Is it worth seeing an exercise physiologist?
You should see an Exercise Physiologist when you need the confidence to undertake an appropriate exercise program for you, or when you have a medical condition or injury that requires specialist health care and professional exercise advice.
What is the difference between a PT and exercise physiologist?
The main difference between the two is that a physiotherapist offers hands-on treatment and passive treatment with joint manipulation, massage and acupuncture. An exercise physiologist is hands-off treatment, providing specific clinical exercise programs for the rehabilitation process.
Why would you refer someone to an exercise physiologist?
To help you manage a chronic condition or injury
They understand the challenges and complexities associated with a range of conditions and will work alongside your healthcare team to deliver safe and effective exercise interventions.