BakBalls were endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) in 2005. Products endorsed by the APA are put through a robust and rigorous process of assessment and peer review before being endorsed. The fact that the APA has endorsed the BakBalls means that you can rest assured that you are buying a safe, effective, professionally-credible, high quality product.
The Chief Executive officer of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, upon announcing the endorsement, wrote:
I confirm that the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has recently endorsed the device, BakBalls. BakBalls is a new self-treatment device that empowers back pain sufferers to treat their condition at home.
The APA endorsement process is extremely robust with a specific assessment committee set up for each application. The APA is satisfied that this product is of excellent quality and that the manufacturer's claims are valid and can be substantiated. BakBalls is safe to use and efficacious for the majority of back pain sufferers. This product reflects the highest professional standards required by the APA.
BakBalls were designed by a qualified physiotherapist, Mark Alexander, who is a long standing APA member. Mark is the physiotherapist to the Australian Olympic and Commonwealth Games Triathlon teams and has significant expertise in the physiotherapy profession. BakBalls has also been included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods as a Class 1 medical device (Inclusion Number 119358) which confirms that safety and efficacy of the device.
The APA endorses the BakBalls device as a safe and effective treatment aid for the management of back pain. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Physiotherapy Association
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