EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Exercise Physiology @ Saltfleet Clinic

What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist is a university qualified allied health professional who can work with you to implement a clinical exercise intervention. They are specialists in the field of exercise and commonly work with people at risk of developing, or have existing, medical conditions and injuries. The aims of AEP interventions are to prevent or manage chronic disease or injury, and assist in restoring your optimal physical function, health and wellness.


These interventions are exercise-based and include health and physical activity education, advice and support for lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change. 

 

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Kimberlee Howe, is equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with pathologies including:

  • Cancer

    • including but not limited to breast cancer, prostate cancer and bowel cancer.

  • Cardiovascular

    • including but not limited to ischaemic heart disease (IHD) / acute myocardial infarction (AMI), chronic heart failure (CHF), arrhythmias and pacemakers, hypertension, peripheral artery disease (PAD), and valve disease.

  • Kidney

    • including but not limited to chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages 1-5, common aetiologies – diabetic neuropathy, hypertensive neuropathy, polycystic kidney disease, longterm medication use, infectious kidney disease, acute kidney failure (reversible), and end stage kidney disease.

  • Mental Health

    • including but not limited to anxiety disorders, affective disorders, psychotic disorders and trauma, and stressors related disorders.

  • Metabolic

    • including but not limited to overweight and obesity, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidaemias (acquired and familial), Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, sleep apnoea, and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

  • Musculoskeletal

    • including but not limited to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acute, and sub-acute and chronic specific and non-specific musculoskeletal pain / injuries /disabilities

  • Neurological/Neuromuscular

    • including but not limited to stroke (CVA), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Parkinson’s disease, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

  • Respiratory/Pulmonary

    • including but not limited to asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary / airways disease, and cystic fibrosis

Why choose an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?

When you choose an accredited exercise physiologist you can be assured that they will:

  • Conduct assessment and apply clinical reasoning to ensure the safety and appropriateness of exercise and physical activity interventions, which includes conducting tests of physiological measures

  • Assess movement capacity in people of all ages and levels of health, well-being or fitness

  • Develop safe, effective individualised exercise interventions

  • Provide health education, advice and support to enhance health and well-being including nutritional advice in line with national nutrition guidelines and information on relevant prescribed medicines

  • Provide exercise intervention and education for those at risk of developing a chronic condition or injury

  • Provide clinical exercise prescription, for those with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries

  • Provide exercise-based rehabilitation and advice for patients in the acute/sub-acute stage of injury, surgical intervention, or during recovery to restore functional capacity and well-being

LOCATION

15 Saltfleet Street

Port Noarlunga SA 5167

Email: info@saltfleetclinic.com.au

 

Phone

81861963

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