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Robotic rehabilitation comes to Australia

Children with serious neurological conditions will benefit from the increasing global presence of artificial intelligence and robotics, with the opening of Australia's first robotic rehabilitation gym.

Total knee replacement: no benefit to inpatient rehab

Intensive inpatient rehabilitation after uncomplicated total knee replacement is no more effective than simple outpatient rehabilitation, Australian researchers have reported in the MJA.

World Physiotherapy Day highlights the role of physio in stroke recovery

September 8 marks World Physiotherapy Day which, this year, falls within National Stroke Week (September 4–10), highlighting the increasingly important role physiotherapy plays in stroke recovery. 

Post-stroke physiotherapy vital to recovery

The key message for Stroke Week 2017, which runs from 4 – 10 September, is know the four signs of stroke and act FAST*.

APA recognises contribution of its members on World Physiotherapy Day

Friday, 8 September marks World Physiotherapy Day, which highlights the contribution of physios around the globe to the health and wellbeing of people across all life stages.

APA members nominated for prestigious HESTA Primary Health Care Awards

The APA is proud to announce that a number of its members have been nominated as national finalists for the 2017 HESTA awards, which recognise the country’s most outstanding healthcare professionals across the categories of Individual Distinction, Team Excellence and Young Leader.

Patients win as Transforming Health transfer overhauled

The improved budget and design of facilities for general rehabilitation patients under Transforming Health has been welcomed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), who say that physiotherapists’ expertise is finally being listened to. 

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