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F.A.Q

DO I NEED A DOCTOR’S REFERRAL?

A referral from your GP is only necessary when seeing the Osteopath under Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management program or as a DVA patient.

AM I COVERED UNDER MY PRIVATE HEALTH?

Extras or Ancillary cover will give you a partial rebate for Osteopathy.
At the moment SCENAR/MST is not covered.
Contact your private health provider if you require further details.

HOW MANY TREATMENTS DO I NEED?

Our patients are seen on a case by case basis, one pain does not fit all. Your therapist will advise on necessary treatments after your first consultation.
We will always endeavour to resolve your injury as quickly as possible but results are always best when advice is followed by the patient.

WILL MY TREATMENT HURT?

Usually we try to make the treatment as easy and comfortable as possible but if the patient arrives in an acute state of pain it will not be as easy to avoid some level of discomfort/pain especially when the patient has to change position from lying to sitting for instance.

HOW LONG IS A CONSULTATION?

45 mins for an initial consult (including treatment)
30 mins for follow up consu