Ndis Exercise Physiology

What is Exercise Physiology?

Exercise physiology services include clinical exercise solutions that can help manage and treat conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Muscular conditions of a chronic nature
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis

Exercise is like a medicine!

An NDIS exercise physiologist can help you achieve and improve your health goals. In the NDIS exercise physiologists complete an assessment and then provide physical activity and exercise recommendations to match up with your goals, medical history and current level of fitness.

They then design an exercise program to meet your needs and that can be completed effectively and safely whilst improving your health and wellbeing. A good exercise physiology plan aims to support people with disability to achieve greater independence, quality of life and better health outcomes.

Exercise physiologist often specialise with people who have intellectual disability, neurological conditions and mental illness.

How can NDIS Exercise Physiology help?

NDIS Exercise physiology is all about improving your physical capacity, so you can be more independent and get involved in more activities at home, work, school, and in your community.

An NDIS exercise physiologist assesses your current level of function and designs a tailored exercise program targeting your needs.

Depending on your aims and goals, exercise therapy look like:

  • Increasing endurance and general fitness
  • Making improvement to your coordination and dexterity
  • Building up your flexibility and strength
  • Improving your balance and mobility
  • Reducing contractures and spasticity
  • Improving posture
  • Improving sleep quality
  • Decreasing symptoms of depression and/or anxiety
  • Creating a sustainable physical exercise routine
  • Decreasing or managing pain
  • Improving your metabolism – e.g. better diabetes management

Clinical exercise physiologists can also provide advice and education enhance your general health and wellbeing.

Do you have NDIS Funding for Exercise Physiology?

NDIS exercise physiology can be organised through two NDIS Capacity Building funding categories:

  • Improved daily living
  • Improved health and wellbeing

To find out more about the NDIS and exercise physiology, you can contact us the details below.

NDIS therapeutic, positive behaviour and employment supports
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a way of supporting people with permanent and significant disability. The NDIS is designed to give individuals greater choice and control over when, where and how their funded supports are provided. The specific support and funding available is based on each individual’s specific needs. You can find out more about what therapeutic supports are funded by referring to the NDIS website.