The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The APA is a national organisation with non-autonomous state and territory branches and specialty subgroups.
Sports Medicine Australia is a national multidisciplinary organisation committed to enhancing the health of all Australians through safe participation in sport and physical activity. Sports Medicine Australia achieves this through the provision of expert information, advice and leadership on a diverse range of sports medicine and related issues.
Rheumatologists are specialist physicians with particular expertise in the diagnosis and holistic management of diseases that affect joints, muscles, and bones. They treat all forms of arthritis, autoimmune connective tissue disease, spinal and soft tissue disorders and certain metabolic bone disorders, such as osteoporosis and chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes.
Homecare Equipment Services has been serving the people of South Australia since early 2000. Homecare Equipment was established to help people maintain their independence at home: from shower chairs to walking frames. Homecare Equipment provides practical equipment solutions and assistance to people of all ages: those recovering from orthopaedic surgery; sports and general injuries; and car accidents... as well as those dealing with the challenges of arthritis, bariatric circumstances, vascular conditions, illness and the aging process. Contact Homecare for hire, sales, advice, service, home set up and delivery.
Nearly one in five Australians - that's 3.85 million people - has arthritis. Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation, and is the peak arthritis body in Australia. It is supported by affiliate offices in every state and territory.
Osteoporosis is a common disease which affects 1.2 million Australians and a further 6.3 million people have low bone density. There are many positive steps people can undertake to improve their bone health generally and when osteoporosis is diagnosed there are treatments available to address bone loss.
This website provides valuable information about maintaining better bone health and managing osteoporosis which is easy to access and download.