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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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Changing the playing field - the growing role of a Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

From professional athletes in world famous teams, through to a 10 year-old who sprained her ankle playing netball, or an 80 year old with a sore back from bowls, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapists are dedicated to helping injured athletes return to their chosen activity.

Orkambi® PBS listing provides quality of life to CF patients

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the announcement this week by federal Health Minister Greg Hunt that the cystic fibrosis (CF) drug Orkambi® will be added to the PBS effective October 1 2018. Access is available to families immediately as a result of a compassionate request from the government to drug manufacturer Vertex.

Stroke survivors lacking physical activity at risk

Stroke sufferers who are failing to meet basic rehabilitation needs are at risk of a secondary stroke.

This year World Physiotherapy Day – Saturday 8 September – focuses on the role physiotherapists play in supporting people with a range of mental health conditions

Worldwide, one in four people will experience a mental health condition at some point in their lives; one in six will have experienced a mental health condition in the past week alone. That physical activity is good for us is well known – it supports a healthy cardiovascular system, strengthens joints and bones and keeps weight in check. The relationship between physical activity and improved mental health outcomes in those suffering mental health conditions, however, is less well known.

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