Career development

Asking for a pay rise can be scary! It’s confronting to ask your boss for more coin. But it’s the way you present it that makes all the difference. And if you’d like to grow your Physio salary, it’s well worth the effort. Firstly you need to understand where your revenue ends up. Of the …

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Your clinical reasoning is only as good as the info you feed it! Getting a clear answer from a patient can be a challenge at times. You can get vague answers, terminology issues and non-communicators (eg. Every 16 year old male). Classic replies include Non-commital grey answers: “Kinda”, “sort of”, “not really“ Terminology differences: “there’s …

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Newly-graduated Physiotherapist often wonder how they can advance their skills. Are APA physiotherapy courses the best way to go? Should I do one of the APA physiotherapy courses? Should I sign up for online webinars and presentations? Or should I just put my head down and focus on getting some experience? Obviously the goal is …

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Non-verbal cues are missed at your peril… It leads to one of the most common questions we get from new grads: “My patient didn’t return, what can I fix with my clinical approach?“ A no-show can leave a new Physio feeling demoralised, questioning their ability. But the truth is usually not as bad as you feared. Don’t …

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For new Physios, thinking “what’s reasonable for a Physiotherapist salary?” seems to be common. Asking about it, however, seems far less common. It’s obviously a sensitive subject. You can’t just ask someone how much they earn. But if you don’t know about anyone’s physiotherapist salary, how do you know what you can ask for? We’ll …

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