The Centre for STRONG Medicine uses exercise-based medicine to treat disease in older people. It is involved in the treatment of inpatients and outpatients of Balmain Hospital.
Diseases which are specifically targeted by STRONG Medicine include conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, depression, stroke, osteoporosis and diabetes.
The Centre for STRONG Medicine is the first centre of its kind in Australia and has been functioning for over 10 years. It is a leading researcher in the area of depression, hip fracture and diabetes, and provides education to health professionals