What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a health care profession focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.

Chiropractors utilise many safe, gentle and effective techniques to help restore proper spinal structure and function. Chiropractors may also offer supportive health care advice on nutrition, ergonomics, posture and rehabilitative exercise programs.

What are some of the conditions chiropractors can help with?
  • Back and neck pain

  • Headaches / migraines

  • Joint pain and stiffness

  • Spinal disorders

  • Sporting injuries

  • Shoulder / elbow / hand pain

  • Hip / knee pain / ankle pain

  • Arthritic complaints

  • Sciatica

  • Sprains / strains

  • Shoulder injuries / rotator cuff

  • Pinched nerve

  • Jaw / TMJ pain

  • Paediatric conditions

  • Pregnancy-related back pain / low back pain

What to expect on the initial visit?
  • A full case history assessment

  • Thorough physical assessment (orthopaedic, neurological and chiropractic)

  • X-ray referral if clinically indicated

  • Soft tissue therapy (massage therapy)

  • Safe and gentle spinal manipulative therapy

  • Long term preventative measures

  • Nutritional, ergonomic, postural and lifestyle advice

  • Rehabilitative exercise programs

What types of payment methods are accepted?
  • HICAPS available for on the spot private health insurance claims.

  • Bulk Billing available for Medicare Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plans (please note a GP’s referral or care plan is required).

  • EFTPOS, MasterCard, Visa, Amex and Cash payments are also all accepted.

Do I need a referral to come see a chiropractor?

No. Chiropractors are primary healthcare practitioners therefore a referral is not necessary.

 

However, a GP’s referral is required for Medicare Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plans, Workers Compensation, Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) matters.

 

Elia Chiropractic recognises the value and responsibility of working in collaboration with GP’s and other health care professionals to ensure you receive a high quality of care.

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Elia Chiropractic is Melbourne’s Finest Family Chiropractic service established to provide the broader community with high quality, affordable healthcare. Our aim is to provide you with the best and most current evidence-based treatments to ensure you receive a high quality of care. We are committed to educate and empower you with the knowledge and inspiration needed to choose optimal health solutions. We continually strive for clinical excellence and ensure the highest ethics, integrity and professional standards are met to optimise patient care within a friendly and caring environment.

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