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What we do
What is an Exercise Physiologist?
An Exercise Physiologist is a health professional that specialise in prescribing exercise and physical activity to aid in the management of chronic medical conditions, chronic pain or injury rehabilitation.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists are allied-health professionals with Medicare Provider numbers and are master’s degree qualified members of the health sector.
How can they help?
Research has shown that Exercise, Physical activity and Movement play a large role in returning from an injury, increasing physical capacity and managing chronic medical conditions. An Exercise Physiologist can use advanced assessment techniques to determine the right exercise type, frequency, duration and intensity that is safe and beneficial for you to perform. They can provide you with coaching and motivational strategies to help you step closer to your own success.
What benefits can I expect to see?
Through participating in regular, specific and safe physical activity you can expect to see improvements in your physical capacity, improvements in the symptoms related to your chronic medical condition and a significant change in your psychological wellbeing.
Who sees an Exercise Physiologist?
Anyone can see an Exercise Physiologist, we specialise in prescribing exercise based on how you present, and there is no such thing as a one size fits all. It is common for people that are bed bound due to complex medical conditions to request home visits for specialised exercises to reduce the negative effects of bed rest on the body right through to high level athletes who may need sports specific exercises to reach a goal.
You might see an AEP to help you:
Overcome persisting pain caused by injury or overuse
Improve your heart health
Rehabilitate following a cardiac event
Control your diabetes
Prevent pre-diabetes from progressing to full diabetes
Improve your recovery following cancer treatment
Improve your general health and wellbeing
As a management strategy for mental health issues
Returning from injury or surgery