OSTEOPATHY

with Dr. David Gobbo

Dr. Gobbo’s osteopathic services have a holistic approach, combining thorough assessment and
examination with current research and a unique blend of hands on experience and clinical
expertise, creating a tailor made treatment plan for your condition. Once arriving at the most
likely cause of your problem, treatment may comprise of a combination of various massage or
other soft tissue techniques, joint manipulation and mobilisation. Where appropriate,
prescription of specific rehabilitative exercises may be administered, as well as ergonomic
and/or lifestyle advice in order to speed up your recovery time and get you back to doing the
activities that you love.

What to expect during a osteopathic consultation:
– A thorough medical and musculoskeletal assessment
– Manual hands on therapy to manage pain, aid tissue repair and encourage recovery
– Exercise and rehab prescription to increase strength and prevent injury recurrence
– A personalised management plan, as well as pain and injury education aiming to empower and
inform you about your condition.

And when necessary:
– Musculoskeletal Imaging referral (X-ray or other imaging or test)
– referral to another practitioner if required.

– Master of Health Science (Osteopathy)
– Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science)
– Advance Diploma Remedial Massage (Myotherapy)

Dr. David Gobbo graduated from Victoria University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science/Master of
Health Science (Osteopathy). David is an experienced practitioner with almost 8 years of experience
in the health industry as a myotherapist, and has been a senior practitioner at The Lotus Healing Centre since 2016. In addition to working in private practice, David has also worked in the sporting and corporate health
sectors. David has a deep appreciation of the function of the musculoskeletal system and aims to
tailor each treatment plan to your individual needs and lifestyle. David has an interest in a wide variety of conditions, especially chronic pain, headaches and migraines.

Mon: 9:30am — 8:00pm
Wed: 2:00pm — 8:00pm
Thur: 9:30am — 8:00pm
Dr. Gobbo is a registered APHRA Osteopathic practitioner.
Private Health insurance :
Osteopathic service fees can be claimed via Private Health Companies extra cover.

Medicare & EPC/CDM:
If you have obtained a EPC/ CDM referral from you GP you may be eligible for a rebate from Osteopathic services.
Please consult your GP to discuss eligibility for a EPC/CDM plan.

For more information and to find out whether osteopathy is the right treatment for you, please visit the Osteopathy Australia website.

SPORTS INJURIES

BACK & NECK PAIN

PREGNANCY RELATED PAIN / INJURY

HEADACHES & MIGRANES

R.S.I (REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES)

TENDONITIS / TENDONOPATHY

PAIN IN SHOULDERS, ARMS & WRISTS

PAIN IN HIPS, KNEES & ANKLES

REHABILITATION FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL STRAINS, SPRAINS & INJURIES

TMJ DYSFUNCTION & PAIN

Osteopathic fees can be claimed with most Private Health Insurance Companies