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Call for an appointment on
(02) 4323 9100 or book online.

How many Naturopathy appointments would I need to book?

I typically advise scheduling follow-up appointments on a monthly basis, with a minimum of three appointments (spanning three months) to address your concerns effectively. However, individual healing processes vary. Some clients may experience quicker improvements, while others may require a longer duration of care. Certain factors, such as specific gut healing protocols, pregnancy/postpartum conditions, [...]

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What happens after the Naturopathy consult?

After your initial consultation, you can expect to receive a comprehensive treatment summary and plan via email in the next few days. This will include evidence-based research regarding your condition, suggested functional testing, as well as recommendations for diet, lifestyle adjustments, and any necessary supplement, herbal, or compounded medicines. Following subsequent consultations, you will [...]

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Are supplements included in the cost of a Naturopathy consultation?

Supplements are not included in the cost of a naturopathy consultation. Extra expenses may arise for shipping, herbal prescriptions, nutritional compounds, custom herbal or nutritional supplements. During your consultation, we'll talk about tailoring these costs to fit your budget and requirements. I usually aim to suggest only two herbs or supplements to keep things [...]

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Is Traditional Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture covered by my health fund?

Any good health fund will cover TCM/Acupuncture if you have 'extras' cover. The amount that the health fund will pay, per consultation, and the overall limit that the fund will pay in a year, is individual to your health fund. The fund often pays part of the consultation, through a system called 'HICAPS'. Using HICAPS [...]

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system of primary health care that includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, remedial massage, exercise and breathing therapy (such as qigong), and diet and lifestyle advice. In Australia, the most popular forms of TCM health care are acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine has an uninterrupted history of development in China and other [...]

What is Chinese herbal medicine?

Traditional Chinese herbal medicine uses over 450 substances that come from plant, animal and mineral sources.  You may find some in your kitchen, such as ginger, garlic and cinnamon, while others such as chrysanthemum and peony flowers, are more likely to be found in your garden.  These substances have been used in ancient times to establish [...]