Institute of Sports and Spines run a range of exercise and educational group classes to help you with your healthcare needs. From chronic disease management, through to circuit classes and spinal stability classes, our scope is sure to have something to suit everyone.
Body Balance – Stretch and Stability Class
Stretch classes at Institute of Sports and Spines give you a whole body workout to improve your flexibility and mobility. Each class is designed to mobilise your entire body They vary each week so that you continue to learn new stretches to use at home. Clinicians run the class. They account for your specific problems or issues and can modify and improve the stretches to suit your individual needs.
Strength and Fitness Class
These group classes integrate elements of aerobic and strength training. Exercises are kept as functional as possible. The goal is to exercise all major muscle groups of the body. Therefore creating a challenging and satisfying workout. Participants are motivated throughout the session and you are welcome to work through each exercise at your own intensity. Our Exercise Physiologist run the 1 hour class in a fully supported environment.
Functional Fitness Class
The aim of this class is:
- To improve your functional fitness to make everyday tasks at home easier (e.g. climbing stairs, hanging up washing, carrying groceries)
- Increase whole body strength
- Boost cardiovascular fitness
- Improve balance to reduce falls risk
- Educate about the importance of exercise as we age
We run the classes n our lecture room at Institute of Sports and Spines. Importantly, practitioners conduct and supervise the sessions. Therefore ensuring you are performing all exercises correctly. This significantly reduces the risk of any injury.
Our practitioners take into account your health conditions and adapt the session accordingly.
Type II Diabetes Education and Exercise Program
Institute of Sports and Spines conducts a 8-week Education and Exercise Program for Type II Diabetics. The goal is to improve control of blood glucose levels, lose weight and reduce long-term reliance on insulin. In a best case scenario, remove the need for medication entirely. Our program is bulk billed for eligible participants, with no out of pocket expense.