First Visit

What To Expect At Your First Treatment

60 minutes: $105 initial
$90 follow up

Your first consultation

Running at around 60 minutes, your initial consultation at our Melbourne acupuncture clinic will include a through lifestyle analysis as well as discussion of your health concerns and goals.

We take the time to fully assess your current state of health before prescribing treatment, which may mean asking questions that might not appear to apply to your condition. We might also take a look at your tongue and check your pulse to gauge initial indications on the energy flow or Qi in the body.

A treatment will follow in this initial consultation, and afterwards Farzaneh will spend time advising you on the optimum course of treatments suitable to achieving your optimum health.

Follow Up Treatments

Given the holistic approach of TCM, no two treatments are ever the same, however most Acupuncture treatments insert anywhere between 4 to 15 needles and may last between 45 to 60 minutes depending on your health care needs.

After inserting needles and applying a heat lamp to the area relating to the Meridian channel being worked on, Farzaneh will leave you to rest in a softly lit room filled with the sounds of ambient music for around 20 minutes to allow time for healing to occur.

The effect of Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are cumulative and it may take anywhere between 2 to 5 treatments before changes can occur in the body.

Check List Before You Arrive

  • Wear light and loose clothing so that you can be comfortable during your treatment
  • Try to eat a light meal around 2 hours prior to your visit. It is best not to eat anything too heavy, nor be too hungry when undergoing an Acupuncture treatment.
  • Bring a list of any medications you are currently taking, including vitamin and mineral supplements
  • Be honest in your lifestyle appraisal – this will help our Practitioners provide the very best treatment program for your specific set of health concerns
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