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GP Case Conferencing: Enhancing Return to Work Outcomes

At Specialised Health, we understand the importance of a collaborative approach in the management of Return to Work (RTW) programmes. One of the key elements of this approach is GP case conferencing. This practice involves holding a structured meeting between multiple parties on a case, typically the General Practitioners (GPs), Rehabilitation Providers (RPs) and us, […]

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Identifying Ideal Candidates for Exercise Physiology (EP): Navigating Your Case List

As a case manager, you’re well aware of the diverse challenges and needs that each of your clients presents. It’s a balancing act, determining the best course of action for their rehabilitation journey. In this space, we’re delving into the world of Exercise Physiology (EP) and exploring how to identify which clients on your case

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Biometrics. A Valuable Tool in Invisible Illness?

In the ever-evolving landscape of health and wellness, the term “biometrics” has been popping up more and more. In fact, wearable technology is projected to be the leading fitness trend in 2024 according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)!   These devices, often in the form of fitness watches, chest straps, or even

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Three Reasons Psychologists Should Pick Up Our Calls

Ah yes, a “Multidisciplinary Team”, the all golden approach to rehabilitation. If we could bet on anything when it comes to all condition-specific recommendations, it is that a multidisciplinary approach will be in there – and we are all about it! In 2023, 20% of our total referrals were for mental health. This percentage is

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Exercise Physiology Explained

Exercise Physiology Explained

Exercise physiology boasts a long history, marked by the publication of its first dedicated textbook in 1888 (1). However, it’s in the last 40 years that the field has really grown.Notably, research outputs have surged, professional bodies have solidified their presence, and exercise physiologists are increasingly valued in the realms of health and rehabilitation (2,3). 

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2023

2023 – Our Year in Review!

2023, it feels like we blinked and it’s gone! So before we hurtle (full-steam ahead!) into 2024, let’s take a brief moment to reflect on 2023.   Around the World…   Artificial intelligence burst into public consciousness, bringing excitement, concern and everything in between Neuro-sensor feedback devices became a reality, allowing people to control artificial

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The Importance of a Well-Defined Goal

In the world of exercise physiology, especially within the intricate landscape of CTP/life insurance, the concept of setting well-defined goals is like locating your North Star. Picture embarking on a journey without a clear destination – you might end up lost, motivation could dwindle, and achieving your desired outcomes could prove elusive.    At Specialised

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The Mobile Advantage in Exercise Physiology

At Specialised Health, we have been providing mobile exercise physiology services since our inception in 2013, and it’s not a decision we take lightly – there are compelling reasons why we continue to prioritise this approach.   We are well aware that travel charges can add an extra cost, and we occasionally do have to

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bounce program

The Bounce Program: Feedback from our Participants

Last week, we delved into fascinating research on fatigue management, exploring one of our favourite tools, heart rate variability. Today, however, we’re shifting our focus to the most important voices in this field: the individuals living with fatigue-related conditions. The participants of our Bounce Program.   With our program running since 2021, we decided it

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