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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A recent Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport paper co-authored by Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) members Associate Professor Ilana Ackerman and Dr Joanne Kemp has shown that sports-related knee injuries more than doubled the likelihood of knee replacement surgeries up to 15 years later.
Did you know that the average child spends 1500 hours in their school shoes? That's what the Australian Physiotherapy Association says, and it means parents need to think carefully about the shoes they choose for their kids as they do their back-to-school shopping.
Physiotherapists are being urged to focus on their unique role in helping to close the aboriginal health gap, following the launch of the Australian Physiotherapists Association Reconciliation Action Plan late last year.
When I was pregnant with my first child I experienced pelvic girdle pain, which resulted in severe pain in my sacro iliac joints and my pubic bones at the front. Luckily for me my obstetrician worked closely with a physiotherapist who specialised in women’s health and prenatal care.
Tossing and turning on a bad mattress night after night is never an ideal way to get through life. A new mattress can be life-changing, particularly if you suffer from back pain, however it can be a minefield when trying to decide between the options out there.