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Physios warn players that gradual return to sport is critical to avoid injury

Physios warn players that gradual return to sport is critical to avoid injury

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling for clubs and players to be aware of the increased risk of sports injuries after the long COVID-19 lay off and as Victorians return to a form of normality.

While many Victorians have been walking, running and cycling to maintain their fitness during quarantine, physiotherapists are warning this doesn’t mean they’re ready to go straight back into local footy, netball or cricket.

The APA joins Climate and Health Alliance in pursuit of better health for future generations

The APA joins Climate and Health Alliance in pursuit of better health for future generations

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has joined the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA), in pursuit of sustainable healthcare for future generations of physiotherapists and patients.

APA National President Scott Willis said that the APA supports CAHA’s vision and looks forward to working with others in the health sector to achieve climate action and sustainable healthcare.

Physiotherapy’s role in mental health care recognised by Select Committee

Physiotherapy’s role in mental health care recognised by Select Committee

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention’s final report that recognises “the full spectrum of allied health professionals, including physiotherapists … and their contribution to the mental health workforce.”

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We’re physiotherapists and we’re here to help

Physiotherapists are ready, willing and able to help relieve pressure on general practice by reducing the burden of care created by conditions readily treated by physiotherapy.