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The very first day that physiotherapist Jennifer Hewitt began working in an aged care facility she fell in love with the older population—and she has never looked back. However, frustration at the funding model for physiotherapy in the aged care setting led her to conduct some ground-breaking research.
An injury reducing football boot, a physio chatbot and a new orthosis for the rehabilitation of upper limb injuries are some of the novel ideas vying to take out the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)’s inaugural ‘Physio Pitchfest’ and $15,000 to support further development of their idea.