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Your Osteopathy Clinic in Byron Bay town centre

Welcome to Byron Central Osteopathy, where we provide exceptional osteopathic care in the heart of Byron Bay. Founded by Dr Jamie Bennett in 2015, our clinic has become the leading osteopathic practice in the Byron Shire and surrounds, renowned for its commitment to holistic health and sports injury management.

Dr Jamie Bennett brings over 15 years of experience to Byron Central Osteopathy, ensuring exceptional care for every patient. He is joined by his daughter, Dr Jade Bennett, who as one of the only female osteopathic practitioners in the Byron Bay CBD, shares his passion for promoting wellness and helping patients of all ages achieve their health goals through osteopathy.

As a family-owned and operated clinic, located in the Byron Bay town centre, Byron Central Osteopathy prides itself on a personalised, patient-centered approach. Our dedicated team is here to help you and your family move better and live healthier lives. Come visit us and discover the difference our care can make.

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How can Osteopathy help you?

Osteopaths are primary health care practitioners who are trained to recognise conditions that may be more complex that initially considered which may require a referral or progression to other health professionals or specialists.

They are trained to perform specific examinations of musculoskeletal, neuromusculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine and nervous systems.

Using skilled evaluation, diagnosis and a wide range of hands-on techniques, such as soft tissue manipulation, myofascial release, muscle energy technique (MET), joint articulation, joint mobilisation and if needed, high velocity low amplitude (HVLA).

In Australia, osteopaths are government registered practitioners who complete an in-depth, specific university/master’s degree in anatomy, functional anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, general healthcare diagnosis, osteopathic techniques, philosophy and methodology.

Dr Jamie Bennett & Dr Jade Bennett are fully qualified, registered and insured Osteopaths, as well as a members of the Osteopathy Board AustraliaOsteopathy Australia, and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

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About Byron Central Osteopathy Clinic

Byron Central Osteopathy was founded in 2015 by Principal Osteopath Dr Jamie Bennett and remains proudly family-owned and operated. Our dedicated team is committed to treating your conditions and managing your health holistically with passion and empathy.

Our osteopathy and sports injury clinic is located in Byron Bay town centre. It's fully accessible by lift with disabled parking available behind the clinic, via Marvell Lane. There is ample parking in front of the clinic as well as in nearby streets. Access is available directly from Marvell Street through the double glass sliding doors or via the back entrance on Marvell Lane.

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Rebates & Payment Types

Osteopathy is covered by most private health funds and by Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plans and Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plans.

Osteopaths are registered providers for DVA patients, as well as by state workers’ compensation schemes and motor accident insurers (SIRA, iCare, Workcover). Osteopathic treatment may also be covered by those on self-managed or plan-managed NDIS packages.

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Medicare & Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

Our osteopaths are registered to provide services for patients referred by their GP under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program and Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plans and also to DVA cardholders. A valid referral from your GP must be presented on your initial consultation. EPC & CDM treatments will require full payment at the time of service, and the Medicare rebate can be processed on the spot.

Health Fund Providers

No referral is required. Our services are covered by most major private health funds. We advise you confirm with your health fund provider prior to booking your consultation. On the spot rebates are available through our HICAPS machine by using your membership card. The subsequent gap must be paid at the time of service.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Patients who manage their own NDIS claims may be eligible to apply for osteopathic treatment as part of their treatment plan, in line with the NDIS regulations. Please contact us if you would like to make a booking under your NDIS plan.

WorkCover/MVA Insurance Claims (SIRA claims)

Byron Central Osteopathy welcomes all patients who are covered by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA). It must be noted, however, that if a claim is not accepted, the patient is responsible for settling the account promptly. Please note that in some cases, a gap fee may be payable at the time of treatment. Please provide a claim number, name of insurer, contact details of your case manager and any other relevant information at the time of the consultation.

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If you have questions or simply would like to get in contact with the team at Byron Central Osteopathy, please get in contact using the form.