Physiotherapy and Prostatectomy

By |2020-11-02T23:09:24+11:00November 27th, 2017|Education, Exercise|

Physiotherapy for Urinary Incontinence following surgical prostate gland removal. Evidence shows that physiotherapy-guided pelvic floor retraining and exercise helps men regain continence significantly faster and more effectively than men not receiving treatment. Urinary incontinence, or bladder weakness or leakage, is an unfortunate but very common result for men who undergo surgical removal of their prostate [...]

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New GPs guideline recommends physio over opioids

By |2020-11-02T23:09:24+11:00November 1st, 2017|Education|

A new guideline released by the RACGP today addresses the growing community concern over opioid misuse and addiction. A key recommendation is that GPs refer patients to physios early for acute musculoskeletal pain. Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice – part C recognises that drugs of dependence (ie opioids) have important therapeutic uses, but [...]

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