Osteopaths are nationally Registered Primary Healthcare Practitioners.
In Australia, Osteopaths complete 5 years of full-time University training in the assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of many different injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.
Osteopathy is a form of Hands-On manual therapy, designed to help alleviate painful conditions and increase mobility. Osteopaths use a holistic approach, looking at the body as a whole; searching for the cause of pain or dysfunction. Osteopaths of Bentleigh utilise an evidence based, multimodal approach to treatment, including manipulative therapy, exercise and education to provide the best outcomes for their patients.
Osteopaths of Bentleigh are AHPRA registered and full members of Osteopathy Australia.
Osteopathy consultations are covered by leading Private Health Funds. Rebates are generally available under Extras cover. Medicare Rebates can also be obtained when under a Team Care Plan (Enhanced Primary Care or Chronic Disease Management) as set up by your GP if eligible. Our Osteopaths are registered agents for WorkCover, TAC and DVA claims