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New program aims to change attitudes and improve health for young people with disability

A ground-breaking new program aims to change attitudes towards disability, while improving the physical and mental health of young people with disabilities through exercise. 

The importance of barista wrist assessment

Each week, baristas spend hours on their feet—grinding, tamping and serving coffee. Most are exposed to awkward hand movements and must exert excessive force through their wrists, forearms, elbows and back.

New GPs guideline recommends physio over opioids for acute musculoskeletal pain

A new guideline released by the RACGP today addresses the growing community concern over opioid misuse and addiction. A key recommendation is that GPs refer patients to physios early for acute musculoskeletal pain.

Mentor facilitated physical activity program achieves more than just fitter bodies for youth with disability

Top international and national minds are gathering in Sydney this week for the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) MOMEMTUM 2017 scientific conference. One of these is La Trobe University’s Professor Nora Shields, who will present the results of an innovative study that has since transitioned into an ongoing physical activity program for young people with disability.


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