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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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Don’t shy away from the most debilitating impacts of menopause, APA tells Senate Inquiry

Investing in women's health is not just a matter of fairness—it is a critical driver of societal and economic wellbeing. Research has consistently shown that when women’s health needs are met, societies prosper. At this week’s Senate Inquiry into Issues Related to Perimenopause and Menopause, policymakers were asked not to shy away from addressing the most debilitating symptoms of menopause amidst growing public awareness of its impact on women’s lives.  

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Inquiry recommends physiotherapy for birth trauma injury

The APA and Australasian Birth Trauma Association (ABTA) applaud the NSW Select Committee on Birth Trauma report on its recommendation for physiotherapy to treat birth injuries. The report recognises the multifaceted impact of birth trauma and the critical importance of pelvic health physiotherapy for birthing parents in antenatal care.

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Unlocking the future of physiotherapy: APA's first Workforce Census

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has today released the comprehensive findings of its inaugural Workforce Census, unlocking key information that will inform meaningful reform across the gender pay gap, rural health disparities, and the broader skills shortage within the sector.

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Cultural safety and healthcare: the duo needed now more than ever

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) proudly supports National Reconciliation Week 2024, taking place from 27 May to 3 June. This year's theme, "Now More Than Ever," emphasises the importance of continued efforts towards justice and the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.