What is an exercise physiologist, and how can we help you? We get asked this a lot since moving to the UK! ‘Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are university qualified (minimum 4 years) allied health professionals equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries or disabilities. Pathology domains covered by the services o
As the research into the relationship between pain and exercise continues, it appears that exercise is universally agreed upon as an important part of the picture to improving symptoms and / or day to day functional capacity.
The mechanisms for why exactly exercise helps is still being uncovered but it seemingly goes beyond simply ‘strengthening your core or glutes’ for back pain or ‘activating VMO’ for knee pain etc.
In this study the authors found that improving deep and
From the World Confederation for Physical Therapy. ‘Exercise therapy is included in all guidelines for the treatment of chronic pain’. #exercise #exerciseismedicine #motionislotion #londonhealth #londonfitness #kensingtonfitness #exercisephysiology #physio #yoga #move #movement #enjoyment #pain #chronicpain #persistentpain #trustyourbody #moveyourbody @infophysiotherapy 40w
If you’re reading this you’ve probably experienced low back pain in your life. It is important, and powerful, to know that one, back pain is common and very rarely results in serious disability, and two, back pain usually resolves.
Current available evidence suggests that best practice involves taking steps to understand our pain and the factors that contribute to it (within a biopsychosocial approach) and implementing an appropriate exercise plan. This is where a qualified