Osteopathy is a manual therapy which hands-on treats the joints, muscles & ligaments of the body. Osteopaths assess the bio-mechanics of the body & use gentle techniques to reduce pain, improve movement & function. Osteopaths use a holistic approach, looking at the whole body, to identify the cause of your pain & help provide a long term relief.
. Osteopaths can assist in the recover from a wide range of aches and pains including...
At your 1st consultation the osteopath will ask a lot of questions about your presenting complaint & medical history. This will help to identify the cause of your problem. This will be followed by an examination of your posture and movement. Thorough orthopedic & neurological testing will be performed if indicated to diagnose your condition. Your Osteopath will discuss lifestyle factors which may be contributing, including stress, exercise, diet and occupational factors.
Osteopaths are primary care practitioners. You don't need a referral to consult an osteopath.
Most Health Insurance Funds offer rebates for Osteopathic treatment, however it will depend on your level of cover and individual health insurance plan. Check your policy to see if it is covered. We have HICAPS & EFTPOS available to claim on the spot if you are covered.
If your GP has issued you an Enhanced Primary Care plan (EPC), for Chronic Disease management you may be eligible to claim part of the cost of your osteopathic treatment from Medicare. This rebate an be claimed on site with our HICAPS terminal. For more information speak to your GP or call us today.
Yes, if you have any please bring them in.
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