There is a large body of evidence supporting the benefits of exercise therapy has a profound effect of many conditions and chronic illnesses, and that exercise can work more effectively than just taking medications.
The evidence is strongest around the benefits of “targeted and specific exercise”. Our University trained Exercise Physiologist, Chris Erkotidis, is an important part of our allied health team. He specialises in exercise prescription for people with complex health care needs.
Exercise Physiologists have the skills to create a tailored exercise program to help manage various injuries and complaints including:
- Diabetes & heart disease
- Deconditioned and “unfit” individuals
- Post operative patients
- Patients with significant health concerns
- Pre and post operative bariatric surgeries
- Weight gain and weight loss programs in relation to other conditions eg: diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis or sport specific conditioning
At Total Physiocare, our exercise physiologist works very closely with your doctor and other members of the allied health team to ensure that you have a complete approach to the management of your condition.
Our exercise physiologists services can attract rebates through Medicare and also through private health cover via your extra’s cover.