450 Hume Street, Unit #3, Collingwood (705) 445-6668
Book on-line with Colin McArthur or Brock Tadashore
or call for an appointment with John Marsden

FAQ

Here are some of the questions we are asked most often:


QuestionAre you accepting new patients?

AnswerYes, new patients are welcome.



QuestionWhat do I wear?

AnswerWe suggest you dress in loose, comfortable clothing. You will not necessarily disrobe for your treatment.



QuestionIs my Treatment covered by OHIP?

AnswerYour treatment is NOT covered by OHIP. It may be covered by your extended health benefits plan.



QuestionDo I need a referral from my doctor to come and see you?

AnswerNo, you do not need a referral from a doctor to make an appointment at our clinic.

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QuestionDo I need a doctor’s note for my extended health insurance?

AnswerSome insurance companies require a doctor’s note. Please check your extended health benefits plan to see how much coverage you have and whether or not you need a note from your doctor.



QuestionDo you direct bill my insurance company?

AnswerNo, we do not direct bill insurance companies. You will receive a receipt for your paid treatment which you can then submit to your insurance company.



QuestionI am a a veteran. Do you bill directly to Veterans Affairs?

AnswerYes, once we have confirmed your benefits, we will directly bill Veterans Affairs for the portion they cover. If they do not cover the full portion of payment, you will be required to pay the difference.

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QuestionDo you accept credit cards?

AnswerYes, we accept debit cards and credit cards including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.



QuestionShould I get a treatment by my chiropractor/physiotherapist/massage therapist etc. the same day as I receive osteopathic manual treatment?

AnswerIn most cases, it is better to avoid too many treatments on the same day.



QuestionHow long is the first appointment? How long is a typical appointment? Can I just get a half hour?

AnswerThe first appointment is generally one hour or slightly more. In the first appointment you will discuss history, and you will be assessed and treated. A follow up appointment is also typically one hour, although in some instances a half hour is all that is needed.

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QuestionThe therapist I usually see is booked. Can I see someone else at your clinic?

AnswerYes, you can!



QuestionMy insurance company wants to know what associations you belong to?

AnswerJohn Marsden, Brock Tadashore and Colin McArthur are members of the OAO (the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners) www.osteopathyontario.org and the CMTO (The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario) www.cmto.com. Brock Tadashore is also a member of the CATA (Canadian Athletic Therapists Association) www.athletictherapy.org



QuestionWhat are your clinic hours?

AnswerEach therapist has a slightly different schedule, from Monday through Friday. We are not open on weekends. Please see our on-line booking to access the schedule for Brock Tadashore and Colin McArthur. John Marsden does not offer on line booking. Please call the office to discuss schedule and availability.

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Our Goals

Our Goals

  • Improved general health
  • Reduction in pain
  • Reduction in medication
  • Improved range of motion
  • Return to an active lifestyle