On January 1st, most people’s health insurance benefits have renewed. Do you know what your coverage is? Now is a good time to take a minute to review your benefits or talk to your HR representative about what your coverage is in 2016. At Byward and Glebe Chiropractic Clinics and Massage Therapy Centres, we are happy to offer many services that are covered by most health insurance benefits.
Most people’s health insurance benefits cover chiropractic care. You do not need a referral from a family physician to see a chiropractor. This means that patients can book an appointment with their chiropractor directly.
Chiropractic is one of the largest regulated, primary-contact health care professions in Canada. Chiropractic is non-invasive, hands-on health care that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors use a manual approach to treatment, while providing a diagnosis and preventive care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, nervous system and joints.
Chiropractic care is a primary health care option for many conditions, such as back, shoulder, neck and low back pain. Chiropractic care may also complement or support medical treatment by relieving the musculoskeletal aspects associated with other conditions. Inter-professional collaboration is of the utmost importance at our clinics. Upon your request, our Chiropractors provide medical professionals with a complete evidence based Musculoskeletal Chiropractic Report regarding their patient’s chiropractic care and prognosis.
Many insurance companies also offer benefits covering massage therapy, as long as the therapists are registered. All of our massage therapists are registered. Please check with you insurance company to see if they require a referral for massage therapy.
Massage can help release chronic muscle tension and pain, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, reduce mental and physical stress, promote faster healing of injured muscles, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Your Registered Massage Therapist will assist you in restoring, maintaining and enhancing your well-being.
Your RMT will also collaborate, if requested, with your family physician and chiropractor to insure the best possible care for your condition.
Most extended health care plans include partial coverage for custom-made foot orthotics. Most insurance companies will require a medical doctor’s prescription. All of our chiropractors are trained to assess your feet, ankles and gait as well as diagnose any foot or ankle issue you may have. The casting of your orthotics can be done at our clinic by one of our chiropractors. The doctor will work with you to determine if foot orthotics are the right fit for you.
Our foot orthotics are custom manufactured locally to your specification for a perfect fit.
Our team will be happy to help you reach your health goals in 2016. Please give us a call and book an appointment with one of our health care professionals and see how we can assist you in achieving your optimal well-being this year.
Byward Chiropractic Clinic + Massage Therapy Centre
333A Cumberland St.
Ottawa, On K1N 7J3
Glebe Chiropractic Clinic + Massage Therapy Centre
99 Fifth Avenue, Suite 7
Ottawa, On K1S 5K4