How can Exercise Physiology help me?
Exercise Physiology is a cornerstone at Forge West End. Our Exercise Physiologists (EPs) are University qualified, Allied Health Professionals. They are equipped with knowledge and skills to deliver an exercise program tailored to you. If you have an acute, sub-acute or chronic condition, we’ll work with you and help you improve your wellbeing.
Our EP’s also design performance based exercise programs for athletes looking to go to the next level, and every day athletes wanting to achieve specific sports goals and better overall health.
In your initial appointment, your EP will conduct a thorough assessment and create a tailored exercise program specific to your needs. Whether you’re recovering from injury, managing your condition or simply looking to improve your performance, we’re here to help every step of the way.
At Forge West End, we believe in a collaborative approach toward your wellbeing because we understand that each body presents differently. Therefore, if deemed required our team of Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists will work together to design your tailored treatment plan.
Strength & Conditioning Services:
At Forge, our Exercise Physiologists also run Strength and Conditioning sessions as either a one-on-one session or group sessions (max 6 people). We can guide you through your exercise program in studio or meet you at your gym where you are a member. Our Strength and Conditioning services include:
- Home Exercise Programs
- Gym Based Programs
- One-On-One sessions
- Small Group Fitness Classes*
*Small Group Fitness Classes are conducted in our studio
What can Exercise Physiologists help with?
- Joint Pain and Tissue Injury
- Lower Back Pain
- Postural Dysfunction
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Diabetes (i.e. Type 1 and Type 2)
- Weight Gain and Obesity
- Cancer Rehabilitation
General Benefits increase:
- General health and fitness (using safe functional techniques)
- Weight loss
- Balance and posture
- Reduce your risk of injury
- Flexibility and coordination
- Muscle memory for sports-specific exercises
- Overall physical performance
- Confidence and self esteem
Next, your EP will complete a series of physical assessments because we want to establish a starting point for your wellbeing journey. These physical assessments may include testing your strength, flexibility and your cardiovascular performance. After your assessments, your EP will discuss your personal goals and create a plan on how you can effectively achieve these goals. As a result you will have a clear understanding of your treatment plan moving forward.
Small Group Training (4:1)
Our goal is to work alongside you because we want to see you moving with confidence and be able to add one (or more) of our ‘Performance Classes’ into your workout schedule. Your movement progression will be monitored under the complete guidance from your Exercise Physiologist, so you can trust your wellbeing is in very competent hands.
Your Exercise Physiologist may also provide you with a home exercise program to assist you in reaching your goals outside of the gym.
Medicare and Private Health Rebate
Exercise Physiology sessions can be claimed by most Private Health Insurance Companies, but you need to check if you are covered. Please call your insurance company before booking an appointment to see if you are eligible.