An Accredited Exercise Physiologist is a university trained Allied Health Professional, who is the most qualified health professional to prescribe graded exercise therapy and lifestyle interventions for persons at risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries.
An Exercise Physiologist can assess, design and implement an individually tailored exercise program to treat and address a wide range of conditions including but not limited to:
Under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program (also known as the Chronic Disease Management Program, CDM), clients who meet the criteria are eligible for up to five Medicare rebated sessions per calendar year. A rebate of $53.80 is available per session. Please note a referral is required from your GP to access this rebate.
Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program – is available to clients with chronic or terminal medical conditions that require multidisciplinary care from a GP and two health care providers. Your GP needs to prepare the appropriate paperwork to access this rebate.
A number of private health insurance providers offer rebates for Exercise Physiology services. For the exact rebate amount, contact your health fund.
Note: Private Health Insurance rebates available on Exercise Physiology services, please contact your provider for further information.
Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program
Contact your GP to check your eligibility. Once your GP has completed the referral (see below) contact Strong & Stable to book your first appointment.
Private Exercise Physiology Appointments
Contact Strong & Stable to book your first appointment. It is often helpful to bring any relevant medical information to your first appointment.