Cream of Tonga’s rugby players see Devon-based physio
It’s a long way from Tonga to north Devon – more than 10,000 miles, in fact – but Tongan players competing in the forthcoming Rugby World Cup will be under the care of a physio whose practice is in Barnstaple.
Physiotherapy pioneer shoots from the hip on joint repositioning
A New Zealand-based physiotherapist who gave his name to an influential manual handling approach is set to make a rare visit the UK.
Physios cross the globe for youth games
Four physios will travel almost 10,000 miles to work with some of the UK’s brightest young athletes at next month’s Commonwealth Youth Games.
North Wales physio service saves nearly 700 GP appointments
Advanced musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy practitioners at four primary practices in north west Wales have saved nearly 700 GP appointments over three months.
Children’s hospital holds special ‘Olympics’ for children with rare bone disease
Children with a rare bone disease took part in their very own Olympics this month.
Physiotherapy Works menu of topics for regional events - 2015/16
Following the successful Physiotherapy Works locally events we are offering a menu of events for Regional Networks to run as they wish. They are:Using population data to make the case e.g. the falls modelWorkforce issues and the new Workfoce Data ModelPrimary care - increasing physiotherapy rolesChronic obstructive pulmonary disease models.
Physio improves patients’ wellbeing with evidence-based makeover
A physiotherapist in Dorset has used a refurbishment project to improve the health and wellbeing of patients attending an outpatients department.
Physios team up with OTs to run summer camp for hemiplegic children
Physiotherapists in west London are collaborating with occupational therapists to provide a ‘summer camp’ of exercise classes for children with hemiplegia and diplegia.
Standards body calls for overhaul of professional regulation
Health and social care regulators in the UK are outdated and should be redesigned so they support people to improve standards and services, according to a highly critical report.
Physio leads four-woman crew in Pacific rowing challenge
Lead paralympic physio Laura Penhaul is in the middle of a gruelling six-month voyage from America to Australia.