Weight Lifting

EXERCISE

PHYSIOLOGY

HOW CAN WE HELP?

Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are university qualified health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide physical activity and behaviour change support for clients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis, COPD and many more.

Our AEP will assist you in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, injury prevention, strength and conditioning programs & athletic development. Our clinic supports your doctor’s Medicare management plan as well as WorkCover, Third Party claims and Private patients.

Conditions which may benefit from seeing our exercise physiologist

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Metabolic Disease

  • Pulmonary Disease

  • Neurological Disease

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Obesity

  • Type 2 Diabetes & high blood pressure

  • Recent coronary infarction/heart attack

  • Chronic spinal pain, osteoarthritis, post surgical rehabilitation

  • Osteoporosis

  • Patients undergoing chemotherapy

  • Athletes or those participating in sport who are experiencing fatigue or pain

We can help you by

  • Creating evidence based exercise and nutrition programs which are specific to the individual

  • Reducing the risk of secondary health complications – focus on lifestyle modification aimed to reduce sedentary behaviour

  • Improving a patient’s functional capacity and ultimately, quality of life

  • Return to Work and Return to Sport programs

Weight Lifting

PHYSIOTHERAPY VS EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Which one do I need?

Physiotherapist

•  Management of acute and chronic injuries

•  Chronic pain treatment and self management strategies

•  ROM, flexibility and mobilisation

•  Manual therapy for symptom management

•  Resistance training and injury

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

•  Exercise and weight loss

•  Exercise for chronic conditions such as diabetes, mental health, cardiovascular disease, arthritis etc

•  Strengthening for athletes and general population

•  Long term, supervised training programs

Our Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists work together to facilitate a team care approach for our patients.