ABOUT

Your Treatment

  • Non-invasive hands-on treatment with your experienced, highly trained, caring Osteopath

  • Targeted Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

    • ​​Remedial soft tissue massage therapy

    • Muscle energy technique (MET)

    • Structural HVLA (gentle approach)

    • Visceral manipulation

    • Functional/ cranial techniques

  • Additional techniques included

    • Myofascial cupping

    • Manual Lymphatic Drainage

    • Sports taping​

  • Practical lifestyle strategies, postural and ergonomic advice

  • APPI based functional rehabilitative exercises (Clinical pilates)

  • Continued Care & support

ABOUT

Our Services

  • No referral necessary

  • EFTPOS available

  • Private health fund rebates available

    • Easy self-claiming​

  • Integrated care with your GP and allied health practitioners

    • Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

      • Medicare rebate only ($55.10 up to 5 treatments/calendar year)   

      • GP referral required

      • No bulk billing

    • DVA white and gold card holders

      • ​GP referral with D904 required

    • WorkCover

      • GP referral required / self-claiming

Coming Soon

  • Practitioner led Pilates mat & clinical equipment  circuit classes

    • Private/small groups up to 6 people
    • Initial Osteopathic consultation required to assess your needs and goals
 
  • Comfortable, warm treatment room

    • Please wear clothing that you can stretch and move easily in, eg. sportswear
    • You may be required to partially remove clothing for your assessment & treatment

ABOUT

Your Consulatation

Initial Consultation

(up to 60 mins)

Ask Osteopath Melanie Shubert Best-exerc

All new patients to Restore Balance require an initial consultation. Melanie will take a comprehensive medical history and perform a physical assessment of how you move and function to present a working diagnosis, discuss your individual needs and expectations, and create a suitable treatment plan for you.

Your initial consult also includes up to 30 minutes of hands-on treatment using targeted, safe and effective osteopathic and remedial massage techniques.

Melanie encourages active involvement in recovery by educating you with practical lifestyle strategies and integrating functional exercises that aim to reduce pain and keep you moving.

 

Return/ Standard Consultation

(30 mins+)

Your return consultation includes a follow up discussion, physical assessment and up to 30 minutes of hands-on treatment, including a combination of targeted, safe and effective osteopathic and remedial massage techniques.

Melanie encourages active involvement in recovery by educating you with practical lifestyle strategies, and functional exercises that aim to reduce pain and keep you moving.

Extended Consultation

(45 mins)

When you return for a treatment and have a few issues to discuss and need a little extra hands-on treatment in addition to your physical assessment, practical lifestyle strategies and functional exercises to keep you moving.