Exercise is a medicine that has numerous benefits when it comes to living a healthy life, and anyone can see an exercise physiologist. In a world where comfort is safe, an exercise physiologist helps people push the boundaries, step into the magic place where things happen, and overcome and manage pain, trauma, chronic disease, and self-doubt. Here are some of the reasons you may need to see an exercise physiologist.
Improve Your Mental Health
Several types of research have shown how valuable exercise is for improving mental health and aiding in the prevention of mental illnesses such as depression. Those living with mental illness usually experience additional challenges. Exercise physiologists understand the challenges people suffering from mental disorders face and are specially training to help overcome them. They have the knowledge and skills to deliver safe and personalized exercise treatment for people living with conditions such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
Overcome Persistent Pain
If you have persistent pain caused by overuse or injury, your doctor may refer you to go see an exercise physiologist. In 2020, over 3 million Australians were living with Persistent pain, and it was estimated to increase significantly. Many people living with pain often avoid engaging in any form of exercise for fear of making it worse. Exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective pain management options. If you are one of the millions of people living with persistent pain in Australia, seeing an exercise physiologist can help you.
Exercises help to control the level of insulin, which helps you manage diabetes. It can help reduce the risk of developing conditions such as heart disease and control weight, which are often associated with diabetes. Exercise physiologists are well knowledgeable and experienced to understands the complex relationship between insulin and exercise and will work with you to manage your condition.
Improve Cancer Treatment
Every day, hundreds of Australians are diagnosed with cancer. Several types of research have established that exercise is a very effective approach for the management of cancer. In fact, recent research found that women who start exercising after they have been diagnosed with breast cancer significantly reduce their risk of dying compared to the women who don’t exercise.
Perfect for Pregnant Women
During pregnancy and after childbirth, the body goes through series of changes. Due to the changes, your exercise needs to change, and so do you need to engage in exercises that are more suitable to your condition. While exercise is beneficial and safe both during and after pregnancy, the wrong form of exercises can be unsafe. An exercise physiologist can work with you to prescribe effective exercises that are safe for you during your stage of pregnancy or post-natal care.
How Can We Help?
If you want to get healthier and see an exercise physiologist, get in touch with Movement 101. Our exercise physiologists will create the exercise prescription framework tailored to your specific health needs creating sustainable, long-term results. Contact us today to learn more about our services.
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