APA Physios in the media

APA Physiotherapists are highly sought-after experts in their field. Below are media clips featuring commentary from our members.


Physio-lead exercise integral to cancer treatment, says COSA Position Statement

HealthTimes –2 December 2017


When fitness, healthcare and technology collide

Women’s Health –30 November 2017

Health and medical organisations back national push for youth justice reform

Croakey –21 November 2017

Pelvic floor exercises

Hobart Observer –15 November 2017

Study shows professional development belongs in the clinic

Health Times –10 November 2017

New program aims to change attitudes and improve health for young people with disability

Health Times –10 November 2017

The importance of barista wrist assessment

BeanScene Magazine –November 2017


Robotic rehabilitation comes to Australia

Health Times –Monday 9 October 2017


Total knee replacement: no benefit to inpatient rehab

MJA InSight –Monday 18 September 2017

Yes, you can get injured doing yoga — here’s how to avoid it

Couch –Tuesday 5 September 2017

World Physiotherapy Day highlights the role of physio in stroke recovery

HealthTimes –Monday 4 September 2017

Physiotherapy integral to postnatal recovery

HealthTimes –Monday 4 September 2017


Physiotherapists bid for prescribing rights

The Limbic –Thursday 31 August 2017

Act ‘FAST’ for stroke week

Mandurah Mail –Tuesday 29 August 2017

Tradies Health Month Interview with Karen Fitt

Alpine Radio –Wednesday 16 August 2017


Knowledge a source of power for patients

The Sydney Morning Herald– Wednesday 16 August 2017

Home Hazards: The hidden dangers lurking in your home

Today Show –Monday 7 August 2017

Tradies turn to physios to stay in form

North West Telegrah –Wednesday 2 August 2017

Albury Tradies Health Night planned during Tradies National Health Month in August

The Border Mail –Tuesday 1 August 2017

Guidelines to cut through tradies’ injury rate

The Herald Sun –Tuesday 1 August 2017


Tradies urged to get help

The Herald Sun –Saturday 29 July 2017

Tradies most injured

Gold Coast Bulletin –Saturday 29 July 2017

Tradie call to work on health care

Sunday Mail –Saturday 29 July 2017

Tradie told don't be tools

Daily Tele –Saturday 29 July 2017

Starting to workout safely

The West Australian –19 July 2017

Nothing hush hush as Gympie women stride ahead

Caboolture News –15 July 2017

Tradies National Health Month

Electrical Connection Industry News –13 July 2017

Physiotherapists embrace telehealth app to connect with patients

Health Times –11 July 2017

How to future proof your knees

The Sydney Morning Herald –9 July 2017

Also appeared in:

The Juice Daily –10 July 2017

Over Sixty –10 July 2017

Physios call on minister to improve services to residents

Australian Ageing Agenda –5 July 2017


Staying strong health message

Michael Reynold APAM, Member of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Committee

Brisbane Indigenous Media Association



Shan Morrison talks about incontinence as part of World Continence Week

Specialist Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

(as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2011)

The Morning Show –19 June 2017

Aches and Pains?

Dianne Wilson, APAM, Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Pain Group

Health-IQ – June 2017

Physiotherapy’s crucial role in treating knee osteoarthritis

HealthTimes – 6 June 2017


Health Professional Radio Interview with APA President Phil Calvert on ACFI.

HPR – 25 May 2017

6PR Perth radio interview with WA branch council member Tim Barnwell, APAM

Aged care funding: basic care vs. specialised physiotherapy

Rik Dawson, Titled Gerontological Physiotherapist, APAM

Mornings with Ali Clarke, ABC Adelaide (segment begins at 1:01 min) – 17 May 2017

Men’s and women’s pelvic health with Shan Morrison

Specialist Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

(as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2011)

Sundays with Libbi Gorr (segment begins at 8 min) – 14 May 2017

Mobile phones are changing our skeleton and turning us into hunchbacks. 

Herald Sun – 05 May 2017


A footy trainer was trying to do her job. Now she’s become the punchline of a gross joke.

MamamiaOnline – 21 April 2017

Telerehabilitation boosts chronic heart failure patients

Health Times Online – 10 April 2017

Choosing wisely - increasing the value of physiotherapy

Health Times Online – 05 April 2017

Hand in hand

Good Practice Issue Print – 04 April 2017

What causes “Frozen shoulder”

Talking lifestyle Online – 02 April 2017


Fit for Work - PHW Director David Hall's interview about a culture of movement in office workplaces

Nine News TV – 28 March 2017


Effective online physiotherapy treatment prompts calls for Medicare change

Health Times Online – 03 March 2017


What physiotherapists really think about F45?

Ninemsn Coach Online – 13 February 2017

The differences between osteopaths, physiotherapists and chiropractors

Beauty Heaven Online – 13 February 2017

Stop the car: an expert says kids should be carrying those heavy backpacks to school.

Mamamia Online – 09 February 2017

Choosing a backpack

Port Lincoln Times Print and online – 06 February 2017

Thinking of sitting on an exercise ball at work? Here's why you shouldn't

Ninemsn Coach Online – 07 February 2017

Make the right choice

Border Mail Print – 06 February 2017

Thinking of sitting on an exercise ball at work? Here's why you shouldn't

MSN Australia Online – 03 February 2017

How to stop your office job ruining your body

Ninemsn Coach Online – 02 February 2017

Tips for good quality bags

Moree Champion Print and online – 02 February 2017

Choosing a backpack

Northern News (Rouse Hill) Print – 02 February 2017

Choosing a backpack

Great Lakes Advocate Print – 02 February 2017

Concerns over heavy school bags

Hamilton Spectator Print – 01 February 2017


How to stop your office job from ruining your body

Ninemsn Coach Online – 23 January 2017

Buy best backpack

Port Pirie Recorder Online – 19 January 2017

Physiotherapist sets sight on world leading amputee care

Health Times Online – 16 January 2017

Science of the sauna: why sweating it up might be more beneficial than you think

Ninemsn Coach Online – 10 January 2017


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