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Exercise Physiology

What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?

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.

How can Exercise Physiology help me?

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:

  • Type II diabetes (prevention and management)
  • Prehabilitation and rehabilitation for surgeries, such as joint replacements
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, including joint reconstructive surgery (ACL)
  • Return to sport following soft tissue injuries
  • Assist in cancer treatment and rehabilitation
  • Managing chronic pain such as back pain
  • Managing arthritic conditions
  • Heart health
  • Improve mental health
  • And many more.
Medicare and Exercise Physiology

Under the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Program (formerly known as the EPC), clients who meet the criteria are eligible for up to five Medicare rebated sessions per calendar year. A rebate of $52.95 is available per session. Please note a referral is required from your GP to access this rebate.

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) 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.

Private Health Insurance and Exercise Physiology

A number of private health insurance providers offer rebates for Exercise Physiology services. For the exact rebate amount, contact your health fund.

Costs
  • Initial assessment (60 mins) $75
  • Review (60 mins) $70
  • Review (30 mins) $40
  • Review 2:1 (60 mins) $90
  • Chronic Disease Management (CDM) $62.95 Medicare rebate $52.95

 

Note: Private Health Insurance rebates available on Exercise Physiology services, please contact your provider for further information.

How to get started

Chronic Disease Management (CDM) 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.

At Strong & Stable we offer a range of affordable services to cover your needs. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you achieve your goals.