Tele Health Chiropractic
Wellbeing Chiropractics Tele health Service
Wellbeing Chiropractic is proud to offer a Tele Health alternative to regular Chiropractic care. With the Corona Virus (COVID-19) spreading throughout the world and the growing uncertainty in the general population it is difficult to know how to respond, who to believe and what you can do about your general musculoskeletal conditions in the current climate.
As a response to this crisis we are doing our best to help in any way we can. Wellbeing Chiropractic is improving and expanding its service and now allowing telephone Chiropractic consultations, at home Chiropractic visits to comply with the growing demand for Tele Health services.
* COVID-19 UPDATE: Stage 4*
- Chiropractors are classified ESSENTIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS & are OPEN to see patients during stage 4 lock down.
- You are able to travel >5kms for Medical and allied health appointments this includes chiropractic appointments.
- We are limiting appointments to patients who are in pain, or require appointments to prevent their condition from significantly deteriorating
- Chiropractors can only consult where the patient’s care is non-routine care.
- Our chiropractors will be personally call you before the appointment to ensure it is suitable you attend for an appointment at this time.
- An updated statement from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) states that all public and private health services are permitted:
- “All AHPRA registered health workers – and any other health worker required to fulfil a care plan endorsed by NDIS, TAC, Workcover or DVA – to provide services that prevent a significant change/deterioration in functional independence…”
- In short, this means that if your chiropractic care is necessary for you, you may continue to attend your appointments through Stage 4 restrictions.
At Home Chiropractors
With “At home chiropractors” available all around the greater Melbourne area including: Pakenham, Werribee, Point Cook, Ringwood, Lilydale, Sunbury, Footscray, Carlton, Berwick Craigieburn, Hawthorn, Narre Warren, Mernda, Sunbury, Tarneit, Epping, Melton,South Morang, Caroline Springs, Cranbourne and more. Our chiropractors usually operate from these locations but are available for home visits during out of office times. Since we have such a large team of chiropractors that are willing and able to travel to you, you’re more likely to receive care from our chiropractors, based on location.
With the ability to receive advice over the phone from a qualified, university trained Doctor of Chiropractic you can be sure to get the information you need about your healthcare without the risk of infection by travelling outside of the house unnecessarily
Our Chiropractic team is taking the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) seriously. They understand the responsibility they have to the public, being primary healthcare practitioners. Providing advice, information and management to the public without human-to-human interaction is a massive advantage for the community.
Here are our commitments to you:
- – Over the phone advice on best practice to limit exposure and risk to virus
- – Home Chiropractic services with a Doctor of Chiropractic equip with massage tools, a portable massage bed, activator adjusting instrument.
- – Out of Office hours availability for home Chiropractic services
- – Out of office hours telephone Chiropractic services
- – Advice from a Chiropractic Doctor over the phone on infection control with information coming direct from an eLearning course designed and administered by the Australian Government
Facts about Corona Virus (COVID-19)
- – The new Corona Virus can be transmitted in all areas and with all climates- Hot, cold, wet and dry
- – The ideal way to protect from COVID-19 Virus is frequent hand washing, use of alcohol based hand sanitizer and avoiding those coughing or sneezing
- – Vaccines against pneumonia do not provide protection against COVID-19 (New Coronavirus)
- – A new vaccine must be discovered to help control the new Coronavirus
- – Coronavirus originated in China
- – Facemasks are not necessary for the general population and do not protect against transmission of coronavirus, they are only used when a person is already sick to prevent them putting fluid particles into the air from coughing or sneezing.
- – Coronavirus can be transmitted on foods, but does not last long on them.
- – Transmission of coronavirus is through fluid. It is thought that the virus is able to travel through fluid 1.5m from an infected person
- – There is no evidence of a more lethal strain of coronavirus developing
- – Your GP can test you for coronavirus
- – Symptoms of COVID-19 Virus include: Shortness of breath, fever, sore throat, coughing and fatigue
- – Self isolation and social distancing are two other ways to protect yourself from infection. Self isolation is the practice of quarantining yourself. Australia currently requires you to self isolate if you have been infected with COVID-19, been in close contact with someone known to have the virus or if you arrived in Australia post March 19 2020. Social distancing is moreso related to everyone: examples include not shaking hands, staying home if you are sick, avoiding large gatherings of people, maintaining regular hygiene around the home, opening windows to allow fresh air and limiting travel outside or to the shops where possible