exercise_physiology

Exercise Physiology services provided by Vitality Health + Rehab

For appointments please contact 0497 329 608 or admin@vitalityhealthrehab.com.au

No referral is needed to see an exercise physiologist, so please contact our friendly reception for further details and bookings. Private Health Rebates apply.

AN ACCREDITED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST [AEP] IS A UNIVERSITY QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL THAT PRESCRIBES EXERCISE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH LONG TERM OR CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS OR INJURIES.

Exercise Physiologist’s provide support for people with conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and arthritis.

An Exercise Physiologist will advise you what exercise is right for you and guide you through a safe and effective exercise program.


BENEFITS OF SEEING AN AEP:

  • Assistance in maintaining strength and mobility
  • Helping you to continue your activities of daily living
  • Improving posture to prevent or manage chronic pain
  • Falls prevention and balance programs
  • Rehabilitation from post surgery
  • Reduce and manage your age related illness
  • Psychological support to increase motivation
  • Lifestyle modification and behavioural change
  • Safe and self paced treatments
  • Nutritional guidance and advice
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Millicent Christou

Millie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist working with Vitality Health and Rehab. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) in 2015 followed by a Graduate Diploma of Exercise Science in 2016. Millie has years of professional experience working in rehabilitation within sporting clubs, including working as a Level 2 Sports Trainer for SANFL teams and as a Junior Netball coach for country netball teams.

She is an accredited Pilates Matwork and Reformer instructor, and implements the Pilates method in individual rehabilitation and preventative management programs to improve strength and control. Through Vitality Health and Rehab, Millie offers exercise physiology services to promote self-management of chronic conditions and injuries. Services include supervised 1-on-1 exercise sessions, Type 2 Diabetes Group Classes, Exercise Rehabilitation classes, and Veterans Exercise Classes.

Using her wide range of knowledge, Millie is passionate about encouraging quality movement through exercise prescription to help clients understand their body and health, to ultimately achieve their personal goals. She has a keen clinical interest in metabolic conditions, mental health, falls prevention, Veteran’s exercise and women’s health. In her spare time, Millie enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and travelling around the world.