slow down mental functioning.

More than a 'wee' problem

Urinary leakage is traditionally thought of as an older person’s complaint – however, as women all over Australia will tell you, bladder leakage is their reality as well.  The number of young women experiencing urinary leakage is on the rise and we now know that impact from exercise plays a part in a woman’s risk profile for developing urinary leakage.

Physiotherapy helping children's brains as well as their bodies

Physical activity in children has been linked to improved scholastic performance, following two separate studies conducted to analyse the impact of exercise in children and youth.

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