Crista

Crista-Individual-ST-MARYS-31Crista Reid, Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Crista is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who started working at AEP in 2014 after completing her studies at the University of Tasmania. Crista consults at both the Edwardstown and Noarlunga AEP clinics and also travels to treat Elderly Veterans in their own homes. Crista enjoys the challenge of keeping up to date with the latest research for treating a wide range of health conditions.

Aside from working with patients who have more common conditions such as Osteoporosis, injury rehabilitation, Obesity, chronic pain and mental health disorders, Crista has also had experience working with children with disabilities, amputees, gait disorders and stroke. Crista has done additional studies in assessing, educating and prescribing exercises for patients with Lung disease such as; COPD, Lung Cancer, Heart failure, Pulmonary Fibrosis and Asthma. Crista initiated the Lungs in Action programs across both of AEPs Southern clinics. 


Qualifications:
 ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), Bach. Exercise ScienceSenior First Aid & CPR.

 

Crista has also completed additional studies in Motivational Interviewing. Her consults are client focused, consisting largely on  educating the patient thoroughly  and setting patient specific goals to enable patients to feel motivated, know exactly what to do,  why they are doing it and remain compliant. Group classes are client specific, focus on correct technique and provide a positive, fun and social environment.

 

Aside from work Crista enjoys a range of outdoor hobbies in order to live an active lifestyle, such as; hiking, skating, dancing, yoga, walking RSPCA dogs and attempting to surf.

Crista has also completed additional studies in Motivational Interviewing. Her consults are client focused, consisting largely on  educating the patient thoroughly  and setting patient specific goals to enable patients to feel motivated, know exactly what to do,  why they are doing it and remain compliant. Group classes are client specific, focus on correct technique and provide a positive, fun and social environment.

Aside from work Crista enjoys a range of outdoor hobbies in order to live an active lifestyle, such as; hiking, skating, dancing, yoga, walking RSPCA dogs and attempting to surf.