Exercise Physiology in Ryde

Exercise Physiology

After a significant injury, illness, or surgery, the absence of timely rehabilitation exercises can lead to a decline in fitness, strength, endurance, and overall health. This condition, known as “deconditioning,” heightens the risk of falls, hampers mobility, and increases dependence on others.

Exercise Physiology is a specialised field that utilises physical activity and exercise to enhance your  well-being, alleviate discomfort, and facilitate a smoother recovery post-injury, illness, or surgery.

At Royal Rehab LifeWorks Ryde, our exercise physiologist tailors a personalised exercise regimen for you. This includes not only targeted physical activities but also guidance on cultivating healthy habits, ensuring you remain as fit, robust, and vibrant as possible.

What's involved?

During your therapy, you will be doing a variety of exercises that are tailored just for you. This will include a mix of cardio, strength training, and using equipment and technology in our special gym. We will also give you safe exercises that you can do at home so you can keep up with your progress.

Your program may include:

  • Aerobic conditioning.
  • Fitness and functional testing.
  • Walking retraining which may include body weight supported walking.
  • Strategies to move more easily and safely.
  • Functional task practice as required for activities of daily living.
  • Lifestyle modifications.

Your program may include other therapies like physiotherapy, speech pathology, occupational therapy, and more, depending on your needs and goals.

We’ll also work with you to see if using advanced technology will help you achieve your goals. Our aim is to create a program that’s perfect for you, so you can get the best possible results.

What are the benefits?

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Regaining strength and function

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Increasing flexibility

Reducing or maintaining weight

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Increasing energy levels and confidence

Preventing falls

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Reducing joint stiffness and muscle pain

Increasing cardiovascular fitness

Increasing muscular strength and endurance

Advanced technologies

At Royal Rehab LifeWorks, we have a wide range of advanced technology devices to help you during your rehabilitation. Our selection includes everything from robotics, to exoskeletons and virtual reality.

These technologies work alongside more traditional therapies to help you achieve your goals. We’re proud to offer one of the most comprehensive collections of advanced technology devices in Australia.

What can I expect as a Royal Rehab LifeWorks client?

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A team of skilled therapists and clinicians.

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A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals.

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A genuine partnership between you and your clinical/therapy team so you have choice and control.

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A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for.

I’m interested, what's next?

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Contact us

The first step is to fill out the form online referral form on this website or contact our friendly team today on 1800 518 180.

2

Meet our team

Once we receive your information, we will make a time to meet with you to assess your needs and discuss your specific goals.

3

Receive your program

Following your detailed assessment, we will tailor a program to your specific needs. We will also provide you with a fee estimate.

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Start your program

We will be in touch to organise your therapy.

How can I fund my program?

There are several funding options available to access our services and programs, including NDIS, icare and self-funding, with options for private health insurance coming soon.

NDIS funding

Self-funding

icare funding

Ready to get started on your Royal Rehab LifeWorks journey?

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