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World Physiotherapy Day

Friday, 5 September 2014, 3:46 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

There is much more to physiotherapy than you may know, so for World Physiotherapy Day (8 September), physiotherapists are making New Zealander’s aware of the diversity of physiotherapy. Physiotherapists are well known for treating injuries, but it is ... More >>

Concussion in sport: debunking the myths

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:50 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Physiotherapy New Zealand says that despite a high media profile there are still misconceptions around concussion in sport. More >>

July 2014 NZ Journal of Physiotherapy out now

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:03 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE 24 July, 2014 New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy out now The following are summaries of items appearing in the July 2014 issue of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, the official Journal of Physiotherapy New Zealand. The Journal ... More >>

The team behind the athletes

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 1:43 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

The team behind the athletes As the world's attention turns to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games, there will be a very important team working away quietly behind the scenes. The New Zealand health team, which includes 11 physiotherapists, will be busy making ... More >>

Football fans – how to stay injury free

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:34 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Football fever is sweeping New Zealand and physiotherapists have some advice for fans who want to take up the sport and avoid injuries. More >>

Does your bladder have you on a leash?

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 1:32 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Take back control of your bladder is the message from physiotherapists ahead of World Continence Awareness Week (23 - 29 June). More >>

New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy out now

Friday, 21 March 2014, 10:49 am | Physiotherapy New Zealand

The New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy is the official journal of Physiotherapy New Zealand. The Journal invites authors to contribute articles relevant to any aspect of the theory and practice of physiotherapy. More >>

Professional development app for physios launched

Friday, 28 February 2014, 1:15 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Physiotherapy New Zealand today announced the launch of a new smartphone app for physiotherapists wanting to track their professional development with the push of a button. More >>

Professional development app for physios launched

Friday, 28 February 2014, 1:15 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Physiotherapy New Zealand today announced the launch of a new smartphone app for physiotherapists wanting to track their professional development with the push of a button. More >>

Latest New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy out now

Monday, 25 November 2013, 2:14 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Following are selected summaries from some items appearing in the November 2013 edition of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy. The journal is open access and available on www.physiotherapy.org.nz/journal. More >>

New survey reveals back pain often preventable

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 3:44 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

A nationwide survey by Physiotherapy New Zealand has revealed that slouching and lifting heavy objects are often to blame for back pain. More than 90% of those surveyed had experienced some type of back pain and they cited heavy lifting (35%) and poor ... More >>

Physio leaders in DHBs hot on quality

Monday, 4 November 2013, 9:59 am | Physiotherapy New Zealand

Physio leaders from DHBs around New Zealand are examining how physiotherapy initiatives contribute to quality health care in DHBs, at their “Hot on Quality” conference in Rotorua on 6-8 November. More >>

World Physiotherapy Day: Movement for Life

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:17 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

For World Physiotherapy Day (8 September), physiotherapists are reminding New Zealanders that the single most important thing we can do for our health is to be active. More >>

UK physiotherapists gain prescribing powers

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 10:30 am | Physiotherapy New Zealand

UK physiotherapists gain prescribing powers 21 August, 2013 Physiotherapy New Zealand is welcoming a world-first decision by the UK Department of Health to give physiotherapists limited prescribing rights. Suitably trained physios in the UK will now be able to ... More >>

Latest New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy out today

Friday, 19 July 2013, 3:12 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

As we mourn the loss of a local physiotherapist who contributed immensely to establish physiotherapy as a respected and valued profession in New Zealand, so too does the world mourn the loss of an 'influential giant' who changed the careers of many health ... More >>

Pelvic floor unknown and neglected - survey

Monday, 24 June 2013, 2:52 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

A nationwide survey by Physiotherapy New Zealand reveals New Zealanders are risking future health problems by neglecting their pelvic floor. More >>

Physios mourn passing of legend

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 4:55 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

The physiotherapy profession is mourning the loss of one of its legends after Robin McKenzie passed away yesterday. More >>

March 2013 NZ Journal of Physiotherapy out today

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 3:23 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

The following are summaries of items appearing in the March 2013 issue of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy. This is a special centenary issue celebrating 100 years of physiotherapy in New Zealand. At the same time Physiotherapy New Zealand ... More >>

100 years of physiotherapy in New Zealand

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 12:09 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

This year marks 100 years of physiotherapy in New Zealand. In 1913 the doors opened on the first School of Massage in Dunedin, paving the way for the beginning of the physiotherapy profession in New Zealand. Today there are over 4,000 practising physiotherapists ... More >>

Exercise Improves Quality Of Life For Cancer Survivors

Friday, 5 October 2012, 3:05 pm | Physiotherapy New Zealand

A review published by international research organisation the Cochrane Collaboration, shows exercise programmes can improve cancer survivors’ quality of life.(1) The review looked at the effect of exercise on the areas that make up quality of life ... More >>

 

 

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