NDIS and Exercise Physiology – All you need to know!

What we do?
Exercise For Life are registered Exercise Physiologists with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Exercise For Life aims to provide physical well being services to those with severe and permanent disabilities.

Working in conjunction with the NDIS and the participant’s planner, Exercise For Life provides a comprehensive and specialized exercise regime, tailored to the specific needs of the individual.

Exercise Physiologist or Personal Trainer?
Exercise Physiologists specialise in prescribing exercise to those with disabilities, they study for 4 years at University to be able to provide the best possible care. Unfortunately, Personal Trainers are not trained to work with people with disabilities and can usually become qualified with 8 weeks! Therefore an Exercise Physiologist is always the most qualified professional to help achieve your health goals.

Which Category?
Exercise Physiology now falls under the “Improved Health and Wellbeing” category AND “Improved Daily Living“. If you have funding in either of these categories, you can see an Exercise Physiologist

What we can do?
Exercise Physiology services can be utilised to improve function through muscles that have become inactive or weakened as a result of your disability.

Our Clinic?
Our clinic has 100 car parking bays and is wheel chair accessible and has equipment that can be altered to accommodate all conditions and aid in the development of motor control, isolated muscle strength, neuromuscular re-patterning and the development of strength and stability.

The conditions that will benefit from an Exercise Program with Hunter Rehabilitation and Health’s Exercise Physiologists are:
Muscular dystrophy
Cerebral Palsy
Brain injuries
Paraplegia
Strokes
Down Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
And many more…

If you would like to participate in an Exercise Based Rehabilitation Program to improve your function and increase your physical conditioning then please; CALL US TODAY on (08) 9371 8563 or send an email to health@exerciseforlife.com.au

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