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EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Do you have a medical condition, disability, injury or weakness that’s holding you back?
The science speaks for itself. Regular exercise is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle and proven to sustain long-term physical and mental health. Even a moderate amount of physical activity can significantly reduce the chances of lifestyle diseases and conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis or type 2 diabetes, among others.

BUT FOR SOME, ACHIEVING THE RIGHT MOVEMENT AND MOMENTUM TO HAVE THIS IMPACT IS HALF THE BATTLE.

Limited mobility can be as much of an emotional obstacle as a physical one in gaining the confidence to exercise, but it doesn’t have to be this way.

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university-qualified allied health professional who is trained to help you navigate these obstacles.

AEPs design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for a variety of needs, including acute or sub-acute chronic medical conditions to disabilities and injuries. At APEX, exercise physiology supports clients on all levels; from those just wanting to improve their health and fitness, to clients managing a chronic disease or transitioning out of physiotherapy in the end stages of rehabilitation.

FAQS

CAN I RECEIVE A MEDICARE REBATE FOR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY THROUGH APEX?

Clients under private health insurance, work cover, NDIS funding or other schemes may qualify for rebates for pathology domains covered by AEPs, including:

  • Cardiovascular

  • Metabolic

  • Neurological

  • Musculoskeletal

  • Cancers

  • Kidney

  • Respiratory

  • Pulmonary

  • Mental health

     

WHAT EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY APPOINTMENT SHOULD I BOOK?

For general advice or a plan moving forward, first have a chat to our Accredited EP team. They will ask you some general questions in order to provide options for moving forward with a treatment plan that best supports your specific exercise physiology needs. For more information on NDIS support, head to our page here.

MEET LOUISA

With extensive expertise in clinical, nonprofit, sports and multidisciplinary settings as well as years of experience treating people with Cerebral Palsy, Louisa has seen it all in the realm of tailoring functional exercise to individual needs.

NDIS registered and holding a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology, BA in Exercise Science and Graduate Certificate in International Health among other qualifications, Louisa has an unwavering passion to support inclusion of all abilities – and also enjoys a role as a clinical educator in her time away from her own clients.

MEET BAYLEY

With years of experience in working with people of all ages from young children learning to swim, to athletes performing at a semi-professional level, Bayley has the ability to tailor exercise interventions to the individuals needs and goals.

Having recently completed his Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology and being an Accredited Strength and Conditioning coach (ASCA), Bayley has a strong passion for working with people of all abilities and goals.

He also works with training adolescent athletes across a range of different sports, to perform at the highest level they can.

Have a question about APEX Exercise Physiology? We’d love to chat! Contact us here.