WELLNESS HQ is a division of HQ that is committed to assisting our patients with real and sustainable weightloss solutions, Pre and post bariatric programs and chronic and lifestyle disease education, management and treatment.
At HQ you join a community of people that will become your HQ family and help guide and support you achieve and maintain your goal weight in a way that is both physically and mentally.
We understand that your health issues are complex. In order to make long term changes you need a treatment plan that is personalised and has a range of integrated solutions. Along with our other services from REHAB HQ and FIT HQ, our team of experts work together to achieve your goals:
Dieticians who provide long term eating solutions with step by step changes in your eating habits;
Exercise Physiologists specialise in clinical exercise prescription and the delivery of exercise and lifestyle modification programs for people who are at risk of, or living with chronic disease;
Psychologists that will get you in the right state of mind for long term change;
Health Coaches who will motivate and help you focus on you achieving your goals.
At WELLNESS HQ we treat and manage a broad range of conditions, including common health issues that are preventable and treatable. Some of the conditions we treat include:
Diabetes - Exercise training improves glycaemic control, body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, cardiovascular risk, physical functioning and well-being in patients with T2DM or pre-diabetes.
Arthritis – exercise reduces pain, maintains muscle strength around affected joints, reduces joint stiffness, prevents functional decline, and improves mental health and quality of life
Osteoporosis – exercise may reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures by enhancing the peak bone mass achieved during growth and development, by slowing the rate of bone loss with aging, and/or by reducing the risk of falls via benefits on muscle strength and balance.
High Blood Pressure - on a population average, the reduction in SBP and DBP for patients with hypertension who undertake habitual aerobic exercise is approximately 7/6mmHg. This decrease is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality, death due to stroke and death due to coronary heart disease by 7%, 14% and 9%, respectively.
Falls Risk – exercise can improve muscular strength, balance, balance confidence, and walking speed, as well as psychological factors such as mental ability and mood. Exercise interventions can reduce the risk of falls up to 34%.
Clients may be eligible for Medicare, Workcover, Veterans Affairs and Health Insurance rebates for Exercise Physiology services.