Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)


ACTIVATE Veterans Exercise and Rehabilitation

Exercise Physiology services include the delivery of clinical exercise intervention to manage chronic disease and the provision of post-acute exercise rehabilitation for people recovering from major injury or illness.

Exercise Physiology treatment contributes to the management of:

  • Age Related Conditions
  • Chronic Pain
  • Anxiety, Depression and PTSD
  • Weight Management, Obesity
  • Falls Prevention, Balance, and Mobility
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases such as Emphysema and COPD
  • Osteoporosis and Arthritis
  • Mobility, ROM and Flexibility
  • Cancer
  • Pre- or Post-Surgery

Gold and White Card Holders with a condition that will benefit from Exercise Physiology can be referred by their General Practitioner. GP’s need to provide a D904 referral stating referral condition.

Personalised Exercise Interventions for all abilities, disabilities, and needs such as:

  • Home Visits available, our AEP will visit your home or care facility to prescribe and supervise suitable exercises
  • One on one supervised Exercise therapy sessions within our private Exercise therapy gym
  • Veteran Group Exercise including independent programs conducted in an enjoyable and social atmosphere
  • Activate Group Classes such as Hydrotherapy, Seniors, and seated exercise classes
  • Partners or Carer’s fully included in Exercise Physiology interventions