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New guidelines released yesterday by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and co-authored by Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) member Professor Kim Bennell from the University of Melbourne confirm that exercise and weight management should be the first treatment options for Australians living with debilitating knee and/or hip osteoarthritis (OA).
Did you know Aussie tradies make up 30 per cent of the Australian workforce, yet they account for a staggering 58 per cent in serious claims for worker’s compensation, according to latest statistics from Safe Work Australia?
Stroke is the second highest cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. In the lead up to National Stroke Week commencing 3 September, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is highlighting the important role physiotherapists play in prescribing targeted exercise programs for stroke survivors to support neurological repair and regain functional movement.
New research presented at last month’s Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) conference, shows that exercise during cancer treatment can reduce the risk of a patient dying from the disease, with physiotherapy-led programs specifically recommended.
Technology has made fitness both affordable and accessible—whether you’re in outback Northern Territory or avoiding peak hour in Sydney, digital personal training sessions mean people can get their sweat on anywhere, anytime.
Health and medical groups are backing a push for federal, state and territory governments to prioritise youth justice reform nationally in the wake of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.