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  • What is an Exercise Physiologist?
    An Exercise Physiologist is a university trained allied health professional. They utilise exercise as a form of treatment to manage acute and chronic injuries and medical conditions through individually tailored exercise programs.
  • Do I need a referral?
    Private and NDIS clients will not require a referral. Medicare, WorkCover, CTP or DVA clients will need to obtain a referral prior to commencing Exercise Physiology services.
  • What can I expect from an initial assessment?
    During your initial assessment with your Exercise Physiologist you can expect a friendly discussion used to help form an exercise plan that aligns with your capabilities. The conversation will cover various aspects of your current health status and medical history, any injuries or conditions you may have, your exercise history/preferences and goals. The assessment will also include a functional assessment to evaluate relevant parameters such as your range of motion, strength and cardiovascular fitness. Please wear comfy clothes and enclosed footwear for your initial appointment.
  • I have private health cover. Can I claim a rebate?
    Yes, you can if you have Extras cover for Exercise Physiology. Please reach out to your health fund to confirm the details of your coverage.
  • What is the difference between a Physiotherapist and an Exercise Physiologist?
    Exercise physiology focuses on designing and implementing tailored exercise programs to address various health conditions, improve overall fitness, and enhance physical performance. Physiotherapy primarily deals with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions through manual therapy, joint mobilisation, and rehabilitation exercises.
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