Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) have undertaken a four year degree and are classified as allied health professionals. They specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. AEPs provide support for patients with a variety of conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoporosis. AEPs are eligible to register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers.
An AEP will assist you to;
- overcome persisting pain caused by injury or overuse
- improve your heart health
- control your diabetes
- improve your recovery following cancer treatment
- improve your general health and wellbeing
AEPs also provide training in safe manual handling; perform functional assessments; carry out musculoskeletal assessments; and provide lifestyle education to help people manage their health conditions. They specialise in graded exercise therapy and lifestyle interventions for persons at risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex injuries or conditions.
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