Exercise Physiologists (EP’s) can provide treatments through most private health funds, and work in conjunction with medical specialists, general practitioners, as well as, other allied health professionals forming a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
Sessions focused on core muscle activation and strengthening through the use of specialised core equipment (reformer and trapeze table). The versatility of the equipment enables beginners through to advanced attendants to participate, helpful for people who have trouble getting on and off the floor.
Core Mat - Beginner
A way of exercising using low impact flexibility and endurance movements to develop muscular strength. Balance, core strength and better postural alignment. Fundamentals of Pilates gradually increasing the intensity of your workout. Excellent in treating lower back pain and tightness of muscles.
Core Mat - Intermediate
A class designed to create a stronger core, lean long muscles and strong backs. Power stretching and core cardio moves are incorporated to leave your body feeling strong and revitalised and your muscles relaxed. Equipment such as the band, ring and ball are used in this class.
Aquatic Physiotherapy is a specifically designed exercise program conducted in a heated swimming pool which provides a supported non-weight bearing exercise environment. Hydrotherapy classes can be booked as an individual 1:1 session, supervised 1:4 session.
Tai Chi is a low-impact, gentle form of exercise that can benefit individuals of all ages and fitness levels.
Tai Chi can:
- Improve balance & coordination
- Reduced Stress & anxiety
- Increased flexibility and range of motion
How we can help
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university qualified allied health professional who uses both lifestyle and behavioural exercise interventions for the prevention, management and treatment of multiple chronic conditions, injuries and disabilities.
Some of the specific conditions we can help treat include:
Chronic Disease Management
- Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)
- Cardiovascular disease
- Respiratory Disease (Asthma & COPD)
- Weight management/Obesity
- High Cholesterol
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Other Health Conditions
- Mental Health
- Depression/ Anxiety
- Musculoskeletal Injuries/Conditions
- Back Pain
- Chronic Pain
- Decreased physical function or mobility
- Fall Prevention
- Falls Rick Assessments (FRAT)
- Berg Balance Assessment
- Functional Gait Assessments (FGA)
Anyone can see an Exercise Physiologists you don’t need a referral!
Formally Enhanced Primary Care (EPC’s)
The Medicare referral allows people with chronic disease who are being managed by their general practitioner (GP) under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan to access Medicare rebates for Exercise Physiology services.
In order for you to be eligible to receive a Medicare Rebate you must be referred from your GP with the following items:
- GP Management Plan GPMP – Item 721 or 732 (review)
- Team Care Arrangements TCAs Item 723 or 732 (review)
- This program was previously known as the ‘Enhanced Primary Care (EPC)’ program
Please note, your general practitioner will determine whether you are eligible to be referred on the EPC plan. Got questions – please phone our team on 02 6652 7355.
Whether going into or coming out of surgery, strength and movement performance is important for your recovery and rehabilitation. Using multiple soft tissue techniques together with corrective exercise, we’ll tailor a program suitable for you and your condition to help maximise your rehabilitation and get you back to your lifestyle sooner.
Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists provide a range of pre-operative and post-operative rehabilitation programs.
Just some of the conditions we treat include:
- Knee Replacements
- Hip Replacements
- Meniscus Injuries/ tears
- Knee Injuries
- ACL, PCL, LCL and MCL Injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Back Injuries
- Ankle and foot injuries
Workcover Injury Rehabilitation
Exercise Physiology offers a seamless progression from Physiotherapy treatment (Passive Care / Hands On) to Activity based / functional exercises for Work Cover patients, this allows upgrades in WCCC and Return to suitable & Pre-Injury Duties.
Hoys currently achieves upgrades in WCCC within 90% of the injured Clients that attend our functional upgrade (Exercise Physiology) programs. Hoys will also link our AHRR Plans with return to work plans to ensure that the functional outcomes are work and functionally related
Our WorkCover approved Exercise Physiologists treat work related injuries and motor vehicle accidents by providing active exercise therapy to enhance your recovery time and capacity to return to work.
We encourage injured workers to take an active role in their rehabilitation program by providing all the education and tools necessary to achieve self-management of injury and activities.
How to Book
You can easily book online through our Gensolve platform or call our office to book over the phone.