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Chiropractic Medicare Rebate

Chiropractic Medicare Rebate Do you or anyone you know suffer from chronic musculoskeletal conditions? Good news! You may be eligible to the Medicare rebate under a GP Management Plan or Team Care Arrangements prepared by your GP, entitling you rebate to chiropractic services at our clinic. Our chiropractors regularly treat various musculoskeletal conditions such as neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, occupational related injuries, and pregnancy related joint pain. A Medicare rebate is available for up to maximum five allied health services per calendar year. According to the Chronic Disease Management (formerly known as Enhanced Primary Care), a chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke. There is no list of eligible conditions. However, the CDM items are tailored for patients who require a structured approach and to enable GPs to plan and coordinate the care of patients with complex conditions requiring ongoing care from a multidisciplinary team. How does it work? 1) Meet with your GP to discuss your eligibility for chiropractic service listed in the CDM (item number 10964). Your GP may refer you to obtain diagnostic imaging and undergo tests necessary to determine if the identified services are beneficial to your medical condition. 2) Bring the referral letter provided by your GP to us. 3) Our chiropractors will provide the chiropractic services for the valid number of services stated in the referral and provide a written report to your GP after the first and the last service. 4) Kindly remember to bring along your...
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

To All Of The Tired New Mums And Those Wishing To Spoil Their Mum’s This Mother’s Day with Something Your really Want At This Special Time Of Year… Treat yourself and/or your Mum and have a One hour massage for only $80! Gift voucher available (you can call to purchase the voucher) Call Now and get mum something really special this Mother’s Day Phone: 03 9386 5068 (Coburg) 03 8802 1519 (Ringwood)  ...

Stress

Getting cross, irritable and snap at people when you don’t really mean to? Frustrated and depressed? Feel your life is out of control? Push yourself too hard and beyond your tolerance level? You are suffering stress! Main causes of stress include: Occupational stress: Shouldering a heavy workload; reaching the expectations others set for you; constantly having to perform the job.Conflict with colleague or costumers. Emotional stress: The breakdown of a relationship; the loss of loved one (such as death of a spouse or truly loved one), divorce or marital separation. Physical stress: Taking on extra work; heavy training sessions The consequence of stress can be: Hormonal imbalance:pre-menstrual syndromes; Low blood sugar: result from poor diet or inadequate exercise. possible stress-related digestive disorders; Poor immune function: Caused by poor diet and lifestyle. Recurring allergies such as hayfever and food sensitivities; Possibly result in chronic infection; Anxiety or panic attack; Insomnia; Hypertension or High Cholesterol; Aging. How does acupuncture help relieve stress? Acupuncture help stimulate the body to “heal itself”. For all stress related symptoms acupuncture is a safe and very effective management method. Acupuncture treatment can help reduce the Stress Hormone, restore and natural balance of the physical, emotional and mental functions. Generally during and after acupuncture treatment you would feel much calmer, more relaxed and aware the improvement of your well-being. Many researches found that acupuncture can help release Endorphin which is a “Happy Hormones” making people feel relaxed and calm. How many sessions do I need acupuncture for stress? Most likely you will experience a great feeling from the very first treatment. However acupuncture gives increasing benefits with each treatment....

针灸可以显著提高经过体外受精(IVF)的怀孕几率

  一篇回顾了七篇体外受精 – 胚胎移植的临床试验(试管婴儿)的文章表明,针灸可以提高体外受精(IVF)的怀孕率。   估计有10%至15%的夫妇经历生育困难,并寻求不孕不育治疗,如体外受精。试管婴儿(IVF)是一个昂贵,冗长以及让人紧张焦虑的过程,其中包括取卵子,在实验室里受精,然后转移胚胎到子宫中。患者和医生都希望找到一个可以提高成功率的补充治疗。   据马里兰大学中西医结合医学院的埃里克·曼海默和他的同事进行系统的审查中表明,在中国,使用针灸用来调节女性生殖系统已经有几百年的历史了。考虑到这一点,作者分析了七项妇女接受试管婴儿的同时接受针灸治疗的临床试验的结果,看看针灸是否会提高怀孕率。研究涉及超过1366的妇女,数据比较在胚胎移植的一天内,接受针灸与假针灸治疗,或没有额外的治疗。   研究人员发现,针灸可以作为体外受精IVF的辅助治疗,以增加怀孕的几率。   研究结果表明,10名接受试管受精的妇女中,将需要用针灸治疗带来一个额外的妊娠。初步的结果认为,潜在的辅助治疗,可提高试管婴儿的成功。但是需要进行更多的临床试验,以确认这些发现。...