OSTEOPATHY

with Dr. David Gobbo

 

Common Conditions:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Back & Neck Pain
  • Pregnancy Related Pain / Injury
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • R.S.I (Repetitive Strain Injuries)
  • Tendonitis / Tendonopathy
  • Pain in Shoulders, Arms and Wrists
  • Pain in Hip, Knees and Ankles
  • Rehabilitation for Musculoskeletal Strains, Sprains & Injuries
  • TMJ Dysfunction & Pain


Osteopathic Assessment & Treatment

Our caring and passionate osteopaths 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.

Our Osteopath’s Profile

Dr. David Gobbo
– Master of Health Science (Osteopathy)
– Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science)
– Advance Diploma Remedial Massage (Myotherapy)
– Member of the Australian Osteopathic Association

Dr. David Gobbo graduated from Victoria University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science/Master of Health Science (Osteopathy). David is an  xperienced 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.

Consultation Hours

Tues: 9:30am — 3:30pm
Wed: 2:00pm — 8:00pm
Thur: 9:30am — 8:00pm

Dr. David Gobbo is registered APHRA Osteopathic practitioners.

Private Health Insurance :
Osteopathic service fees can be claimed via Private Health Companies extra cover.

Department of Veteran Affairs ( DVA) , TAC & Workcover:

Osteopathic service fees can be claimed with the following providers when a general practitioner refers

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.

Osteopathy Australia

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

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