Exercise Physiology in Adelaide
Accredited exercise physiologists specialise in exercise interventions for people living with a broad range of health conditions and injuries. This can include focuses on prevention, management and improvement of health issues. They have the skills and knowledge to plan, develop and supervise you through an individualised and tailored program based on the present evidence in exercise science. This will assist you to restore optimal physical function, improve health education, practice healthy lifestyle modifications, and meet your goals.
PhysioWest is now providing exercise physiologist services at our Mile End and Salisbury clinics. Our exercise physiologist Sam has completed a 4-year honours degree at the University of South Australia and has experience managing a wide-range of acute, sub-acute and chronic conditions and injury. With previous experience in aged care, he has the empathy, compassion, and ambition to see you succeed with your exercise physiology management plan. Sam has developed a broad range of skills and now works with aging clients, pre-post surgery clients, injured workers and MANY more. Our exercise physiologist Sam is a passionate and caring force in our community and he cannot wait to help you.
There are a wide range of reasons for somebody to see an exercise physiologists, including but not limited to:
- cardiovascular disease
- circulatory disorders
- metabolic disease
- pulmonary disease
- neurological conditions
- musculoskeletal disease and injuries
- mental health
- AND MORE!
Exercise Physiologists have broad ergonomic knowledge in addition to their specific exercise knowledge that makes them qualified to provide:
- workplace rehabilitation for work-related injuries
- workplace assessments
- functional capacity evaluations
Exercise Physiologists can provide feedback and recommendations on a working environment or capacity to optimize the clients wellbeing, and can provide tailored short and long-term treatment plans based on the assessments completed.
We know that exercise is extremely important in day to day life. This is especially important where health issues are involved or interventions are required. Our practitioner-patient ethos is ‘Motion is Lotion’ and our exercise physiologist lives this by providing:
- pre-post-surgery exercise prescription
- advice for healthy lifestyle modifications
Exercise physiology services can be accessed in several ways based on your current diagnosis and referral pathway. They include:
- NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)
- DVA (Department of Veteran Affairs)
- EPC (5 sessions under Medicare)
- Private Health Insurance
- RTWSA (Return to Work SA) / *Employer in the event of a work-related injury