Department of Veteran Affairs
Book a consultation with an Exercise Physiologist for DVA and Military Personal Services
Department of Veteran Affairs and Military Personal Services
Exercise Physiology Referral Form
If your patient is covered under DVA or Military Personal Services, we are able to provide Exercise Physiology to help them with both physical and mental health.
Please fill out the referral form below:
What is Department of Veteran Affairs or DVA Exercise Physiology?
DVA exercise physiology services address and manage chronic disease and provide rehabilitation for veterans recovering from injury or illness. Veteran Exercise Physiology helps with the management of:
Chronic muscular conditions
The goal of Exersice Physiology for DVA patients is to:
- Evaluate the client and establish an individualised exercise program that will address the clinical condition.
- Provide the client with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to manage the exercise element of their treatment by themselves.
Importance of Veteran Exercise Physiology
DVA Exercise Physiologists are able to evaluate their client’s fitness and, in turn, help them maintain or improve their health. Using tests and evaluation methods, our Exercise Physiologists are able to design a fitness program that will meet their needs and goals. Our Accredited Exercise Physiologists have been trained to:
- Administer tests
- Evaluate their client’s health
- Provide individualised exercise programs for physical fitness, flexibility, strength, and endurance
- Design personalised exercise programs for health care needs and lifestyle goals
Benefits of Veteran Exercise Physiology
Our DVA Exercise Physiology plans are safe and will help you recover and become healthy again. Benefits include:
Overcome injury with effective rehabilitation
Improve your heart health and fitness status
Reduce obesity and manage weight
Improve chronic conditions
Control your diabetes and prevent pre-diabetes from progressing
Rehabilitate following a cardiac event or exercise for cancer
Improve mental health
We are also able to assist with:
Evaluation of an individual’s ability to perform work activities in regards to their employment.
Assistance in changing long-term habits such as eating and physical activity to help improve and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Exercise recommendations pre and post-surgery
Workplace assessments to improve safety and health.
Who is Eligible for This Service?
As Accredited Exercise Physiologists we are able to treat a DVA entitled person who has both:
A referral that states the condition that needs to be treated. The referral can be from any of the following:
- Medical Practitioner
- Hospital Discharge Planner
A Gold Card which is for all conditions, or a White Card where the treatment referral is for a war caused or service related disorder that is accepted by DVA.
Where Are We Located?
Make a booking today for Veteran Exercise Physiology at one of our convenient clinics around Sydney. Please use the online referral form at the top of this page for Department of Veteran Affairs and Military Personal Services patients.
Take Charge of Your Health Today
Our Exercise Physiologists are accredited and recognised with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). They are experts in their field and have many years of experience and are able to offer a wide range of services.
At Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology, we know that our Veteran Exercise Physiology services can improve your health and fitness and provide you with a better quality of life, lifestyle and independence. Our expert staff are the best in Sydney for veteran physiology and rehabilitation. They can identify psychological barriers that may be holding you back. We will tailor a personalised DVA exercise prescription just for you. With our Veteran Exercise Physiology services, we are certain that you will be able to reach your goals.