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What is Accredited Exercise Physiologist [AEP]?


An Accredited Exercise Physiologist [AEP] is a university qualified health professional that prescribes exercise for individuals with long term or chronic medical conditions or injuries. An Exercise Physiologist will conduct an assessment to determine your individual needs and create an exercise program.




Why use Accredited Exercise Physiologist ?


AEPs provide support for people with:

  • obesity
  • cardiovascular disease
  • diabetes
  • osteoporosis and arthritis
  • mental health conditions (PTSD/depression)
  • cancer and cancer treatment recovery
  • chronic pain and fatigue
  • post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL reconstruction, hip/knee replacement)
  • neuromuscular exercise therapy (multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Parkinson,s disease) An exercise physiologist will conduct a detailed health assessment and work with you one-on-one to achieve your clinical and personal goals.




How Exercise Physiology can help you ?


Our Exercise Physiologists will advise you what exercise is right for you and guide you through a safe and effective exercise program. This may be conducted in your home, in a gym or in a pool depending on your needs. Benefits of seeing an AEP:

  • Assistance in maintaining strength and mobility
  • Helping you to continue your activities of daily living
  • Improving posture to prevent or manage chronic pain
  • Falls prevention and balance programs
  • Rehabilitation from post surgery
  • Reduce and manage your age related illness
  • Psychological support to increase motivation
  • Lifestyle modification and behavioral change
  • Safe and self paced treatments
  • Nutritional guidance and advice





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What is Hydrotherapy?


Hydrotherapy is an excellent form of exercise which allows individuals to apply a gentle resistance of the water to complete relevant rehabilitative exercises. Water provides a low impact option for individuals with joint pain and allows greater range of movement; which might not be achieved during land based activities.




Why use Hydrotherapy?


Hydrotherapy can assist with the rehabilitation of the following conditions:

  • Post operative conditions
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Obesity
  • Post sport recovery




How Hydrotherapy can help you?


We offer one on one hydrotherapy session as well as group hydrotherapy classes. Under the guidance of an exercise physiologist, you will be guided through exercises to assist in your rehabilitation of your injury. Your exercise physiologist may use dumbbells, noodles, flotation aids or flippers to progress your program.





Hydrotherapy

Diabetes Self Management Program

What is a Type 2 Diabetes?


Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic condition in which the body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin and gradually cannot produce enough insulin in the pancreas for normal body functions to occur. Type 2 Diabetes is largely contributed to diet and lifestyle and can be managed through medication or modifiable lifestyle factors. These modifiable factors include; smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity or sedentary lifestyle. Non-modifiable risk factors include family history, age, Co-morbidities and race.




Why join our exercise class?


Our Type 2 diabetes group exercise class includes 45 minutes of moderate physical activity aiming to improve the sedentary behaviours and physical inactivity. This group class comprises of Blood Glucose Level testing pre and post exercise, education about diabetes management and accountability! It is for anyone who is newly diagnosed or have been a diabetic for 20+ years and need assistance in improving their lifestyle. It provides an non-confronting environment with like minded individuals on the same journey.




Are you eligible?


Medicare provides 1 x Initial Assessment and 8 x group classes for individuals diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. It requires a referral from your GP. Ask us for more information today.





Type 2 Diabetes Class