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Ask the Physio: Does my horse have back pain?

The question I get asked most often is, “Does my horse have a sore back?” Back pain is a common cause of poor performance, yet it is often misunderstood and mismanaged.

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.

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.

APA acknowledges AMA Report Card into PHI but says it misses a vital point

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) acknowledges the concerns raised by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) in its Private Health Insurance Report Card 2019 but wants to shift the focus to funding for evidence based preventive health measures and best practice contemporary models of care.

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.

Why People Choose GEMt Dry Needling Training Courses

‘Why should I do your course’? is likely the most common question my team gets asked here at GEMt headquarters, which is why we’re providing you with the answer right now!

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’. 

New MRI imaging promises more accurate diagnosis of back pain

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) refutes that the new MRI technique will support better diagnosis and treatment due to the complex nature of back pain.

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