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Wheels turning for physio-led campaign to tackle chronic pain

Supported by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), the 700 kilometre cycle around Tasmania will be completed by a group of 25 health professionals whose work spans physiotherapy, psychology and medicine – all of whom have unique insights into treating and supporting patients suffering chronic pain.

South Australians seek commitment to world-class physiotherapy and allied health services for improved patient outcomes

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on major political parties ahead of this month’s state election to commit to world class rehab hospital facilities for patients recovering from surgery and stroke.

Tasmanians seek commitment to world-class physiotherapy services for improved patient outcomes

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has outlined its key priorities for a more robust, better functioning health system to the major parties ahead of the state election on March 3.

Rebates for digital physiotherapy must be introduced in line with Medicare changes for digital psychology consults for rural Australians

The federal government’s announcement of a Medicare rebate for people living in rural and remote areas to access psychological services via telehealth, i.e digitally enabled means, must also be replicated for physiotherapy consultations.

Rural patients miss out in new healthcare training fund

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling for the Federal Government to extend its Integrated Rural Training Pipeline for Medicine to the physiotherapy workforce to strengthen rural healthcare.

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