Exercise for Parkinson’s Disease

As April draws to a close, it’s imperative to acknowledge the ongoing need for education and awareness surrounding Parkinson’s disease, especially considering the staggering statistics—150,000 Australians live with this condition, with 50 new diagnoses each day and over 1,100 cases of young-onset Parkinson’s annually among those under 65. Beyond a mere month-long campaign, Parkinson’s awareness […]

Debunking Myths: Understanding and Overcoming Persistent Back Pain

Persistent back pain can feel like an insurmountable obstacle, casting a shadow over daily life and causing anxiety about long-term consequences. However, it’s essential to understand that while it may be distressing, it’s rarely dangerous. Let’s debunk some common myths surrounding back pain and explore empowering approaches to manage and overcome it. Myth 1: Getting […]

What Is An Accredited Exercise Physiologist?

Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP) are university-qualified allied health professionals. They specialise in designing and delivering safe and effective exercise interventions for people with chronic medical conditions, injuries, or disabilities. Services delivered by an AEP are also claimable under compensable schemes such as Medicare and covered by most private health insurers. When it comes to the prescription […]