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The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is a proud sponsor of the Stroke Foundation Awards, which recognises and commends the many people who work tirelessly to improve the lives of those affected by stroke, including carers, volunteers, health professionals and researchers. The awards took place in Melbourne this morning.
Children and adolescents who carry backpacks aren’t at higher risk of developing back pain, according to a study published today in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). Researchers found no evidence to suggest a link between carrying a heavy backpack and back pain in these age groups.
It’s probably the most expensive item of furniture you own. Your evenings are spent in nestled in its arms. Maybe you eat dinner there. Maybe you even sleep there. It feels like your best friend. But your sofa may be sabotaging your health.