The Forum has its very own Accredited Exercise Physiologists (EP) who are registered with ESSA to deliver a range of programs for those with specific rehabilitation or chronic illness needs.
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What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?
- Specialist in exercise for rehabilitation
- Exercise for health and well-being
- Chronic and complex medical conditions
- Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
- Work conditioning
- Improvements in sports performance
- Lift for Life training program for Type 2 Diabetics.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists specialise in the delivery of exercise & lifestyle modification programs for people with chronic conditions and healthy populations.
Why a GP may refer you to an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
- To improve your quality of care
- To improve self management
- To incorporate more preventive services.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists are differentiated from other allied health professionals by the possession of extensive knowledge, skills and experience in clinical exercise delivery and health-behaviour modification counselling for people with chronic diseases. As Accredited Exercise Physiologists are registered with Medicare Australia, you are eligible to claim against private health and Medicare funding.
Our EP's can treat and manage a broad range of conditions
These include a range of commonly preventable health conditions:
- Diabetes and Pre Diabetes
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Musculoskeletal Injury Arthritis
- Dysmetabolic Syndrome
- Back and Neck Pain
- Occupational Injury
- Chronic Respiratory Disease and Asthma.
Private Health Funds
Our EPs are registered with major health funds. We request payment at time of consultation and a receipt will be issued for you to take to your individual health fund.
Medicare EPC Referrals
Our EPs are registered with Medicare to provide services as part of the Enhanced Primary care (EPC) Program. Please ask your GP if you qualify for an EPC referral. If so, you can claim a rebate back through Medicare for up to five visits to us over a calendar year. We request payment at time of consultation and a receipt will be issued. You will be required to take the receipt to Medicare to claim your rebate. This is not a bulk bill service.
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
All gold card holders will be bulk billed if referred by your GP.
To find out more about The Forum's Exercise Physiology programs please contact our PT Manager Mel.Poulton@theforum.org.au