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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

Federal funding for physiotherapy assessment for pregnant and post-partum women will improve lives, increase productivity and save money

To mark the start of Women’s Health Week the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is reiterating its call for Medicare subsidies for physiotherapy assessment and management for all Au

  • Sep 07 2020

Supplementary Submission to the Federal Treasurer for Federal Budget 2020-2021

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association 

August 2020

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

Football breast injuries taking a toll but available protection is often unsuitable

Gabby Frost was told to be "careful of your boobs" while playing Aussie Rules football, but a lack of education and appropriate chest protection is leading to a growing, yet still taboo, injury pro

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

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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