So much has been written about the importance of movement in helping heal the body – an Exercise Physiologist takes this to another level, using exercise to help people manage chronic disease, injury or disability. Anyone suffering with pain should not be walking into a gym and potentially exacerbating their situation! They need expert guidance to ensure that what they are doing for their body is both safe and beneficial. An accredited Exercise Physiologist can play a critical role in your recovery, because they will assess your current health and condition, and make exercise recommendations specific to your situation.
Typical conditions that can be managed with Exercise Physiology include:
An EP can also work with the ‘healthy’ population for those who are seeking expert exercise advice. This might include:
During your initial assessment, our EP will assess your current health state and set some goals. This might involve a discussion 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 know more about your body and have a plan in place for subsequent sessions.
Sessions might include:
Services are also available under the following funding: