No, you may phone our clinic directly to make an appointment. If you wish you may ask to have an osteopath call you back to discuss is your problem is suitable for osteopathic treatment.If you have been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition you may be eligible for Chronic Disease Management (CDM) assistance from Medicare; you may speak to you GP about a referral for CDM.
You will be asked to fill out some forms in the reception area with your contact details, and a ‘consent to treatment’ form. You may speak about this with your osteopath if you have any questions. Your osteopath will then take you into the treatment room, and sit down with you to talk you through your medical history. You will be asked questions about your presenting complaint, any medications you are taking, other treatment you have had, and other factors including lifestyle, work, diet and exercise.Your osteopath will examine your body whilst you are standing, and take your body through certain movements. You may be asked to move your arms or legs, bend over or walk so they can see how your body moves. You will be asked to lie on the treatment table either on your back or stomach, your osteopath will cover you with a towel and continue to talk you through your treatment and what it is they are doing to help you.