Musculoskeletal Conditions

 

Exercise Physiology can help with treatment and rehabilitation of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders including:

Head and Cervical Spine

There are many types of head and cervical injury, pain, discomfort and conditions that your physiologist can assist with, including:

  • Osteoarthritis - Although there is currently no cure for osteoarthritis (OA), treatment from an exercise physiologist can provide pain relief, improve function and help with management of the condition.

  • Tinnitus - The cause of tinnitus can sometimes be associated with musculoskeletal issues, which respond well to exercise physiology treatment.

 

Upper Limb (Elbow, Shoulder, Wrist, Hand)

Your exercise physiologist can help you with injury recovery and pain relief associated with major upper limb joints and muscle groups, including:

  • Hand & Wrist - Treatment for musculoskeletal pain caused by trauma, repetitive strain injury or other health conditions.

  • Rotator Cuff/Shoulder - Damage to tendons or muscles in the shoulder/rotator cuff area can cause significant pain and inconvenience to many everyday tasks. Exercise physiology can help with range of motion and strength.

  • Elbow - Includes treatment for injury, discomfort and common conditions, such as golfers elbow and tennis elbow.

 

Lumbar and Pelvis

From mild discomfort through to chronic pain, see your exercise physiologist about appropriate treatment:

  • Osteoarthritis - OA commonly impacts the lumbar and pelvic region and exercise physiology can help manage this condition.

  • Pelvic Floor Deficiency - A relatively common condition where safe exercise programs have been proven to greatly assist.

  • Degeneration - Relieve pain and slow down the ongoing weakening or wasting of muscles caused by degeneration.

 

Lower Limb (Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot)

Common lower limb health conditions our physiologists can assist you with include:

  • Osteoarthritis - Management and therapy for pain and discomfort caused to lower limbs by OA.

  • Muscle Sprains and Tears - Speed up your recovery from muscle sprains and tears and help prevent further injury in the future.

  • Hip/Knee Replacement Therapy - Post operation therapy to help strengthen crucial muscle groups and regain pain free movement and function.

Metabolic Issues

 

Many metabolic related health conditions can be managed effectively and respond well to practical treatment programs. At Full Circle Wellness we can help you manage:

  • Obesity - Being overweight or obese puts you at risk of many weight related illnesses and health conditions. The best time to do something about it is now. Obtaining and maintaining a healthy weight range can be a achieved with professional advice and support from our team of professionals at Full Circle Wellness.

  • Diabetes - Receive expert nutritional advice and exercise treatment programs with proven effectiveness for management of diabetes. 

  • Hypercholesterolaemia - The presence of high cholesterol in the blood can usually be linked with genetic predisposition, diet and lifestyle. Our nutritional and exercise advice can help you control and treat hypercholesterolaemia effectively.

  • Chronic Conditions - Safe and individual exercise and dietary advice help achieve goals and reduce Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk.

Cardiac Health

 

Exercise physiology can play a major role in the improvement of your cardiac health. Full Circle Wellness offer treatment for a range of Cardiac Health conditions, including:

  • Hypertension - High blood pressure left untreated can have serious health consequences. Among the most important treatments for hypertension are improved nutrition and a more active lifestyle. Your exercise physiologist will help you with easy to implement exercise programs as part of treatment to help you improve your blood pressure and get more out of life.

  • Angina - Lifestyle changes may be highly important in helping you manage and treat angina. Knowing how to eat properly and exercise correctly can not only reduce the pain discomfort angina causes but also reduce other heart disease issues and improve your overall health.

  • Post Heart Attack - After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery or stents your exercise physiologist can help you with an exercise treatment program to return to many everyday tasks and decrease risk of further heart attack.

  • Obesity - It is no secret that exercise and nutrition are highly important for maintaining a healthy weight. If you are already obese though it can sometimes be daunting knowing how and where to start to get back to a healthy weight range. Live Well Rehab will help you by customising a treatment plan specifically for your situation.

Pulmonary Health

 

Improve your pulmonary health with advice and treatment from an accredited exercise physiologist at Full Circle Wellness.

Pulmonary Health Conditions treated include:

  • Asthma - Your exercise physiologist can help you with exercise training to increase the strength of muscles that are crucial to your respiratory system. 

  • Bronchitis - Receive expert advice on exercising to improve the strength and ease of your breathing and to help loosen troublesome mucus.

  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) - Exercise treatment for COPD can help improve the condition of the lungs to assist in faster recovery after activities that would normally be very demanding. An effective exercise program will give you more energy to do the things you love, with delayed and reduced fatigue.

  • Emphysema - Improve your lung capacity and make it easier for your body to breathe with a personalised exercise program from your physiologist. Exercise can help train your body's use of oxygen and reduce shortness of breath in everyday tasks.

Neuromuscular Conditions

 

Treatment and therapy from an exercise physiologist has been proven to be very effective in improving the quality of life for sufferers of Neuromuscular health conditions. Common Neuromuscular Conditions treated at Full Circle Wellness Include:

  • Dementia - Exercise can be a useful therapeutic strategy in managing dementia. Your exercise physiologist can help design an exercise program specifically suited to your age and lifestyle.

  • Parkinson’s Disease - Exercise programs can be used to lessen the impact of this fairly common degenerative condition and reduce other health complications. The benefits of seeking therapy from our exercise physiologist can include greater independence, a more active lifestyle and increased social confidence.