Working with your body’s innate ability to heal itself.
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Radius Osteopathy Essendon osteopaths work with your body as a whole. That is, we focus on how your bones, joints, muscles, nerves, circulatory system, connective tissue and internal organs function as a whole body unit. Our Essendon osteopaths use skillful hands-on technique to correct problems of the body that cause and maintain pain.
These techniques may include deep tissue massage, joint release, posture balance and exercise. Osteo treatment is based on a thorough exam and diagnosis. We aim to get to the root cause of your problem and prevent it coming back.
How can your osteopaths help me?
An osteopath is a primary care therapist with the skill and training to assess your complaint. Your osteo can assess structural changes that may lead to stiffness and function issues, due to:
- on going injury
- poor posture and decreased range of movement
- muscle spasm
- Follow on effects of hip, knee and foot problems
What conditions do your osteopaths treat?
- Back and neck pain
- Sporting complaints
- Muscle pain
- Headaches and migraines
- Tennis elbow
- Disc problems
- Frozen shoulder
- Work injury
- Shin Splints
By forming a unique course of treatment, your osteopath will also provide a program to prevent the problem coming back.
What training does an osteopath have?
Osteopaths must complete a 5 year degree course and be approved by the Osteopathic Registration Board (AHPRA) in order to practise in Australia.
How long will the treatment take?
1st consult – A case history is taken, exam and treatment may take up to 1 hour.
A follow up standard treatment may require 30 – 45 minutes.
Can I claim this treatment on my private health?
Yes, rebates can be claimed on the spot with all private health insurers. Our Osteos are TAC and Workcover approved.
Is Radius Osteo in Essendon covered by Medicare?
Rebates are now available for a max of five (5) Osteo Treatments per patient in a year.
These rebates are available to patients that want Osteo treatment and patients should consult their GP about an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) plan.
Med. items for Osteo health service for people with chronic issues and complex care needs.
1st Consult $100
1st Consult Conc. $90
Standard Consult $80
Standard Consult Conc. $75
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