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A new educational topic on low back pain from NPS MedicineWise could reframe the role of imaging in diagnosing non-specific low back pain, providing practice tips on how to manage consumer beliefs and expectations.
A new study reveals that tradies are almost twice as likely to take care of their tools than their health despite having one of the highest injury rates of any occupation. The Empirica Research commissioned by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) was released on Wednesday to mark the launch of Tradies National Health Month.
New research suggests local tradies are more likely to take better care of their tools than their bodies. The findings have been released to coincide with Tradies National Health Month. The stats also show almost two-thirds (64 per cent) of Aussie tradies have been injured in their current job, with many failing to see a doctor.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging men to seek out evidence-based healthcare like physiotherapy to change the current poorer health status of males compared to females during Men’s Health Week.
Physiotherapists are calling on tradies to watch more than just their backs during Tradies National Health Month this August. It comes as Australia’s tradies continue to have among the poorest health and safety conditions of workers across all sectors.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has welcomed the Greens’ commitment to invest $2.8 billion to help Australians living with chronic conditions access physiotherapists and other allied health professionals.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) says state and federal governments must invest more in primary contact physiotherapists in emergency departments (ED) to improve patient flow and care on musculoskeletal injuries and reduce the burden of this disease.