Accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs) are allied health professionals who hold a four-year university degree. AEP’s specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries, providing support for patients with conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health problems, cancer, arthritis, pulmonary disease and more. All of Medicine in Motion’s AEPs are registered with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and WorkCover and are recognised by most private health insurers.
The type of conditions treated by both will include musculoskeletal injuries and chronic disease. The clientele of each will range from children to the elderly. Both professions aim to increase the health and quality of life of their clients.
Physiotherapists use various treatments such as joint mobilisation and manipulation, massage, electrotherapy, acupuncture, therapeutic exercise and hydrotherapy. There are main types of Physiotherapy.
Exercise Physiologist’s use exercise and physical activity for treatment but also look at lifestyle and behaviour modification. They are experts in exercise rehabilitation and metabolic conditions. Their role is to prevent or manage chronic disease, injury and disability.
Both have a role in helping you maintain your health, wellness and quality of life. Consult your General Practitioner as to which professional will benefit you the most.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are not Personal Trainers. AEPs are allied-health professionals with Medicare Provider numbers and are trained members of the health and medical sector. Fitness professionals (e.g. personal trainers) are members of the sport and recreation sector.
Yes, credit card payments are accepted.
27 out of 35 private health insurers offer rebates on Exercise Physiology services. Talk to your insurer about your level of cover and if you are eligible for a rebate.
We currently operate from 3 gyms on the NSW south coast
In addition, we are available for home visits.
Yes, we offer hydrotherapy services in Bomaderry, Vincentia, Sussex Inlet and Ulladulla.
Yes, we are more than happy to help university students achieve their professional placement hours. Contact us on 0433637934 to discuss how we can assist you.