Disease Management

Exercise In The Prevention And Management Of Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis and who is at risk? Osteoporosis is a crippling bone disease that results in an increased risk of bone fractures. This is due to a reduction in the density of bone tissue, which is measured

Exercise And Cancer Recovery: The Benefits Of Physical Activity

Did you know that 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women in Australia will be directly affected by cancer by the age of 75? In fact, there are approximately 108,000 new cancer cases each year in Australia, representing

Victoria’s Diabetes Epidemic: The Staggering Statistics

Diabetes can lead to many long-term complications such as nerve damage in the feet and eyes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney damage.  Shocking new data has revealed that diabetes has more than doubled over

The Benefits Of Exercise For Diabetes

There is a significant amount of research available documenting the importance of structured physical activity in the prevention and management of diabetes.  Despite all of this information, just 39% of adults

Exercise Physiologists’ Services Covered Under Medicare

You probably know that the Australian Medicare system is wide ranging in covering the medical expenses of General Practitioner (GP) visits, public hospital stays, specialist medical appointments, annual eye tests,