“Change Happens Through Movement…And Movement Heals.”
Exercise Physiology is a highly specialised field of the medical industry devoted to understanding and overcoming acute and chronic responses to exercise, physical activity and sport.
Exercise Physiology, through scientific study of the body and how it works, is focused on the prescription of gentle, yet effective exercise programs for rehabilitation, pain and discomfort relief as well as many chronic health conditions.
It’s a discipline that addresses the short-term responses to physical stress and the adaptability of the body in relation to repeated exposure to physical activity over time.
An Exercise Physiologist is a health care professional with a Bachelors Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology or Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science and is accredited with Exercise Sport Science Australia (ESSA).
Exercise Physiologists are responsible for rehabilitating and conditioning clients to higher levels of physical fitness while at the same time having a thorough awareness of any health & safety issues associated with each type of physical activity.
Exercise Physiologists are often referred to by doctors to help treat injuries, illness or conditions they have diagnosed such as Cardiovascular Disease, Neurological Disorders, Type 2 Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and more.
When Should You See an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?
Whether you’re just looking to get fit and healthy, are recovering from an injury or illness or you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic condition, an Exercise Physiologist can help guide you.
Through education, goal setting, gentle behaviour changes and a suitable prescribed exercise regime your Exercise Physiologist can coach you through your fitness, rehabilitation helping you to discover a better, healthier, stronger you.
If this is something that you’d like to pursue, be sure to talk to your GP who may be able prescribe an Exercise Physiologist for you, covering your assessment and care through an approved Medicare Care Plan.
Cost: $65 (with no gap under an approved Medicare Care Plan & Private Health rebates available)
PRIVATE EXERCISE SESSION
Cost: $65-$85 (with no gap under an approved Medicare Care Plan & Private Health rebates available)