An accredited exercise physiologist uses exercise as a means of treatment to help people manage chronic disease, injury or disability. For many different health concerns, exercise can be very beneficial, however sometimes it’s not as simple as just walking into a gym. An EP can help by assessing your current health and condition, and making exercise recommendations specific to your situation. Typical conditions that can be treated with Exercise Physiology include:
Although these conditions can have particular benefit from exercise, an EP can also work with the ‘healthy’ population for those who are seeking expert exercise advice. This might include:
Initial assessment is required for Emily to assess your current health state and set some goals. This might involve having a chat about your medical history, medications and physical activity status, as well as looking at some light fitness testing or baseline measurements. By the end of your consult, you will have a plan in place for subsequent sessions, which might include:
Services are also available under the following funding:
Emily is an accredited exercise physiologist and a strong believer in exercise as a form of medicine. She has seen first-hand how movement can improve a range of health concerns, with particular interest in exercise for the management of chronic conditions such as osteoporosis, arthritis, type 2 diabetes, mental health and cancer.