Exercise is Medicine
Exercise Maters clinicians are experts in weight loss. Our weight is such a pivotal part of self esteem and our health. We know that we can help you achieve fast, long term weight loss.
The prescription of exercise to facilitate injury rehabilitation is essential to the recovery process. Each stage of rehabilitation requires specific loading and exercises. If you have an injury that you need to recover from, book an appointment now to get back to your non-injured state as safely and quickly as possible.
Uncontrolled diabetes is a recipe for accelerated cardiovascular disease and correlates with high mortality rates. Don't just control your diabetes or reverse it, let us help you take control of your health and treat it with the right lifestyle changes.
Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death around the world. In Australia, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) accounts for 17% of all deaths and 49% of the deaths from cardiovascular disease. The world health organisation estimates 20% of all these deaths are due to a lack of exercise or physical activity. Fortunately, exercise has been shown to be as effective as many drug interventions are reducing the risk or treating cardiovascular disease.
Exercise during Cancer Treatment
There is strong evidence that exercise plays an important role in the prevention of certain types of cancers. In particular, the risk reduction of developing prostate, colon and breast cancers. There is also strong evidence that exercise plays a crucial role in the management of side effects during cancer treatment as as well as improving long-term survival rates after diagnosis.
Hypertension is an elevated blood pressure. Hypertension is a major risk factor for heart attacks, stroke and early death. Regular exercise can reduce blood pressure which can significantly reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack. Combine exercise with a healthy lifestyle and you can easily bring your blood pressure down. If you have high blood pressure, book in an appointment to help bring it down.
You’re In Good Hands
One on One Training
Most people know exercise is important for good health. The problem is its often difficult to know what to do and stay motivated to achieve meaningful improvements in health and fitness. Exercise Matters offers one-one one training to help guide and motivate you to achieve your goals.
Strength and Conditioning
Exercise Matters can help you achieve optimal performance in your chosen sport. Dr Sven Rees has worked as a Sport Scientist and Strength and Conditioning coach for the NSW Institute of Sport as well as numerous elite sporting teams and players.
Exercise during pregnancy has many benefits for both mum and baby. It can help physical conditioning required for labour and motherhood; it reduces the risk of gestational diabetes; it reduces the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension and pre-eclampsia; it can alleviate back pain; and it can also enhance mental well-being. Postnatally, exercise can also
promotes faster recovery from labour and reverse the deconditioning caused by pregnancy.
Achieve a fitter healthy you
Exercise Physiology is an allied health profession where practitioners use physical activity and changes in lifestyle to treat and manage a wide range of chronic diseases and conditions. Seeing an exercise physiologist can be subsidised by medicare or private health insurance. Talk to your doctor about a chronic disease management plan if you need help improving your health.
One in five individuals are affected by chronic pain to the point that pain significantly impacts on their daily life. Four in five Australian adults will experience at least one episode of lower back pain during their lifetime. Fortunately, appropriately prescribed exercises are as effective at relieving symptoms as pain medications and anti- inflammatory drugs.
Workplace Injury - WORKCOVER
Exercise Matters provides exercise therapy to treat work related injuries. This includes specific exercise therapy to facilitate a quick recovery time and capacity to return to work. It usually involves an initial consultation, assessment and set up of physical conditioning program for an individual worker. If you have an active WorkCover claim, please speak to your doctor or rehabilitation provider to arrange a referral to see us.