Discover more about prostate cancer and physiotherapy
Physiotherapy plays a vital role in the maintenance and prevention of men’s health. A physiotherapist can also be of great assistance in preparing for and recovering from major surgical procedures, such as prostate cancer surgery.
Find out more about male-specific health tips, preventive measures and how a dedicated exercise program can assist in improving your wellbeing.
The APA and men's health
The Senior online - Hey fellas, work that pelvic floor
Busselton Mail online - Dunsborough icecream maker puts focus on men's health
Freemantle Gazette online - Physiotherapy aids recovery
APA podcast channel
Professor Paul Hodges chats with Shan Morrison and Patricia Neumann, both specialist continence and women’s health physiotherapists as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists, about growing our understanding of the male pelvic floor, an area of research that remains 10 years behind it’s female counterpart.
The APA has developed a brochure in collaboration with Shan Morrison and Patricia Neumann which demonstrates the important role of physiotherapy before and after prostate cancer surgery. Download the brochure.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA)
PCFA is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families, recognising the diversity of the Australian community. The PCFA website provides information and facilitates support groups for men and women affected by prostate cancer.
1800 220 099
National Continence Helpline
The Helpline is a free service managed by the Continence Foundation of Australia and staffed by continence nurse advisors who provide advice, resources and information about local continence services.
1800 33 00 66