Ex Phys & RTW

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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🤔 Can you guess some of the surprising conditions we see?

Everyone knows that you send a claimant with a musculoskeletal injury to an Exercise Physiologist when they’re ready for a focused work and life conditioning program. So as you can imagine a large proportion of our work is with musculoskeletal injuries: rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, whiplash, carpel tunnel, lower back strains, disc bulges, ACL …

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