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Physios welcome announcement of permanent telehealth funding

Today’s announcement by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt that telehealth will be funded permanently is welcome news to the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and its members.

Physio perfectly positioned to address Productivity Commission report findings on mental health

The Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Mental Health released this week has identified the clear links between poor physical health and mental health conditions.

Physiotherapy's crucial role in ICU and rehab after COVID highlighted on World Physiotherapy Day

COVID-19 has shone a new light on the integral role physiotherapists play in medical teams treating and rehabilitating patients recovering from severe respiratory illnesses in ICU wards aro

Aged care COVID-19 catch-22 must be addressed

The COVID-19 Catch-22 endured by older Australians must be urgently addressed, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has told the Aged Care Royal Commission’s Impact of COVID-19 in

Older Australians at risk of life-threatening falls after long COVID confinement

Older Australians in residential aged care are at risk of life-threatening falls and other serious health impacts after months of COVID-19 confinement and loss of mobility, according to the

Physiotherapy must be included in multidisciplinary approach to mental health

The Australian Government’s National Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan, released to support and safeguard the mental health of Australians during and beyond COVID-19, is a much needed additi

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.

Physiotherapists crucial in supporting mental and physical health.

Physiotherapists treat many patients whose physical and mental health conditions overlap. As such, a multidisciplinary approach, combined with professional development in mental health, helps bridge the physical and psychological health of those with a mental illness.

Evidence-based guidelines for physios treating cancer patients and survivors

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released a new set of guidelines which highlight the importance of exercise in combatting the effects of cancer treatment and improving survival rates.

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.

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