When to refer to an Accredited Exercise Physiologist
Our services, staff and programs have been developed to improve mental and physical health and well-being outcomes. We prescribe home-based programs specifically developed for each patient’s conditions and abilities and conduct regular reviews to make adjustments as necessary.
Exercise physiology is a 4-year university qualification in sports and exercise science and the benefits/effects on medical conditions and injuries. The aim is to look holistically at the entire person to assist them in their goals and needs.
Our programs have proven results in prevention and prescription for a range of diseases and conditions, including:
- Acquired brain injury
- Back and neck pain
- Blood disorders
- Cancer management including side effects of ADT in prostate cancer and neuropathic pain
- Cardiovascular disease
- Cerebral Palsy
- Dercums disease
- Diabetes (insulin and non-insulin dependent) / Impaired glucose tolerance
- Facet joint injury
- Fibromyalgia and chronic pain
- Frailty and fall prevention
- High blood pressure
- Musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neck fractures
- Neurological/motor pattern disorders creating chronic pain
- Osteoporosis / Osteopenia
- Parkinson’s disease
- Pre and post-surgery conditioning
- Pulmonary disorders, including pulmonary fibrosis, COPD and emphysema
- Stroke rehabilitation
- Vasomotor rhinitis
- Weight loss
… plus much more. Please call us on (07) 5437 8777 to discuss your patient’s needs.
Our training in health coaching, motivational interviewing and the Flinders Method for cognitive behaviour therapy has been successful in helping many patients establish long term self-managed activity programs for lifestyle conditions and weight loss. We are also experienced in treating Indigenous health and well-being issues.
Our Allied Health services may be claimable through private health insurance, Medicare, WorkCover, CRS, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.