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EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

FEEL GREAT AGAIN

 

Exercise is a fantastic medicine and has been proven to increase quality of life as well as prevent, treat and manage an extensive range of conditions. As a university qualified allied health professional, Exercise Physiologists have extensive knowledge in human anatomy and physiology and employ this to design and deliver exercise and lifestyle programs tailored specifically for the individual. We are specialists in prescribing exercise for clients with a range of medical conditions including:

hypertension, obesity, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, asthma, musculoskeletal injuries, cardiovascular diseases, as well as many others.

 

Entitled Department of Veterans’ Affairs clients may be referred for clinically necessary exercise physiology treatment for a specific condition, by a doctor on a valid D904 referral form.

 

Do you have private Health Cover?

Many health funds provide rebates for Exercise physiology consultations.

Some interesting facts, regular exercise at the correct intensity has been shown to:

Significantly improve overall health

Reduce the risk of heart disease by 40%

Lower the risk of stroke by 27%

Reduce the incidence of high blood pressure by almost 50%

Reduce the incidence of diabetes by almost 50%

Reduce mortality and the risk of recurrent breast cancer by almost 50%

Lower the risk of colon cancer by over 60%

Reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by one-third

Decrease depression as effectively as medications or behavioural therapy

( www.exerciseismedicine.org.au)

 

To book an appointment with Jacinta Greenwood, our Accredited Exercise Physiologist,

please email gym@glebeparkfitness.com.au