Patient information for our Geelong Chiropractic clinic
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What to expect?
On your first visit to our clinic, your Geelong Chiropractor will discuss with you your health history, any concerns that you may have and what your health goals are. You will undergo a thorough physical examination, depending on what is indicated by your history and presentation. It may include posture, range of motion, reflexes, sensory testing, muscle function, balance, co-ordination, primitive/postural reflexes and others as necessary for your particular case. From this thorough examination, we can let you know if this is a Chiropractic issue or find another health professional to best help you on your journey to improved health.
On your second visit we will go over the results of the examination (and any x-rays if these were taken on your initial visit) and explain the findings in detail. We will give you specific recommendations and let you know all the relevant information upfront so you can make an informed health choice moving forwards.
We pride ourselves on our thorough, professional and caring service. Call us to make an appointment or discuss how we can best help you.
Unlike many other Geelong chiropractors, Shannon Avenue Chiropractic will make every effort to assesses and provide treatment as soon as possible to get you out of pain and moving towards your health goals.
New patient forms
On arrival to our Geelong chiropractic clinic you will be asked to fill out new patient forms. These are extensive, allowing us to accurately diagnose and treat your condition and also providing informed consent for treatment. We kindly request you allow appropriate time before your scheduled appointment to fill out this paperwork. Upon request we can send these forms via email to be completed prior to your visit, please feel free to contact us for more information.
The initial consultation fee is $89 for adults and $84 for children or concession card holders. This first consultation with our chiropractor is a longer consult, at a minimum of 30 minutes. Your second consultation with Dr Matthew will again be longer as he will go through your diagnosis and create a care plan suitable for you and your condition, this consult is $74 for adults and $70 for children.
Thereafter, standard chiropractor consults are $55 for adults and $50 for children, students or concession card holders.
Claiming rebates and private health insurance
Private health care rebates differ greatly. Patients will need to be covered for chiropractic services to be eligible and the rebate amount depends on your specific extras cover.
Shannon Avenue Chiropractic offers HICAPS (Health Industry Claims and Payments Service) for on-the-spot claims. We accept all forms of payment from all private health insurance providers.
Please contact us for more information or speak to the friendly reception staff at our Geelong chiropractor clinic.