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  • 25 September 2015
    Following dramatic expansion of its service following the Nepal earthquake on 25th April 2015, Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre are set to co-host this years ASCoN conference. Taking place on 3rd-6th December the event covers a host of topics led by...
  • 31 July 2015
    The ADAPT award is designed to support members of ADAPT to go beyond their normal work or study in support of the organisation’s aim which is to:    “To support members and facilitate information exchange in order to contribute to the...
  • 31 July 2015
    Developing Physio (DP) are developing non-linguistic teaching modules for under-resourced communities who have no access to physio.  They have completed three educational modules (shoulder, lx spine and hip complaints) and another ten modules which...
  • 11 July 2015
    The issue of sending rehabilitation equipment overseas is a constant source of debate as ADAPT members and their associates are faced with the pros and cons of being involved in sourcing, sending , using, adapting and maintaining physiotherapy...
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  • 7 July 2015
    Laura Brown (left) said another first was a pilot to cast moulded wheelchairs for children 2015 Adapt Award Applications close on 31 July for a £1,000 bursary to raise awareness of the great physio work being done internationally and how the...
  • 1 June 2015
    Articles reviewed includes developing local resources in Community Based Rehabilitation Program, and Equality and Inclusion in Disater Risk Reduction. We would love to hear your discussion points on any of the articles.  Just drop us a comment on...
  • 1 June 2015
    Starting 1st June  2015, Physiopedia will be running a FREE 6 week course on Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation. Click the website link below for more information.
  • 12 May 2015
      Every 8 hours in the UK somebody is told they will never walk again after sustaining a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). It is condition that is prevalant around the whole world with the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal affecting thousands, many of...
  • 6 May 2015
    Highlights include qualititative studies looking at the influence of cultural beliefs on use of rehab services in rural South Africa, and barriers to early diagnosis, intervention and social integration of children with developmental disabilities in...
  • 1 May 2015
    A Handicap International physiotherapist assesses patients at the Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu © Handicap International Pete Skelton, a rehabilitation specialist for Handicap International, is part of a UK emergency medical team of 30 specialists who...
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