Useful websites / resources & rehab video’s for patients
Adam Dalgleish – Auckland Based Orthopaedic Surgeon has some educational multimedia clips on knees & shoulders.
Arthritis NZ – has plenty of good practical information relating to all forms of Arthritis.
Asthma Foundation of NZ - excellent resource for people with breathing difficulties.
Back Pain Management Tips – CIRPD – Canadian Institute for the relief of pain & disability – great tips for back pain prevention, management & rehabilitation
Everybody NZ - great site with fantastic array of health information pertinent to NZ’ers.
Everybody Walk – online educational campaign (american) with fantastic resources, help, reasons & explanations about the benefits of walking
Grey Power – a wealth of information (& very important advocate) on all on Aged Care matters in NZ
Healthtalkonline – award winning UK based health website of patient experiences led by experts at Oxford University.
Hip Replacement & Recovery – UK based “the hip fairy” patient perspective & experiences specifically about hip replacements.
Rehabilitation & Exercise Sites
Accident Compensation Corporation – Our own “comprehensive no fault personal injury cover” corporation has some great basic resources / information for injury, treatment, rehabilitation & return to sport or normal activities. It covers RICED, concussion, shoulders, hamstrings, knees & ankles along with many other helpful resources.
PhysiotherapyExercises.Com – great site for the disability sector (& its free). It is specifically for creating handouts / exercises for people with spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions
Sports Care – Auckland’s own Dr Benjamin (Dale) Speedy’s website has an extensive range of rehabilitation exercise clips (listed under ’rehabilitation’).
Thera Band Academy – need to join up (its free) but they have great range of rehab exercises.
ExRx.net – Iconic exercise site with all sorts of great advice and links.
Sports Medicine Sites
Summit Medical Group – is a USA medical group which has what they call “Live Well Library”. It has basically has 9 searchable “libraries”. We have included the direct link to the Sports Medicine section here
Clinical Sports Medicine – The Bible (really good if you have a health profession background).
3M Australia – Great little site / page showing basic injury information & strapping techniques.
Occupational Health Sites
HabitAtWork - ACC’s guide to healthy bodies in the work place.
Calvin College Health and Safety Ergonomics – Simple easy to understand documents on back care, workstation set up etc.