Vertigo and Dizziness

By Carina Salvemini What is in a name? What is in a name, or in this instance, what is in a word? Rather a lot when that word is ‘Vertigo’. The word itself carries all sorts of meanings, but, assuming for a moment that we are all talking about the same vertigo (that which is…

A Simple Colles Fracture

Falls are well researched and well documented. We know alot of information about the “why” people fall and the consequences of a fall. 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 experience a fall in a 12 month period (Lord et al 2009). 50% of falls in community dwelling elderly occur in the home…

Where is the Physiotherapy Workforce?

Physiotherapy recruitment is difficult.  Public hospitals advertise to recruit to one position and they receive 50 applicants.  We have been searching for 4 months for a perfect fit.  If I could guarantee staff members then this business would be flying, but the reality is that we don’t have an attractive community care system for our…

Employment with us @ RHFA

Well we are doing it again!!  We need to find our 10th Physiotherapist to join our team Add our Directors Peter Locke (and Me of course) and that makes 12 Physios, 2 OT’s, 2 administration and our super PT student!!

Marketing and Physiotherapy

Well I definitely graduated from University a Physiotherapist.  Nothing else.  And definitely not a business owner or runner.  But I don’t think we are doing a terrible job.  I mean all the self help skills along the way and Google searches have been fantastic… I mean what did we do before Google, email or internet search…