Exercise Physiology Services at LASP

posted Jan 1, 2013, 4:54 PM by LASP Team

Did you know that Lifestyle and Sports Physiotherapy now offers the services of an Exercise Physiologist at our Camden and Narellan rooms?

Exercise Physiologists specialise in the field of health and fitness. They excel in exercise interventions in areas ranging from chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, to improving sporting performance in semi-elite/elite athletes. The Exercise Physiologist also provides functional return to work programs.

Exercise Physiologists run fitness assessments and generate individualised exercise programs to meet the needs of the clients goals.

They can assist with weight loss and management by collaborating with dietitians to develop the most suitable and individualised lifestyle/weight loss program for each client

You don’t need a referral to an Exercise Physiology services as a private patients. Rebates are often available through your private health fund and can be claimed on the spot using HICAPs. Your GP may be able to provide you a referral under EPC or WorkCover programs.

You may benefit from seeing an Exercise Physiologist if you suffer from any of the following conditions:

·         Diabetes                                                 

·         Obesity

·         High Blood Pressure

·         High Cholesterol

·         Osteoporosis                                                    

·         Asthma

·         Impaired Glucose Tolerance

·         Cardiovascular Disease                                     

·         Musculoskeletal Conditions

 

Benefits of participating in physical activity with an Exercise Physiologist include:

·         Improved function, increase self management and independence

·         Improved blood sugar control

·         Weight loss, increased strength and physical endurance

·         Assists in education & management of chronic disease

·         Prescription of physical activity tailored to the individual’s needs

For more information about our Exercise Physiologists, you can visit their website.

 

If you have any questions as to whether an Exercise Physiologist is suitable for you, or any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on (02) 4647 3373.

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