Concussion is mentioned in daily news cycles, athletes are being medically retired on the basis of repeated concussions and community sport has adopted strict return-to-play protocols.
So why all the fanfare now about a condition that has been around for as long as blokes have had testosterone and the desire to strike each other’s heads? The simple answer is: medicine.
Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association
As the world observes the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is implementing an improved disability support package for its members, to continue its ongoing commitment to inclusion for people living with disability.
Alongside its advocacy work to promote access to physiotherapy services in the health care system, the APA has launched two free online courses for physiotherapists, and other allied health professionals, to build confidence in disability management.*
The Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) ‘With Your Physio’ campaign is designed to inform the more than 11 million Australians who live with chronic health conditions on a daily basis, the important role physiotherapy can play in improving and managing their health journey.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on Australian women and men living with incontinence to seek out physiotherapy as part of their treatment, ahead of World Continence Week.
Incontinence affects 1 in 4 Australians. The APA’s latest campaign #WithYourPhysio targets the more than 11 million Australians living with chronic health conditions, highlighting the importance of adding physiotherapy to their recovery team of professionals to ensure the condition is managed appropriately.
A landmark report released by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) provides irrefutable evidence of the cost effectiveness and enhanced quality of life delivered by physiotherapy interventions.
The Value of Physiotherapy report launched today by Olympic athlete Jessica Trengove, delivers a comprehensive, independent analysis undertaken by the NOUS Group that demonstrates the economic benefits that physiotherapy provides to patients and the Australian healthcare system.