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Strength & Balance Class

Group Falls,  Strength & Balance

Would you like to improve their balance and strength?  This class is for you!
   
You may have noticed a loss in muscle mass or tone, or would like to be more confident when walking.  The class consists of a circuit of varied strength and balance exercises, targeted to your specific needs.    All our sessions are run by our experienced  Accredited Exercise Physiologist, who are movement experts.   They will also provide you with an individualised home exercise program to complement our in-gym sessions. 

The class consists of a circuit of varied strength and balance exercises, targeted to your specific needs.    All our sessions are run by our experienced  Accredited Exercise Physiologist, who are movement experts.   They will also provide you with an individualised home exercise program to compliment our in gym sessions.

Individually tailored exercise programs for all chronic conditions and injuries in a supportive and fun environment.


Medicare rebates are eligible for those who live with diabetes and have a EPC GP referral. Prior to booking your class make sure you have your one on one with your physio to determine if this class is appropriate for you.

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Max attendees: 8
Duration: 50 minutes
Pack 6 - $120
1 casual class -$20

The Timetable

Our falls, strength and balance classes are designed for people of all ages and fitness levels. We offer a variety of class times to make it convenient for you to find a class that fits your schedule.

This class is great for those who need to improve their balance, have noticed a loss in muscle mass or tone.   Clients may also experience osteoporosis,  balance issues or past falls. This class is perfect if you would like to improve your health and fitness under the direct supervision of an exercise physiologist.

 

Past falls:

exercise programs incorporating balance and strength training significantly lower the rate of falls in older adults.

Osteoporosis:

improves bone density, decreases the risk of fractures, and enhances overall musculoskeletal health.

Neurological Disorders (e.g., Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis):

to enhance balance, mobility, and functional abilities.

Post-Stroke Patients:

strength exercises Improve balance, postural control, and reduce the risk of falls during the recovery phase.

Diabetes:

to improve balance and coordination, addressing the increased risk of falls associated with peripheral neuropathy.

Cancer Survivors:

to address balance issues and enhance overall physical function during and after cancer treatment.

Vestibular Disorders:

to target issues related to the vestibular system, improving balance and reducing dizziness.

Arthritis:

to enhance joint stability and reduce the risk of falls in individuals with arthritis.

Early Cognitive Impairment (e.g., Alzheimer's disease):

strength and balance class will promote physical activity and functional independence while addressing balance concerns.

Who is this class for?

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Class Benefits
Here are just a few of the benefits of our falls, strength and balance classes:
  • Reduced risk of falls: Falls are a major health risk for older adults. Our classes can help you reduce your risk of falling by up to 40%.
  • Improved balance and coordination: Good balance is essential for preventing falls and everyday activities such as walking, climbing stairs and getting in and out of bed. Our classes will help you improve your balance and coordination so you can move with confidence.
  • Increased strength: Stronger muscles help to support your bones and joints, which can help to prevent falls. Our classes will help you increase your strength, especially in the muscles that are important for balance.
  • Improved flexibility: Flexibility is important for maintaining good balance. Our classes will help you improve your flexibility so you can move more easily and safely.
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  • CAN I USE MY PRIVATE HEALTH?
    All treatments provided at MOVE can be claimed through your private health, We offer HICAPS facilities at all of our clinics for Private Health & Medicare instant rebate payments. We accept credit card (Visa & Mastercard). We do not normally offer credit on account payment. Patients may be eligible for a rebate from Medicare under the Chronic Disease Management (CDM), however this must be in place and initiated by a GP before treatment commences. For TAC, Workcover, and NDIS (self-managed) we require upfront payment for you to then seek reimbursement.
  • HOW TO BOOK?
    At MOVE we offer you the option to to book and pay online, an invoice will be sent to your email, allowing you to claim the session with your private health. You can also call and book over the phone. If we miss your call - please leave a message we will get back to you ASAP.
  • WHAT IS YOUR CANCELATION POLICY?
    At Move we really value time, both yours and ours. Being efficent with our appointments gives us time to research and stay abreast of all things Physio and Pilates. Our cancelation policy supports and respects the time commitment of our clients and our team. If you cancel more than 24hrs notice there is no charge to you. However a few days in advance is great, so we have the ability to rebook for other clients waiting to fill your spot. If you cancel or rebook with less than 24hrs notice there will be a charge of 50% of the scheduled fee. If you fail to attend your appointment 100% fee will be charged.
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY / MASSAGE / CLINICAL PILATES?
    Not sure what you need? Book a session or call and have a chat! The team at MOVE will be happy to point you in the right direction.
  • WHAT IS CLINICAL PILATES?
    Pilates is a method of exercise therapy that develops control and endurance of the whole body, which improves flexibility, and builds strength. At MOVE we use the reformer, tower and other equipment to guide movement, develop core strength, improve balance, coordination and control. Jess is an internationally trained Clinical Pilates Instructor. She completed her Clinical Pilates education in Vancouver Canada and has practised as a Clinical Pilates instructor within Sporting Clinics in Canada and Australia. Jess is passionate about helping you to move in all settings of your life and can provide strategies, techniques and specific exercises so you can transition your Pilates exercises into a home program. At MOVE we offer both individual sessions and small group Pilates. Exercises are always tailored to your needs, your goals and level using a combination of reformer, trapeze and other equipment.
  • TELEHEALTH PHYSIO - HOW DOES THAT WORK?
    In light of the recent pandemic, MOVE has continued to offer telehealth physiotherapy and pilates. WHAT TO EXPECT TELEHEALTH ? You will need a laptop, phone or ipad with internet connect. We use zoom platform. Just before your session we will send you an email with a link to join the telehealth session. Sessions will be approx 45min and we will provide assessment, diagnosis and a treatment plan post session. You can book and pay online, just like normal. CAN YOU CLAIM ? This is an evolving space, the Australian Physiotherapy Association is liasing with insurance providers to clear up rebates for patients utilsing telehealth services. WHAT CAN WE TREAT ONLINE? Back pain, neck pain, recent acute injury, or trainning for an event? Do you need loading and exercises advice, all of this can be completed online - if you are worried or unsure - please get in touch !
  • I'M STILL NOT SURE...
    Why don't you book a free 15min phone consult? You will recieve a call from one of our experienced physiotherapists and we can get to know each other and if we will be a good fit.
  • WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AT MOVE?
    We will spend time getting to know you and your goals. The initial assessment will be a series of questions, tests, and some manual techniques to understand what is going on and where to next. This session may also include hands on techniques, some exercises or a rehab program. This can be completed at home or in the gym and a plan for your recovery will also be included to get you moving in the right direction. What to wear – loose fitting clothes. If you are experiencing pain when you are running or jumping it is generally recommended you wear the shoes you normally do when you complete the activity. After the appointment you will recieve a treatment summary - what we found, a working diagnosis and a plan to move forward.

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Terms & Conditions 

 

Clients must have an initial assessment before commencing the class. 

Please note class packs are nonrefundable,  no shows will also be charged. 

Class packs are valid for 3 months 

Classes may be  eligible for private health rebates - please check with your private health fund*

HICAPS codes utlised are EP502

Medicare Individual Assessment for Group 81110

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Get in touch if you would like further information.

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