Chronic Health Conditions:
Let exercise be the medicine
Exercise for better health
Exercise is powerful medicine! There is an overwhelming amount of evidence that supports the use of regular exercise as a means of managing and treating many chronic health conditions. Common examples include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis and many more. Regular exercise is not just for those who are fit. Those who are in ill health or at risk stand to gain the most benefits.
Chronic disease can have a significant burden on the individual, their quality of life and their family. Incorporating exercise into a management plan is all about empowering an individual to take control of the lifestyle factors that are going to have the greatest impact on health outcomes and function.
An exercise physiologist can help with...
An Exercise Physiologist can assist with the following conditions. We will assist in prescribing the most effective form of exercise for your condition. For more information on induvidual conditions and how exercise can be of benefit, click any of the following links.
How does it work?
Everyone will start with an initial assessment. During this session, your Exercise Physiologist will cover your health history, current health status, what outcomes you wish to achieve as well as a physical assessment where we determine your current movement capacity. Depending on you, your circumstances and what you are wanting to achieve, you can progress with one of three options.
1. One-on-one sessions.
Personalized exercise sessions conducted with an Exercise Physiologist.
2. Group Classes.
Exercise sessions performed in a group environment, following a personalized program. Classes are limited to 4 people only to ensure appropriate attention and guidance can be delivered for all participants. Click here for more information.
3. Self-directed home based or gym-based program.
A program will be set and performed in a way that suits you and the resources you have available.
For more information, you can read the FAQ's or send an inquiry below.