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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.

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

Physios must be allowed to practice to ensure patient outcomes are not compromised

The extension of Stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne which only allow allied health treatment for patients meeting extremely narrow criteria is causing distress and potential long term harm t

Cracks and kinks on the rise as we continue to #WFH

When social distancing and lockdown restrictions were out in place, many raced out their front doors to purchase all they would need to create a home office. But did we plan it out properly? As we continue to sit at out home desks and take less breaks to stroll around the block, physiotherapists are reporting higher rates of neck and back pain. Where did we go wrong, and how can we give our backs and necks a break?

Pain Revolution cycle tour kicks into high gear for 4th annual chronic pain campaign in regional Victoria

Regional Victorians can seek information about their chronic pain conditions from world-leading pain scientists as part of the 2020 Pain Revolution Rural Outreach Bicycle Tour commencing in

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

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.

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