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Physiotherapist/Exercise Physiologist - BundabergHEALTH WORKFORCE QUEENSLAND
Practice Information This organisation was incorporated in 1996 with the official opening of HeartStart in 1994. With the primary focus until 2010 being on cardiac rehabilitation and disease prevention, we have now expanded into a multidisciplinary centre providing Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Respiratory Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology, Diabetes Management, Audiology, Dietetic, Orthotics and Prosthetics, My Health for Life Program, and the new Bundaberg Community Diabetes Program, all from within the confines of the clinic. The clinic offers patients a full range of General Practice services including scheduled appointments, acute walk in presentations, and a strong emphasis on chronic disease management and preventative health care.
LungSmart and HeartStart – COPD and Cardiac programs operate daily from consulting rooms and gymnasium within the practice, walking track and water aerobics from outside community facilities. The My Health for Life program is delivered by our Registered Nurse and Physiotherapist, having received recognition for the highest retention rate of patients across QLD. This organisation has partnered with Central Queensland University for the research study starting in February 2018, of people’s attitudes and beliefs about physical activity during and following rehabilitation.
About the HeartStart Program: HeartStart provides cardiac rehabilitation programs to assist people with cardiovascular conditions and those recovering from cardiac events, surgery or interventions to again lead enjoyable, functional and productive lives and to lower their risk of secondary cardiac events. HeartStart also works with people who have other chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes and obesity or with people who have chronic disease risk factors like smoking, poor nutrition, high blood pressure or high cholesterol and seeks to empower them with personal skills and self-management strategies toward healthier lifestyles. About Bundaberg, Historic sugar cane city of Bundaberg is a four-hour drive north of Brisbane and the southernmost gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
It is fringed by fascinating coral cays, lagoons and 140 kilometers (87 miles) of glistening white beaches. From Bundaberg it is a short drive to Mon Repos Regional Park, home to the largest concentration of nesting sea turtles on the eastern Australian mainland. Bundaberg is also the base for diving and snorkeling trips to Lady Musgrave Island and Lady Elliot Island, as well as swimming and fishing from coastal national parks.
But Bundaberg isn’t just a coastal experience, you can also explore city drawcards such as museums, heritage buildings and lush botanic gardens. And for the kids, cinemas, bowling and leisure center's, a choice of 51 sporting and recreation clubs. Learn more about the sugar cane trade and how Australia's popular Bundaberg Rum has put this town on the map.
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