Exercise Physiology has a long and interesting history that can be traced back to ancient cultures, across many continents starting with Hippocrates (370-460BC) who advocated moderate exercise to improve and maintain health.
A modern exercise physiologist will develop a personalised exercise program and guide you through the prescribed exercises to help prevent, manage and correct injuries.
If living life to its fullest important to you, our Exercise Physiologist, Jaime Cornwell, wants to help you: the locals of Pakenham, Officer, Beaconsfield, Berwick, Bunyip and surrounding areas.
Exercise Physiologists treat and manage a wide range of conditions and common health complaints. Exercise Physiology helps treat people suffering from:
Don’t let pain and illness stop you from living the life you deserve, when better health and wellbeing is just a phone call away!
Our passion for health and wellbeing for EVERY BODY means you will receive an individual and personalised treatment plan to help you reach optimal health sooner rather than later!
We always take the time to listen to you, your goals and expectations. Our tailored treatments dig deeper to treat the underlying causes not just the symptoms. As a result, our treatments usually reduce pain, restore movement and improve body function.
Nicolas Andry, a professor of medicine at the University of Paris, sums it up perfectly in his book ‘Orthopaedia: or The Art of Correcting and Preventing Deformities in Children’ (published 1743):
“Of all the methods proper for preserving health, and for preventing, and even curing a great number of diseases, there is none equal to moderate exercise. Exercise is much more effectual than medicines for the preservation of health.”
Continuous research supports that exercise is as effective as pain medication (with fewer side effects!) and helps with:
If you’re tired of pain and lacking motivation, come and see our experienced and professional team for an exercise program that’s perfect for you! EXERCISE IS MEDICINE!
It’s understandable to be a little nervous if it’s your first encounter with Exercise Physiology, especially if you don’t know what to expect. And if your pain is injury related, it’s normal to be a little apprehensive when starting up fitness related activities again.
We can assure you that your first appointment won’t consist of army style routines with a stern sergeant screaming abuse for motivation! Jaime conducts individual sessions and designs exercise programs to suit each person, her gentle encouragement – perhaps attributed to her study and teaching of Pilates – will put you at ease straight away. You can view available classes here.
Your initial consultation will include a basic assessment of your condition and exercise tolerance.
And as well as exploring your past exercise programs and results, we’ll discuss your current lifestyle, what changes you wish to make and what goals you want to achieve. We’ll also take a range of physical measurements, which may include height, weight, blood pressure, flexibility and strength testing.
Monday 8:30am – 7:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 7:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 7:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm