1 in 5 serious workplace injuries involve a tradie, which makes maintaining the health and wellbeing of our tradies a high priority. Tradies have among the highest number of injuries, musculoskeletal conditions and other health and safety risks of any profession.
With the retirement age being raised to 67 years, looking after your physical well-being has never been more important. Musculoskeletal conditions are one of the main concerns for ageing tradies.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association Health 2014 Research Report, Stop Trading Your Health Away advises that early intervention and treatment through physiotherapy and the promotion of preventative health and well-being can prolong working careers and improve general well-being.