APA physiotherapists are highly sought-after experts in their field-providing commentary and advice on everything from musculoskeletal health, sports injuries and chronic pain to occupational health and safety, child growth and development, pelvic health and chronic disease.
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A practitioner is treating a patient's shoulder who is lying down on their side.

Quick access to quality treatment model to reduce health system burden

Patients are yearning for enhanced ownership of their own care, yet the current Australian healthcare system doesn’t allow for quick access to quality treatment, where and when the patient requires.

To assist in the optimisation of the patient pathway, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has tabled a Pre-Budget submission to the Federal Government ahead of the 2023-24 Budget in May.

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Urgent Care Clinics: It will take a team

Faster treatment, better outcomes and lower costs are required to meet Australia’s current and future health care needs. The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has today released a position statement detailing the necessary steps for lifting longstanding barriers to the reform of the healthcare system.
An older patient is lifting a small weight in the right hand with two clinicians correcting and monitoring their technique

Long COVID submission recommends multidisciplinary teams for better care

The APA recently made a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee, calling for long COVID to be recognised as a chronic medical condition with public funding to assist those requiring better access to ongoing care.
physiotherapist treats patient sitting on a fit ball there are crutches in the corner of the room

Physiotherapists identified as key lever to improving outdated healthcare system

A new report from the Grattan Institute outlines the potential of physiotherapists, and other allied health professionals, to improve Australia’s outdated primary care system and increase access to the care Australians need.