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Members make a huge turn-out for Older People’s Day

News item - Posted on 04/10/2016

4 October 2016 Hundreds of CSP members have promoted the role of physiotherapy in keeping older people healthy and independent, by ...

3 minutes with Hannah Young

Frontline article - Posted on 30/09/2016

For the next three and a half years, Hannah Young will be working on a part-time basis on a National Institute for Health Research fellowship. ...

Physio findings: Cochrane sifts evidence for acupuncture

Frontline article - Posted on 16/09/2016

In our regular round-up on research Janet Wright looks at how Cochrane sifts evidence for acupuncture and how virtual reality keeps older people on their feet. ...

Community falls service produces ‘significant’ improvements in patients

News item - Posted on 16/08/2016

16 August 2016 Physiotherapist Judith Cohen has said that clinical outcome measures showed her west London falls service had ...

CSP invites members’ comments on NICE falls and community engagement consultations

News item - Posted on 29/07/2016

29 July 2016 Physiotherapists should be asking older people about falls whenever they have routine reviews or health checks, as well ...

Falls screening and assessment tools used in acute mental health settings: a review of policies in England and Wales

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objectives There is an urgent need to improve the care of older people at risk of falls or who experience falls in mental health settings. The aims of this study were to evaluate the individual falls ...

Musculoskeletal pain characteristics associated with lower balance confidence in community-dwelling older adults

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objective To determine whether musculoskeletal pain (pain severity and number of chronic pain sites; single or multisite) is associated with balance confidence over and above previously established risk ...

Physio findings: knee exercises, latest articles from Physiotherapy journal

Frontline article - Posted on 29/02/2016

In our regular round-up on research Janet Wright looks at how knee exercises build elders’ confidence. Physiotherapy journal editor Michele Harms highlights the latest articles. ...

Falls assessments are a ‘must’ for care home residents, says Royal Pharmaceutical Society

News item - Posted on 23/02/2016

23 February 2016 Care home residents must have regular falls assessments, says a report from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. ...

Physio findings: vitamin D increases risk of falling, programme to ease children's pain

Frontline article - Posted on 18/01/2016

In our regular round-up of research Janet Wright looks at research around high-dosage of vitamin D and the increased risk of falling; a programme to ease children's pain and a technique aimed at stretching ...

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