Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique is included as a Wellness service.

The Alexander technique teaches how to unlearn postural habits that cause pain or harmful tension in your body.

It is a method for improving ease and freedom of movement, balance, support and coordination. It can help you develop an even distribution of muscle tone throughout your body and is used to treat neck, back and muscle pain.

You might need Alexander Technique if you...

  • Are interested in alternative healing approaches
  • Experience head, neck or back pain
  • Have bad posture
  • Suffer from repetitive strain injury

Things you need to know about Alexander Technique

Limits and benefits
Alexander Technique is covered under our Natural Therapies and Wellness services, which includes a range of lifestyle services and complementary therapies. Alexander Technique limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Extras extras product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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If you choose Flexi Extras, Alexander Technique will be covered under Natural Therapies.

Our Flexi Extras cover has a combined annual limit on Alexander Technique. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, Bowen Therapy, Acupuncture, Kinesiology, Hypnotherapy, Feldenkrais, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Herbalist Consultations.

If you choose Premium Extras Plus or our Ultimate Package, Alexander Technique will be covered under Wellness.

Our Ultimate Package has a combined annual limit on Alexander Technique. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, Bowen Therapy, Aromatherapy, Kinesiology, Hypnotherapy, Feldenkrais, Shiatsu, Acupuncture, Reflexology and Herbalist Consultations.

If you choose  Premium Extras Plus or add our Wellness cover onto another product, you will have a combined annual limit on Alexander Technique. This means you can claim up to a total of $400 on Alexander Technique, Bowen Therapy, Kinesiology, Hypnotherapy, Feldenkrais, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Herbalist Consultations, Yoga programs, Pilates programs, Health Monitoring Equipment and Preventative Equipment in any calendar year. Individual benefit maximums also apply. 


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Conditions

In order to be covered, an HBF approved practitioner must carry out your treatment. 

More information

For more specific information about the limits and benefits covered under each policy please call us on 133 423.

Waiting period

There is a waiting period of two months for this service.

We will honour waiting periods already served more info

Products that include Alexander Technique cover

Alexander Technique is covered under Wellness.
This is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Ultimate Package
From
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    90%
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    Annual maximum of $500 under 3 yrs $800 3-6 yrs $1,000 6 yrs and over

Extras Only

Premium Extras Plus
From
$19.15 (i)
per week
  • Benefits
    $28 per consult
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $400 group benefit maximum with individual benefit maximums