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Musculoskeletal conditions: urgent need for shift from treatment to prevention

News item - Posted on 25/07/2014

25 July 2014 Arthritis Research UK is calling for clinicians to change their approach from tackling musculoskeletal (MSK) disease to ...

APCP Musculoskeletal Group Survey

News item - Posted on 11/07/2014

11 July 2014 The APCP Muscuolskeletal Group focuses on work with babies, children and young people with orthopaedic, musculoskeletal ...

Physio chosen to lead musculoskeletal clinical research in north east and northern Cumbria

News item - Posted on 26/06/2014

26 June 2014 A physiotherapist from North Yorkshire is to head local research into musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases, on behalf of the ...

Physio-led research receives £1.9 million award to develop stratified treatment model for MSK patients

News item - Posted on 13/06/2014

13 June 2014 A physiotherapy-led research team has received a grant of nearly £2m to develop a patient-centred model of care for ...

Welsh health board to pilot group treatment for low back pain

News item - Posted on 29/04/2014

29 April 2014 A physio team in Wales has been awarded more than £70,000 to pioneer the treatment of patients with low back pain in ...

Kent MSK service claims 13 week cut in waiting times

News item - Posted on 13/03/2014

13 March 2014 Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) says a move to a new, purpose-built premises has helped to cut waiting times for ...

Review finds physio-led community service in Lancashire saves nearly £250,000 a year and outperforms best practice benchmarks

News item - Posted on 21/02/2014

21 February 2014 A physiotherapy-led community service in Lancashire could be expanded after an independent review found it was saving ...

Physiotherapy self-referral pilot to launch in Northern Ireland

News item - Posted on 17/01/2014

17 January 2014 The first physiotherapy musculoskeletal (MSK) self-referral pilot in Northern Ireland has been announced, marking a ...

Lives worth living: exercise for long-term conditions

Frontline article - Posted on 23/12/2013

Physios are urged to engage people with long-term conditions in therapeutic exercise programmes. Ian A McMillan reports from a lecture in London. ...

Musculoskeletal disorders are the greatest cause of disability in Europe, new study finds

News item - Posted on 09/12/2013

9 December 2013 Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are the greatest cause of disability among Europeans, according to new data from a ...