We are priviliged to have JDP orthotics working along side us at Longbeach Osteopathy.
What is an Orthotist?
An Orthotist is a health professional who assesses and prescribes an orthosis. An orthosis is the true word for a brace or orthopaedic appliance that is designed and fitted to the body. The orthosis is fitted to achieve the following
What does an orthotist typically treat and fit?
Do you need a referral?
No. However it may be necessary to get one if your private health fund requires it for the purpose of issuing you with a rebate. I personally receive referrals from Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, GP’s, Osteopaths, Orthopaedic Surgeons, and other members of the Allied Health Team.
Chelsea Heights - Longbeach Osteopathy
169 Thames Promenade
Balwyn – 12 Hardwicke Street
Ferntree Gully – Angliss Hospital