What is Exercise Rehabilitation?

Exercise physiologists use exercise and lifestyle therapies to assess and treat people with – or at risk of developing – chronic illness or injuries.

Our accredited Exercise Physiologists specialise in creating tailored exercise programs for people with:

  • Back pain
  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Women’s Health and Pregnancy (pre and post-natal)
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Athletes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Weight loss
  • Tension Headaches
  • Postural issues
  • Neuromuscular conditions
  • Cancer
  • Mental health problems

Accredited Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals. They provide exercise and lifestyle therapies for the prevention and management of chronic disease, injury and disability.

Exercise rehabilitation is a holistic approach to healthcare that focuses on improving attitudes and behaviour toward exercise and wellness. Exercise Physiologists aim to empower people to be active every day.

Qualifications of our Accredited Exercise Physiologists

  • 3 year Undergraduate Bachelor Degree of Exercise and Sports Science or equivalent
  • 1.5 – 2 year Postgraduate Masters Degree of Clinical Exercise Physiology or an equivalent postgraduate course recognized by ESSA (Exercise & Sports Science Australia)
  • Professionally accredited by ESSA as an Exercise Physiologist.

Why visit an Exercise Physiologist?

An Exercise Physiologist assesses and creates tailored exercise programs for a vast range of people with all different needs and goals.

  • Diastasis Recti – separation of abdominal muscles from childbirth
  • Core and pelvic floor weaknesses
  • Hip instability or dysfunction
  • Low back pain.
  • Any pain associated with sports, carry school bags/ books, studying etc
  • Increasing strength and stability
  • Sport performance
  • Sport injuries
  • Injury preventative exercise
  • Overuse injuries or growing pains – knee, hip, ankle, shoulders or back pain.
  • Preventive injury management
  • Sport performance – strength, agility, speed etc
  • Chronic pain with sport
  • Sport injuries
  • Changing technique biomechanics.
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Falls prevention and bone fractures
  • Post-surgery
  • Strength and range of movement
  • Lifestyle and everyday functioning
  • Pain.
  • Blood sugar levels
  • Exercise programs to optimize weight loss
  • Joint pain associated with diabetes.
  • Blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Family history of cardiovascular disease
  • Safe exercise programs for people who have had strokes or heart attacks.
  • Improve core stability
  • Improve mobility and aim to reduce pain
  • People with sciatica or other nerve pain
  • Disc bulges, arthritis, facet degeneration, post-surgery
  • Strength.
  • Pain levels
  • Confidence and motivation
  • Everyday lifestyle
  • Strength and range of motion
  • Fatigue levels
  • Fibromyalgia, polymyalgia, chronic pain.
  • Headaches caused by neck and shoulder tension
  • Poor posture and weakness
  • People with desk jobs, labourers, nurses etc
  • Muscular pain, stiffness and tension
  • Postural stability.
  • Knee, hips, shoulders, ankles, neck etc
  • Pre or post surgery
  • Pain
  • Stability and strength of the area.

Appointment Information

What to Bring

  • Water bottle
  • Socks

What to Wear

Comfortable clothes for light exercise and physical assessments.

Opening Hours

Exercise Rehab Mount Waverley

  • Monday: 10.00am – 8.00pm
  • Tuesday: 8.00am – 12.00pm
  • Thursday: 12.00pm – 7.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am – 7.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am – 1.00pm

Exercise Rehab Murrumbeena

  • Tuesday: 4.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.00am – 7.00pm
  • Thursday: 9.00am – 11.00am