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 Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiologist specialise in the delivery of exercise of people with chronic health conditions, undergoing rehabilitation, pregnancy and sub-elite and elite athletes. Exercise Physiologist base their practice around prevention and management of chronic health conditions and developing rehabilitation program to improve strength, function and mobility of the body, all of which is supported by up to date, relevant and reputable researched information. 

Exercise Physiologist work collaboratively with other Allied health professionals such as physiotherapist, chiropractors and osteopaths to enhance treatment plans. 

  • Cardiovascular Conditions: Heart failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary Heart Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Osteoporosis/osteopenia

  • Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2

  • Mental Health disorders: Anxiety, Depression

  • Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Respiratory Disease: COPD, asthma

  • Neurological Conditions: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s Disease, stroke, brain injury, spinal injury

  • Pregnancy: Antenatal and Post Natal Care

Exercise Physiologist support the following conditions and more:

Exercise Physiology can be used for the following:

  • Understand, control and manage diabetes through structured exercise

  • Improve cardiac health

  • Assist in cancer rehabilitation during and after treatment and develop strategies in the prevention of cancer

  • Enhance general health and wellbeing through developing a structure exercise routine to ensure minimum exercise requirements are being met to reduce chronic health risk factors. 

  • Educate and support those recovering from persistent pain as a result of injury or overuse through paced and graded exercise. 

  • Support pregnant mothers through their pregnancy journey ensuring they manage physical and mental load, reducing the risk of injury. Supporting post natal females as they embark of motherhood and return to physical duties and exercise post birth in a safe and positive manner. 

  • Provide athletes with achievable goals, benchmark assessments and injury prevention and strength management plans. All exercise programs will be sport specific and will be progressed and regressed based on athlete response to exercise and training load. 

Your Exercise Physiology consultation will include:

  • Detailed health history evaluation

  • Assessment of physical capacity and strength measurements, anthropometric and vital sign readings. 

  • Develop attainable and realistic goals that are measurable in line with assessment findings. 

  • Establish an exercise program based on health history, current exercise habits, physical capacity and assessment findings. 

  • Reassessments and review appointments will be developed based on patient needs and desires. 

Further Information About Exercise Physiology:

  • You do not require a referral to see an Exercise Physiologist

  • If you have a chronic health condition then you may be eligible for an EPC or CDM plan from your GP. This referral allows 5 Allied health treatments per calendar where Medicare will rebate part of your consult fee. Please be aware that you will be required to pay the remaining fee of your Exercise Physiology consult. 

  • Exercise Physiology is covered under extras in Private Health Insurance. The rebate you receive will vary on your insurer and your level of cover. Run Move Connect does have a HICAPS terminal and therefore you can claim on the day of your consult. 

Opening Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday | 10:00am – 4:30pm

Location:

PCYC Huon Valley

40-72 Wilmot Road, Huonville, 7109

Ph. 0439 203 229

Email: hannah@runmoveconnect.com.au

 

Cancellations Policy:

For all cancellations, please call the clinic on 0439 203 229 or email hannah@runmoveconnect.com.au

We require you to give 24-hour notice of cancellation for your appointment. Fail to do so may result in a cancellation fee. 

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