Institute Of Sports and Spines
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Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, and Exercise Science.
Type II Diabetes Education and Exercise Program
We are looking for a group of 100 patients to participate in a study to assess the effect of an 8 week exercise intervention program to improve control of blood glucose levels, lose weight and hopefully long term reduce their reliance on insulin or in best case scenario remove the need for medication entirely. Our program is FREE for eligible participants. We will not be charging patients above the Medicare Benefit scheduled fee. This means you have nothing to lose, other than weight and medication!
Program is made up of:
45mins exercise session – Guided session in our state-of-the-art rehab gym. Made up primarily of resistance based exercises (strength) as research has shown this to be the most beneficial form of exercise for stimulating insulin sensitivity. Cardiorespiratory exercise will also be included to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.
15mins education session – at the end of each session we will have a group discussion on particular topics. This way you can bring your own experiences and management strategies to the group.
To participate, you will need to visit your GP for a referral to our team for the program.
You will need a GP management plan (item 721 or 732) to be referred to our Accredited Exercise Physiologist team for an Assessment for group services (item code 81110) and for an 8 week Exercise Physiology – group service (item code 81115).
You will be provided with useful resources and materials to take home. Additionally you will be given a home exercise program and some basic dietary advice. (More complex cases will be given dietician details).
We will be tabulating our data and writing the results up for publication. This data can be provided to your GP on completion of the program.
What is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist?:
General information regarding Group Allied Health Services for Type 2 Diabetics: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/health-medicare-group-allied-health-brochure.htm
To help you get the most out of your massage at the Institute of Sports and Spines, please choose the style of massage that best meets your needs and expectations for today.
Deep Tissue Massage
Trigger Point Therapy
Sports Injury Massage
Tui na Massage (pronounced ‘twee naw’)
Strength and Fitness Class
Stength and Fitness classes at Institute of Sports and Spines are designed and run by our clinical team.
The classes integrate elements of aerobic and strength training. Exercises are kept as functional as possible while incorporating all major muscle groups of the body. This ensures a highly challenging and satisfying workout. There are always alternatives offered for each exercise if need be. Those with less experience will be offered easier variations, while those with more gym experience will be offered more challenging variations.
When designing the program, we take into consideration movement limitations and gym experience to produce a routine that caters for all participants.
The class includes full instruction of each exercise and analysis and coaching of exercise technique. While participants are given motivation throughout the session, you are welcome to work through each exercise at your own intensity.
The class goes for 1 hour and is conducted in a fully supported environment by our Exercise Physiologist.
When: THURSDAYS 6.15pm arrival for 6.30pm start.
Stretch and Mobility Class
Our stretch classes at Institute of Sports and Spines are designed to give you a whole body workout to improve your flexibility and mobility.
Classes are run by our clinician team with extensive experience in strength and exercise training. Each class is designed to mobilise your entire ability and vary each week so that you continue to learn new stretches that you can utilise at home.
The advantage of having a clinician running a class is if you have specific problems or issues they can help modify and improve the stretches to suit your individual presentation.
When: TUESDAYS 5.45pm arrival for 6.00pm start.
Please book ahead with reception as classes are limited.
Institute of Sports and Spines new facility at 820 Old Cleveland Road Carina, 4152, is aimed at combining the ability to conduct performance testing with clinical treatment and management as well as rehabilitation and training programs for both the athlete and general public.
Our facility aims to be patient centric, driven by your goals, so that we achieve the outcome you desire.
With a 20 year history involving both competing in, training and treating elite athletes and the general public, Don Williams and his team of professionals are more than happy to discuss your healthcare needs.
Services provide include; Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Remedial Massage, gait analysis, sports performance testing, video bike fitting, video gait analysis, rehabilitation program development (pre and post operative).
Conditions treated; General aches and pains, back pain, neck pain, disc injuries, shoulder injuries, elbow injuries, hip pain and injuries, knee pain and injuries, muscle tightness and pain, arthritis, tennis and golfers elbow, whiplash, scoliosis, headaches and migraines, sports injuries, running gait issues, bike position issues, stability and postural dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, nerve root entrapments
Monday 7.30 am to 7.30 pm
Tuesday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Wednesday 7.50 am to 7.30 pm
Thursday 7.30 am to 7.30 pm
Friday 7.30 am to 5 pm
Conveniently located to service the following areas:
Alexandra Hills | Balmoral | Belmont | Birkdale | Brisbane | Bulimba | Cannon Hill | Capalaba | Carina | Carindale | Chandler | Clayfield | Cleveland | Gumdale | Hawthorne | Hemmant | Holland Park | Lota | Lytton | Manly-West | Manly | Mansfield | Morningside | Mt Gravatt | Murarrie | Ormiston | Pinkenba | Ransome | Seven Hills | Sheldon | Thornside | Thornlands | Tingalpa | Wakerly | Wellington Point | Wishart | Wynnum