It’s Exercise Right Week 2017 and we have the spotlight on our Accredited Exercise Physiologists to help you understand more about who they are and how they can help you.
WHO ARE THEY?
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) holds a four-year equivalent university degree and specialises in the exercise and movement for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. They can provide support for people with:
- cardiovascular disease
- osteoporosis and arthritis
- mental health conditions
- cancer and cancer treatment recovery
- chronic pain and fatigue
- post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL reconstruction, hip/knee replacement)
- neuromuscular exercise therapy (multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease)
- pulmonary disease and more
WHAT MAKES ACCREDITED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGISTS DIFFERENT TO OTHER EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS?
- They are university qualified and undertake strict accreditation requirements.
- They are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers
- They can treat and work with all types of people, from those who want to improve their health and wellbeing to those suffering from a chronic illness.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists have extensive knowledge, skills and experience in clinical exercise delivery and are experts at providing health modification counselling for people with chronic disease and injury.
HOW CAN AN ACCREDITED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGISTS HELP YOU?
Accredited Exercise Physiologists use their skills in exercise prescription, combined with their training in behaviour change, to empower clients and assist them to manage their health independently.
Your Health Hub has an amazing team of Accredited Exercise Physiologists who are available for individual one-on-one consultations or group exercise programs including the Happy Hearts program for Cardiovascular Disease and the Strong Bones Program for Osteoporosis sufferers. Call our friendly staff today on 6122 0150 today to find out more.
For more information on Exercise Right Week 2017 check out http://exerciseright.com.au/