Better outcomes through increased access to physiotherapy
June 11, 2020
This report considers the opportunity of greater use of physiotherapy to contribute to better health and economic outcomes for those with low pain back pain, stroke, and osteoarthritis. These three conditions were selected as leading examples of the potential that physiotherapy could address if the funding and health sector support was put in place. Each of these conditions ranks in the top 10 non-communicable causes of health quality loss in New Zealand.