Rehab

The GP may be the most important person in the RTW process

We as a nation and as RTW professionals, have the potential to be leading the powerful trend supporting General Practitioners in taking the initiative to get patients back to work.  Ten years ago The Royal Australasian College of Physicians first released the Australian and New Zealand Consensus Statement on the Health Benefits of Work. Then …

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🤔 Exercise Physiology or Physiotherapy?

First published April 7 2020 What’s the difference and when you should choose an EP  Rehab processes, especially in the world of Occupational Rehabilitation, almost always involve a multidisciplinary team. Physios, Exercise Physiologists, Vocational Consultants, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists (just to name a few!). Most of these disciplines are very clear in their delineation and …

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5 Reasons You Should Keep Up With Your Rehab During the Holidays

Do you have an injury or illness? Or are you looking after clients that do? The Christmas / New Year period is a busy time. But whether you’re busy relaxing or busy organising catch-ups with friends and family (especially now that the borders are open!), it’s important to remember that injuries and illnesses don’t take …

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6 Reasons “Exercising” for Chronic Pain is non-negotiable

Did you know that in Australia, 1 in 5 people have persistent pain? Chronic Pain, preferably referred to as Persistent Pain, is the experience of pain for longer than 3 months. The experience and the management is complex. Complex because sometimes the cause isn’t uniquely obvious, for example, Fibromyalgia. Usually, whatever the proposed cause, there …

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