Screen Shot 2021-10-14 at 2.25.53 pm.png

Clinical Exercise & Pilates

Clinical exercise programs are designed by our leading Physiotherapists to support your health, rehabilitation and performance. No matter your stage of life, every class is individualised so you can be confident that you are safely working towards your health and fitness goals.

The great news is that because our clinical exercise classes are Physiotherapy led with evidence supporting its positive outcomes, all of our classes are claimable on health insurance under your ‘Physiotherapy’ allowance. Check with your health funds directly for further information.

Screen Shot 2021-10-14 at 2.26.27 pm.png

PRIVATE OR DUET CLINICAL EXERCISE

Perfect for: correcting technique and working on personal goals

A 1:1 session with a Physiotherapist to help rehabilitate injuries, target specific goals and build confidence in preparation for classes. This will utilise the full reformer, trapeze table, chair and other apparatus.

Pre attendance requirements

Initial 1 hour min assessment for history, assessment of movements and strength and discussion of program goals. Will commence Pilates exercise in the initial session.

Duration 30-60 mins | Class Size 1-2

Screen Shot 2021-10-14 at 2.24.35 pm.png

CLINICAL EQUIPMENT | SEMI PRIVATE

Semi-private clinical equipment class using the reformer, trapeze table, wonder chair and small apparatus to rehabilitate injuries or work at a beginners to advanced level to target specific core and mobility goals. Each individual is working on their own exercises and own program under close supervision and instruction by your Physiotherapist.

Pre attendance requirements

Will require between 2-3 1:1 sessions prior to joining to assess, teach foundational movements and plan program based on individual client goals.

Duration 50 mins | Class Size 4

Web-Prana-Physio-Exercise-65.jpg

STRENGTH BONES & BALANCE

A circuit-style class for those over 60 to target bone health, balance, muscle strength, posture and core. This class utilises various physio equipment to challenge the body and mind. Each individual is working at their own level under close supervision and instruction by your Physiotherapist.

Pre attendance requirements

You will need a 60 minute assessment to take history to understand injuries, goals, health status and into the class. You will commence exercise in the initial session.

Duration 50 mins | Class Size 4

Class Timetable

Click here to download timetable

Our timetable is always growing, please contact us to request new class times. 

Prana-Physio-Clinical-Exercise-Timetable.png

Book online now or give us a call to organise your next appointment.

Screen Shot 2021-10-14 at 2.26.07 pm.png

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Why do I need to attend a Pre-Class Assessment?

This initial session provides the Physiotherapist with a thorough history of your health and injuries and ensure that you are working at a safe yet challenging level of exercise. The initial assessment also provides time for 1:1 instruction of foundational exercises.

 

I am an existing patient of the practice, do I still need a pre-class assessment consultation?

More than likely yes, however if you are currently under physiotherapy care you can discuss this with your physiotherapist.

 

What do I wear to an Exercise Class?

Any exercise clothes that you are comfortable moving in. You will be required to wear grippy socks for safety and hygiene. Typically classes are done barefoot, however you may prefer to wear enclosed joggers. 

 

What else do I need to bring?

Please bring a towel and water bottle.

 

How long are classes?

Private or Duet classes are booked as per a normal appointment and can be 30 minutes or 60 minutes.

Semi-private or group classes are 50 minutes.

If you are limited by injury or illness, you do not need to stay for the full duration of the group class.

 

Who is running each exercise session?

Every exercise consultation is Physiotherapy led with additional qualifications in Exercise Physiology, Clinical Pilates or Exercise Science. We consider exercise consultations “shared physiotherapy appointments” as we are still working on injury prevention, rehabilitation, strength and mobility – from our physiotherapy lens. 

 
 

Clinical Questions

I’m pregnant, am I safe to exercise?

If you have clearance from your obstetrician, we will ensure exercises safe for pregnancy.

 

I’m postnatal, am I safe to exercise?

If you have clearance from your obstetrician, we will ensure exercises safe for the post-natal period.

 

I’ve had spinal or orthopaedic (shoulder, hip, knee etc) surgery, am I safe to exercise?

Absolutely. If you have been given clearance by your surgeon to commence physiotherapy rehabilitation, these individualised classes can be a fantastic supplement to 1:1 physiotherapy consultations and home exercises.

I have tried clinical pilates and other exercise groups before and my symptoms flared up. I want to exercise but I’m not sure if this is for me?

All exercise prescription is carefully considered and individualised to your needs and injury history. Your session will be paced to your needs

 

I have no injuries or health concerns, can I still join in for health and performance?

Absolutely, we can provide challenging exercise session to improve strength, tone and flexibility.

 

Fees & Rebates

What are the fees?

Private and duet exercise consultations are dependent on the practitioner you see. Group session packs are available for both private, duet and group classes.

How do I claim exercise sessions with my private health insurance?

Casual exercise classes can be claimed at the time of consult. If you have purchased a prepaid exercise pack, at the completion of the pack reception will email you a receipt for you to claim completed sessions with your health fund.

 

Can I claim exercise sessions using Medicare?

If your GP has provided you with an Enhanced Primary Care plan, one on one exercise consultations can be claimed under your plan if they relate to your referral.

Policies

What is your cancellation policy?

If an exercise consultation is cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice, full fees will be charged or a class on a prepaid back deducted. We understand that we live busy and often unpredictable lives, however to ensure we are fair and consistent with all clients no exceptions will be made to our Cancellation Policy.

What is your COVID policy?

Double dose vaccination is required to participate in any Clinical Exercise service or class. You must wear a mask during exercise, check-in to all classes using the QR code and sanitise your hands regularly during the class. Please remain 1.5 metres away from other participants at all times. Please do not attend if unwell or on quarantine orders.