Wednesday, 13 September 2017 3:37pm
We joined scores of sister organisations on September 8, to mark World Physiotherapy Day.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 9:52am
Internationally renowned physiotherapist Dr Stanley Paris was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Otago on Saturday, 19 August , 2017.
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:53am
Internationally renowned physiotherapist Dr Stanley Paris will receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Otago this weekend.
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 3:54pm
Professor Leigh Hale, Dr Ram Mani, Dr Prasath Jayakaran, and Chris Higgs from the School of Physiotherapy have secured $1,181,772 funding for a Community Exercise Programme (CEP), for people living with type II diabetes based on an inter-professional coordinated, patient centred, whānau-supported package of care.
Friday, 26 May 2017 11:05am
Spiritual beliefs, cultural practices and the impacts of colonisation may make it harder for Māori to stick to the typical diet and exercise advice for reducing weight, a University of Otago PhD candidate has found.
Thursday, 27 April 2017 4:13pm
School of Physiotherapy (University of Otago), Porirua City Council, Rotatry Plimmerton, and Plimmerton Inner Wheel Club join hands to make parks in Porirua accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
Thursday, 6 April 2017 11:20am
Researchers at the School of Physiotherapy's Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research (CHARR) and the Dunedin School of Medicine (DSM) have been awarded an HRC Feasibility Grant for exploring the feasibility of a trial designed to assess effectiveness of tailored rehabilitation versus a standard exercise programme.
Friday, 10 March 2017 4:27pm
Professor David Baxter has been awarded a grant from Lottery Health Research to research chronic pain in older adults, which is internationally recognised as a prevalent and disabling condition. It has a serious impact on the quality of life of older adults, leading to depression, anxiety, sleep disruption, appetite disturbance and weight loss, cognitive impairment, and limitations in the performance of daily activities.