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Help! I don’t know if I should book in for Acupuncture, Massage or Naturopathy! Who do you recommend I see?

We understand that some conditions are more complicated than others. In these instances we recommend booking in for a Free Comprehensive Health Assessment with our Head Therapist, Peter Mills. The Assessment is approximately 1 hour in duration and will help …

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What is an Organ Function Test?

An Organ Function Test allows your therapist to see electronically how everything is functioning inside your body. The clinic utilises technology developed in Japan. Our Head Therapist Peter Mills will take computerised readings on areas on your hands and feet, …

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How long is the first Naturopathy appointment and what should I expect?

The initial Naturopathy Consultation is one hour.
On the day your therapist will discuss your history, family history, diet and lifestyle, sleep & bowel patterns along with any other relevant history (such as menstrual health for women or urinary and hormonal …

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What should I expect in my first Massage appointment?

Your therapist will need to know if you have any medical conditions relevant to having a massage (such as osteoporosis or deep vein thrombosis), and what medications you are taking, so you will need to complete a basic health history …

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How will I feel after my massage treatment?

Virtually all of our clients fell very relaxed after their treatments, and most will experience a significant decrease in their aches and pains. You may feel a little slowed down for a short period, and then notice an increase of …

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How long is the first Acupuncture appointment?

The length of your acupuncture treatment will depend on which therapist you see.
Please refer to our Reception to confirm the duration of your booking.

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What should I expect in my first Acupuncture appointment?

Your acupuncturist will want to obtain a complete picture of your treatment needs and the factors that may be contributing to your condition, so you will need to complete a health history form prior to your treatment. The more we …

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Does Acupuncture hurt and what does it feel like?

Our therapists practice Japanese acupuncture, which is a more gentle approach than the usual Chinese acupuncture. It is based on accuracy instead of heavy stimulation. The Japanese style of acupuncture generally uses much finer needles (some of the needles we …

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Argh! I am scared of needles! Can I still receive treatment?

If you prefer, we can use other techniques instead of needles for your treatment.  We can use gentle heat, tapping, very tiny amounts of static charge, and other ways of using the acupuncture points.  Or we can use Toyohari acupuncture …

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Acupuncture hasn’t worked on me before at a different clinic, what happens if it doesn’t work for me this time?

Because of the high level of skill, knowledge and training of the acupuncturists at our Clinic, we may be able to assist when another therapist has not been able to. In addition, our therapists practice Japanese acupuncture, so if you …

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