Who can be assisted by exercise physiology?
An exercise physiologist can assess and prescribe programs for people suffering:
- Chronic conditions including
- lung disease,
- vascular disease,
- cardiovascular disease,
- and osteoporosis;
- metabolic syndrome;
- mental health conditions;
- from pain and disability associated with recovery from stroke, joint replacement or surgery;
- chronic pain and
- anyone requiring general conditioning to improve their health and well-being.
Where are the services provided?
Patients are given exercise options and programs for cardiovascular activities, general strengthening, balance and falls prevention, mobility and flexibility. These can usually be done in your own home although some private consultations can be conducted at a gym or pool setting.
Exercise Physiology South offers gym sessions and consultations in both Victor Harbor and Yankalilla, home visits for those unable to make it to the gym sessions and pool-based exercises from the Fleurieu Regional Aquatic Centre in Victor Harbor.