Isher Osteopathy

Practitioners at Isher Osteopathy are ACC registered. This means that we can register your injury with ACC without the need for you to see your GP or a specialist. Simply book an appointment with us and the osteopath will complete the necessary forms during your appointment.

Who is covered

Anyone is covered regardless if you’re a citizen, resident or visitor to New Zealand, as long as the injury has happened in New Zealand you are covered by ACC and your osteopath at Isher Osteopathy can lodge an ACC claim for you.

What is covered under ACC

Any physical injury caused by accident is covered by ACC. This includes:

  • sprains or strains – such as the ankle, back, knee or shoulder sprains
  • wounds cut, broken or – bruised skin
  • burns
  • fractures
  • dislocations
  • dental injuries
  • hearing loss
  • concussion and loss of consciousness

Injuries or conditions that happen over time and are caused by the type of work you do are also covered. This could be things like:

  • tendonitis from overusing muscles or heavy lifting

Talk to your osteopath at Isher Osteopathy to find out more.

What is not covered by ACC

Injuries that are not caused by an accident are not covered by ACC. This includes:

  • illness, sickness, or contagious diseases, eg measles
  • stress, hurt feelings or other emotional issues. This is unless they’re linked to an injury we already cover
  • conditions related to ageing, eg arthritis
  • most hernias
  • injuries that happen over time
  • unexplained back pain that gets worse over time.