No. Osteopaths are primary healthcare practitioners and are trained to recognise conditions that require medical referral. They are also trained to perform standard neurological, orthopaedic, cardiovascular and respiratory system examination.
Yes. Osteopathy is covered by most private health funds, depending on your table of cover. It is best to call your fund to double-check your cover status before booking your appointment if unsure. Osteopaths are also registered providers for the Medicare Enhanced Primary Care programme, DVA programme, Workers’ Compensation, and Motor Vehicle Insurance Commission.
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