Wellness Osteo

Telehealth

Wellness Osteo offers online telehealth consultations for those suffering from back pain and is unable to attend onsite appointments.

Telehealth

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Telehealth for back pain is a powerful tool for addressing postural and activity-based concerns. Telehealth is a video-based method of consultation that allows the patient to connect with a Osteopath without physically attending the clinic; this can be useful for those who are less mobile, immunocompromised or time-poor.

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Why use a telehealth consultation for back pain?

Telehealth for lower back pain is a powerful tool for addressing postural and activity-based concerns. During a telehealth session we are able to view you in your current environment and offer advice on how to alter your environment (chair, desk, equipment etc.) or activities (work duties, home activities, gym training) in real time.

 

How do I prepare for a telehealth session?

Preparation is easy by following the steps below

  • Find a space large enough to lay down in
  • Position your device camera so we can see you from head to toe
  • Ensure you have access to wifi and the booking link sent via email
  • Grab any equipment you have handy, this may include
    • Spiky ball / tennis ball
    • Hand towel
    • Foam roller
    • Theraband
    • Broom
    • Tape measure
  • Login to your session at the confirmed time

What type of back pain can be addressed via telehealth?

A telehealth consultation is a great place to start in terms of investigating your back pain, we often manage back pain conditions via telehealth including:

  • Muscle strains
  • Sciatic
  • Disc injuries
  • Joint sprains
  • Radicular pain

 

Is an Osteo telehealth session secure?
All our telehealth consultations are run via Cliniko to ensure we adhere to regulations set out by the Australian Privacy Principals. All osteo telehealth consultations are secured with end-to-end encryption. All information for telehealth and in house appointments is stored on Cliniko. If you would like to learn more about how your data is stored on Cliniko, please click here