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Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health. There is a highlighting of the manual techniques, including joint adjustment and/or manipulation with a particular focus on the restoration of normal joint motion.

It is further described as a profession where the key contribution to health is through the assessment and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders as well as the counselling of patients by means of other lifestyle issues such as diet, exercise, nutrition and stress management.

Dr Luke Schmidt

Dr Luke Schmidt is a chiropractor in Johannesburg, Gauteng, who qualified with his Masters degree at the University of Johannesburg.

During his studies, Dr Luke had numerous achievements including President of the Student Chiropractic Association of Gauteng and Chairman/Head Delegate for the University of Johannesburg’s World Congress of Chiropractic Students Chapter. He also had the honour of being an Assistant Clinician at the University’s Chiropractic Clinic.

In Malaga, Spain in April 2014, Dr Luke was voted in as the African Regional Director for the World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS). He then made history by being the first African Regional Director to be voted in as President of the worldwide student organisation. In April of 2015, he travelled to Atlanta to chair the 37th AGM of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students and has now completed his term of presidency. Dr Luke is also registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) , the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF), the Chiropractic Association of South Africa (CASA) as well as an associate member of the South African Spine Society (SASS). He served as a council member on the National Council for CASA from 2016-2017 and is now on the Executive Committee as Vice President of CASA. He is also a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society and was the recipient of the Chiropractic Association of South Africa’s Excellence Award for 2015.

He has also obtained his ICCSP (International Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner) through the Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS).

At the age of 25, Dr Luke was a delegate of the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) to the 67th World Health Assembly (representing the WCCS), hosted in Geneva, Switzerland by the World Health Organisation. During his time in Switzerland, he met some of the most influential names in chiropractic as well as health ministers from all over the world. For the second time in consecutive years, he attended the 68th World Health Assembly in May 2015 (once again as part of the WFC delegation).

After his clinical and internship years, Dr Luke opened up his private practice in 2014. Among treating the general day to day complaints and/or injuries, he has also treated paediatrics, pregnant women, geriatrics and sportsmen and women. With ChiroSport South Africa, he has treated at numerous sporting events including the Africa Crossfit Regionals in 2013 and 2014 as well as the 94.7 Cycle Challenges.

Dr Luke believes in a whole body approach and in maintaining health and wellness.

Dr Luke Schmidt opened up Olivedale Family Chiropractic in 2014 to provide chiropractic care for many individuals and families in the surrounding areas. He has a proven track record and continues to strive for excellence.

 

Contracted Medical Aids

  • AECI Medical Aid Society
  • Afrisam SA Medical Scheme
  • Altron Medical Aid Scheme
  • Anglo Medical Scheme
  • Anglovaal Group Medical Scheme
  • Bankmed
  • Barloworld Medical Aid
  • BMW Employees Medical Aid Society
  • Bonitas
  • BP Medical Aid Society
  • CAMAF
  • CareCross
  • Discovery
  • Edcon Medical Scheme
  • Engen Medical Benefit Fund
  • Fedhealth
  • Fishing Industry Medical Scheme (Fishmed)
  • Foschini
  • Glencore Medical Scheme
  • Golden Arrow Employees’ Medical Benefit Fund
  • Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS)
  • Health4Me (Momentum)
  • Horizon Medical Scheme
  • IBM (SA) Medical Scheme
  • Imperial Group Medical Scheme  (** R80.00 co-payment required **)
  • LA Health Medical Scheme
  • Lonmin Medical Scheme
  • Malcor Medical Scheme
  • MBMed Medical Aid Fund
  • MediPos Medical Scheme
  • Medscheme
  • MediHelp
  • Metropolitan Medical Scheme
  • MMED
  • Momentum Health
  • Moto Health Care
  • Namibia Health Plan
  • Naspers
  • Nedgroup Medical Aid Scheme
  • Old Mutual Staff Medical Aid Fund
  • Parmed Medical Aid Scheme
  • PG Group Medical Scheme
  • Pick n Pay Medical Scheme
  • POLMED
  • Quantum Medical Aid Society
  • Remedi
  • Retail Medical Scheme
  • SABC Medical Aid Scheme
  • SABMAS
  • Sasolmed
  • Sizwe Medical Aid Scheme
  • Swazimed
  • Transmed Medical Fund
  • Tsogo Sun Group Medical Scheme
  • UKZN Medical Scheme
  • University of the Witwatersrand – Johannesburg Staff Medical Aid Scheme
  • Wooltru Healthcare Fund

Please note that being a member of these medical aids does not neccessarilly guarantee that Olivedale Family Chiropractic will submit the claim directly to medical aid. This will depend on fund availability in your Medical Savings Account (MSA) or if your plan covers Chiropractic treatment. If there are no available funds in your accounts, you will be required to settle the consultation in cash, you will then be issued with an invoice which you can submit directly to your medical aid.

While it is noted that every effort is made at the time of medical aid benefit enquiry to obtain an accurate indication from the medical aid, funds are not reserved and this is not a guarantee of payment from the medical aid. Where the medical aid has not covered in full, the patient/main member is then liable for settlement of the account.

Full medical aid rates apply for submission of claims (please note that these are higher than the standard consultation fees). If Olivedale Family Chiropractic is not contracted in with your medical aid, you are then liable for the payment of your account. You will then be issued with an invoice which you can submit to your medical aid for reimbursement (reimbursement may be nil/partial/full depending on your medical aid scheme)

Olivedale Family Chiropractic will not accept responsibility for nil/partial reimbursements for cash payments made.

Fees

Adult (Age 16 - 59)

Initial Consultation: R620.00
Follow-up Consultation: R480.00

Pensioners

Pensioners (60+)

Initial Consultation: R530.00
Follow-up Consultation: R450.00

Children (Age 3 - under 16)

Initial Consultation: R430.00
Follow-up Consultation: R330.00

Paeds (0 - 36 months)

Initial Consultation: R350.00
Follow-up Consultation: R220.00

Important Notice

  Claims submitted by the practitioner on your behalf will be submitted at a higher medical aid rate.

OLIVEDALE FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC IS CONTRACTED IN WITH SELECTED MEDICAL AID SCHEMES Click here for a list of the medical aids 

NOTE: IF YOUR MEDICAL AID IS NOT LISTED OR IF YOUR PLAN DOES NOT COVER CHIROPRACTIC – WE ARE A CASH ONLY PRACTICE 

Olivedale Family Chiropractic requires you to settle your account either by credit card, debit card or cash. Please note that we DO NOT accept EFT’s. 

Olivedale Family Chiropractic is CONTRACTED OUT of all other medical aids and therefore you, the patient, are required to pay up front for your consultation. You will then be issued with an invoice which you can submit to your medical aid for reimbursement.

Providing chiropractic care for the families of Johannesburg (mainly: Olivedale, North Riding, Sharonlea, Bryanston, Fourways, Douglasdale, Jukskei Park, Johannesburg North, Northgate, Northwold, Sundowner and Kya Sands areas).

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If you are still unsure as to how to do this and would like to make an appointment, please contact Olivedale Family Chiropractic (contact details)

If you have had x-rays or scans in the past, please remember to bring them with you.

Providing chiropractic care for the families of Johannesburg (mainly: Olivedale, North Riding, Sharonlea, Bryanston, Fourways, Douglasdale, Jukskei Park, Johannesburg North, Northgate, Northwold, Sundowner and Kya Sands areas).