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What is Exercise Physiology?

Exercise physiology focuses on ‘exercise as medicine’ in two main areas:


  • For people recovering from injury
  • For people with chronic conditions including diabetes, obesity, arthritis, chronic pain


  • For people trying to lose weight and increase fitness
  • For people trying to improve sporting fitness and performance

Conditions Treated Include:

  • Diabetes
  • Joint & muscle pain
  • Obesity
  • Weight control
  • Arthritis
  • Heart disease

How Do I See an Exercise Physiologist?

No Referral Needed:

  • If you are uninsured or claiming through private health insurance

Referral Needed:

  • Veterans & War Widows – you can be bulk-billed with a referral from your GP
  • Medicare –you can be bulk-billed under an EPC with a referral from your GP if you have a chronic disease or injury