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Men’s bedroom issues may be a worrying prelude to more serious health issues down the line, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has warned Australian men in the lead up to Men’s Health Week, June 10 – 16.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) supports Palliative Care Australia’s call for a more accessible multidisciplinary team approach to caring for people with life limiting or terminal illnesses, so they can live as fully and comfortably as possible with care that matches the needs and preferences of individuals and their families
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.
Is the room suddenly spinning and you don’t know why? And no, it’s not thanks to that big night on the weekend or boot camp this morning. Chances are it’s vertigo – a feeling that either you or the environment around you is moving. It’s a specific type of dizziness that can wreak havoc on your everyday life and make standing up feel like the earth is spinning out of control.
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.