Exercise Physiology 

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

Accredited Exercise Physiologist are university qualified allied health professionals specialized in clinical exercise interventions for people with developing, existing or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities.
 

Why should you see an exercise physiologist?

Exercise Physiologists aim to provide health intervention through evidence-based exercise to prevent or manage acute, sub-acute and chronic disease or injury. Our job is to assist in improving physical function, health and wellbeing. Exercise Physiologists cover conditions such as:

  • Cardiovascular (High Blood pressure, Stroke & Cholesterol etc)

  • Chronic injuries

  • Weight loss

  • Muscle weakness & imbalances

  • Metabolic (diabetes, Obesity etc)

  • Neurological (MS, PD, CP, Down syndrome, Autism etc)

  • Musculoskeletal (Arthritis, Osteoporosis)

  • Cancers

  • Return to work/sport

  • Kidney

  • Fall Risk

  • Respiratory / pulmonary

  • Mental health     

 

Movement is medicine.
Being and remaining active has strong evidence to be one of the best preventers when it comes to many mental and physical conditions. Exercise has many benefits which include; improving sleep, improving self-confidence, improving blood flow and circulation, regulate and control blood pressure and sugar levels, improving bone density, falls prevention and improving your mood.

How will exercise physiology work?

Our Exercise Physiologist will work with you and gain a better understanding of your medical history of your injury or condition/s, they will also look at your current physical capacity and aerobic capacity, discuss what is important to you and what goals you would like to achieve. At Urban Physiotherapy, we have the benefit of having a team of physiotherapist and podiatrist who will work with you and the Exercise Physiologist if required, prescribe an individual custom build exercise program specifically for your goals, capacity and needs. If you want to get your health back on track or just need a help in the right direction- book in or speak to our friendly Exercise Physiologist who will ensure you are comfortable, safe and progressing towards your goals

 

 When it comes to the prescription of exercise, we are the most qualified professionals in Australia.

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