Dysdale Osteopathy staffWho we are

Our clinic aims to assist the community of the northern Bellarine to live more active and health lifestyles, regardless of their age and chosen activities.

Our clinic incorporates treatment rooms and a rehabilitation facility, in house floor mat pilates, functional and pregnancy focussed pilates classes, and a reception team to form an important relationship with our patients, potential patients and our osteopathic staff.

We pride our service on providing a patient focussed environment, with active involvement of practitioners with in the clinic and external care givers such as GP's and health providers. This ensures the best outcome for patients.

Common problems and conditions we can assist to relieve are:

  • back and neck pain including disc bulges and nerve problems such as sciatica
  • sore muscles and muscle tears/strains
  • headaches
  • restricted joint movement including in the spine, shoulders, hips and knees
  • rib and chest (not heart) pain or restriction
  • sports injuries
  • injuries that happen at work
  • problems that arise after motor vehicle accidents
  • babies and children with colic, asthma or digestive problems
  • women before during and after pregnancy (link to pregnancy tab)
  • rehabilitation from surgery or after an injury including advice about returning to work and/or sport.

Practice Values

Everyone who has an involvement in the Drysdale Osteopathy practice including staff and practitioners needs to be mindful of these values in everything they do. The values are:

1. Honesty: Honest and open communication between staff and practitioners and patients.

2. Professionalism: Our professional focus and patient outcomes are a priority, and maintains the educated and mindful environment we are doing our job in. It is what patients expect, and what we expect from each other.

3. Good outcomes: Our job is to get the best outcome for our patients. It is meeting patient needs and request where practical, and working together to make it happen.

4. Commitment: To the practice, patient outcomes and the community.

5. Team work: The clinic requires all staff to work together to provide a relaxed, but focussed environment for patients and their families to come and seek our assistance. We are all reliant of each other to make this happen, collaboration is essential. Drysdale Osteopathy map

Location

Shop 5, 8 High Street, Drysdale.

Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm

Reception staff

Our practice manager Sheridan Sharpe is responsible for all things related to the smooth running of Drysdale Osteopathy. All enquiries, comments and issues related to the clinic should be referred directly to her. Sheridan is supported by our friendly and professional receptionists Celeste Blake, Melissa Clark and Maddison McIntyre.

Fee Structure - effective 3rd April 2017

Initial Consultation $92
Subsequent Consultation $74

Initial Consultation (concession) $87*
Subsequent Consultation (concession) $69*
*Must have current Health Care Card, Pension Card or Student Card.

Children Under 12 $55

  • Initial consultation 45-60 minutes.
  • Subsequent consultation 30 minutes.

Payment must be made at the time of consultation NO ACCOUNTS GIVEN. A cancellation fee of $40 may be charged when less than 24 hours notice is given.

Referrals from your GP are welcome but not necessary to attend our clinic.

  • All Drysdale Osteopathy osteopaths are registered with AHPRA and Medicare.
  • We have HiCAPS facilities for instant claims with private health insurance ancillary cover.
  • We welcome DVA, WorkCover, Medicare EPC and TAC patients.

All prices include GST.