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EPP fails to make big impact on hospital admissions
UK researchers have raised doubts over a flagship self-management programme for chronic diseases, questioning its overall impact on health and abil
The search is on for the chartered physiotherapist of the year.
Improving the lives of COPD patients
Physiotherapists and nurses have expanded a community rehabilitation scheme after its success in helping people to cope with a debilitating illness
First CSP lottery winner announced
A physiotherapist who won £2,000 in the inaugural CSP lottery draw hopes to use the money to visit her son in Australia.
We continue coverage of the 15th congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, which took place in Vancouver, Canada, between 2 and 6
RCTs not without drawbacks and challenges
Large, randomised controlled trials - the current trend in physiotherapy research - often show little to no difference between physiotherapy approa
Plugging a gap
New help is at hand for physiotherapists who are treating pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain.
Members urged to contact MPs about pay
The CSP has stepped up campaigning for a fair pay award for NHS physiotherapists, with an appeal to MPs.
Three great prizes up for grabs
The CSP is conducting a major survey to gain a greater understanding of its members so it can communicate more effectively with them in the future.
Don't go it alone on self referral
Giving patients direct access to physiotherapy has not resulted in any noticeable rise in the demand for services, a pilot project in England has s
Physical therapists told to support disability movements
Judith Heumann, an internationally recognised leader in the disability community, told the congress that physiotherapists should focus less on curi
Challenge of treating HIV/AIDS patients
Differences in physiotherapy training, work environment and role in HIV/AIDS management around the world were highlighted during a panel discussion
More research is needed into clinical guidelines
The development of clinical guidelines can benefit practitioners and patients, a workshop heard.