At ActivTherapy, our exercise physiologists specialise in helping our patients achieve all around good health through exercise. We offer tailored programs for a wide range of people from anyone who just wants to improve their fitness through to those with medical conditions.
More than a personal trainer
We are much more than an ordinary personal trainer at the gym. Exercise physiologists are university qualified and are all registered under ESSA, the national body for exercise therapists. We take pride in having extensive knowledge about the human body and the benefits that exercise can provide, mentally, emotionally and physically.
How can an Exercise Physiologist can help you?
As an Exercise physiologist at ActivTherapy, we are knowledgeable about the effects of exercise on all the body's systems including the musculoskeletal (muscles and joints), the cardiovascular (heart and blood vessels), pulmonary (lungs) and endocrine (glands and hormones) systems. We can also advise on behavioural modification programs and can treat a wide range of medical conditions as well as their risk factors such as:
Your Exercise physiologist will prescribe a specific course of exercises for fitness and rehabilitation using various techniques. These might include:
Mobility exercises for the elderly
Strength and power conditioning
Aerobic exercise for weight loss
Group Health Exercise Classes for Chronic Illness
The Activ 4 Life Group Exercise classes is supervised entirely by registered exercise physiologists. The program has been designed specifically for those who are unsure or lack confidence in how to improve their fitness and health.
The program has been tailored towards those with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cardiac conditions, osteopeorosis and arthritis and we can communicate with your doctor to ensure that we consider your specific health situation.
The program is covered under most private health insurances and you eligible patients may also be able to participate under medicare.
Have you been injured at work or been in a car accident? If you are on the road to recovery following an injury at work or a motor vehicle accident many patients need intensive strengthening and conditioning including hydrotherapy and gym based programs. Our therapists have over 10 years experience in conducting these and have the tools to help. We travel to locations convenient to you. Contact us with your details and we will organise the rest.
Our rehabilitation partners, FIT rehab are able to organise an assessment and recommend a service a range of programs to suit your needs. They will communicate directly with the insurance company and your treating doctor to seek approval.
At Activ Therapy we believe that you will get the best results with a team of professionals working together. Our exercise physiologists, chiropractors and physiotherapists have combined our knowledge to give you the best treatment and focus on lasting change. Our exercise therapists are registered under the NDIS, national disability insurance scheme and can provide treatment for those with approved funding under these plans. We are also fully accredited to provide treatment under medicare using the enhanced primary care plan as well as department of veteran affairs (DVA).
Activ Therapy will work closely with your doctor or specialists to make sure your program is working for you. Call us to find out how our exercise physiologist can help you.