NDIS client jobs readiness program

Building strength for employment success

How Exercise Physiology Transforms Lives – Building Strength for Employment Success


At Body Smart Health, we believe in the transformative power of exercise physiology, particularly for individuals with disabilities who aspire to enter the workforce. One such success story is Adam, whose journey exemplifies the profound impact of tailored physical activity programs on achieving professional and personal goals.


Stroke Rehab

What is a stroke?

A stroke, medically termed a Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), is a form of brain injury occurring from restricted blood flow to specific areas of the brain (Ischaemic Stroke) or bleeding within the brain tissues (Haemorrhagic Stroke) (Al-Qazzaz et al., 2014). 

Consequently, these regions are deprived of oxygen, disrupting normal neural function, and potentially causing motor or cognitive impairments (Heiss, 2012).


Increased falls risk associated with ageing

Ageing is a natural part of life. We all do it. With ageing, however, comes a natural decline in physical capabilities. You might wake up one morning and find it extra hard to get out of bed.

Suddenly you can’t bend down to tie up your shoelaces, or gardening, which was once an enjoyable relaxing hobby, has become a chore that you dread due to pain and feeling unstable on your feet.


The importance of core strength for children with developmental Disabilities

Every child is unique, and when it comes to children with developmental disabilities, understanding and addressing their specific needs and limitations is essential. One often overlooked but essential aspect is the development of core strength. Core strength is an important building block in a child’s development and wellbeing, right from the moment we start crawling and exploring.