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About Osteopaths of Richmond

Osteopaths of Richmond was formed by Ramsay Willmott, a local Richmond resident with a passion for Osteopathy and the Richmond community.

We are conveniently located within Yarra Medical Richmond site at 486 Victoria Street, Richmond Victoria, 3121.
Please call Yarra Medical Richmond to make an appointment with Ramsay or use the Yarra Medical online booking portal.

Osteopaths of Richmond services Richmond and the surrounding areas including Abbotsford, Collingwood, South Yarra, Burnley, Cremorne, Kew, Hawthorn and Hawthorn West.

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What is Osteopathy?

Osteopaths are nationally registered primary healthcare practitioners under AHPRA.  No referral is required to visit an Osteopath.

Osteopaths complete 5 years of full-time university training in the assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment of many different injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.

Osteopaths utilise a hands-on approach to helping people decrease their pain and increase their mobility.

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What do Osteopaths Treat?

Osteopaths treat people of all ages, including pregnant women, school children, athletes, adults and seniors.
Common conditions osteopaths treat and help manage can include :

  • Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain.
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle and Tendon Injuries
  • Arthritis and Arthritic Conditions
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • Achilles and Plantar Fasciitis Complaints
  • Running Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Whiplash Injury
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PRPGP)
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What to expect in a Treatment/What to Bring

Your treating osteopath will take a detailed history of your complaint and ask about other relevant factors in your health.

To gain an understanding of what may be causing you pain or motion restriction, your osteopath will perform a thorough physical examination including relevant orthopaedic and basic medical examinations.

Treatment of issues generally involves some massage type techniques to the Soft Tissues (muscle, tendon, ligament), and often joint mobilisation or manipulation to the specific joints that are restricted or limiting quality of movement.

Current research suggests that a multi-modal approach (eg: manipulative therapy, exercise and education) provides better outcomes than a single mode approach. Our Osteopaths incorporate a multi-modal approach to treatment, usually with a Hands-On approach being accompanied by rehabilitation exercises, medication review, ergonomic advice and nutritional advice when appropriate.

Bring: copies of previous scan results (if applicable) and loose fitting clothing to allow for ease of movement during your treatment.

Fees

Initial Consultation (~40mins): $100

Return Consultation (~40mins): $90

Appropriate Concession Card holders receive $5 off

Osteopaths at Osteopaths of Richmond are registered agents for WorkCover, TAC and DVA claims and are able to provide rebates under most Private Health funds (extras) and Medicare Rebates under a Care Plan (Enhanced Primary Care or Chronic Disease Management – ask your GP!).

No Referral is necessary to visit an Osteopath.

Cancellation Fees

Cancellation fee (within 24 hours) & missed appointments 50% of fee

Osteopath Richmond Directions

There is street parking available on Victoria Street Davison Street and Leslie Street. Or, if travelling by public transport, the Leslie Street/Victoria Street Tram Stop (Stop 23) on the 109 and 12 Lines is right outside our front door.

To learn more about Osteopaths of Richmond, visit us at osteopathsofrichmond.com.au