What can I expect?
Your 1st appointment Integrative Natural Medicine Consultation: 1hr
Assessment Evaluation and Symptomatic care. Your first appointment is we like to call, “the getting to know you appointment”. Here take a medical history and we discuss your health concerns and goals in great detail. Once they have been established we then perform our health screenings to assess your level of health .The next step is to provide symptomatic treatment for the presenting complaint. Depending on the condition, medical tests are often recommended based on the findings of your initial tests. These tests are to be performed before your second appointment.
Your 2nd appointment 1hr
Reassessment, Report of Findings and Program implementation. On your second visit patients are asked to bring their medical tests along for us to compare them with our complementary medical tests. This ensures we gain an integrative understanding of your health. For consistency purposes a short health screening is performed which ensures that we understand the underlying cause of your health concern. A report of findings is then developed. Upon completion of the above your health program is then implemented. This will include, dietary, lifestyle, and stress management advice along with your medicine prescription.
Follow up Visits 15-30 mins
Follow up visits include progress evaluation and program revaluation. Short health screenings are used to check your progress and to assess your new level of health in order to direct us to the next stage of your treatment.
1st Visit (Integrative Musculoskeletal /Spinal Therapy) 1hr
Your first visit involves assessment of your presenting complaint and thorough medical history. Once they have been taken a musculoskeletal health screening is performed. This helps us identify if the problem is joint soft tissue related problem. A spinal and acupuncture meridian analysis is also performed. Once we have established the potential cause of the problem your treatment begins. The part of your treatment involves addressing your presenting symptoms in order to provide you with relief of your complaint. A combination of Myofascial therapy, Acupuncture, Cupping, Remedial Massage, Dorn Spinal Therapy, Biofeedback and Biomesotherapy is commonly performed in your treatment. Therapies used will of course depend on your preference and presenting concern. At the end of your first session exercises and X-rays may also be prescribed.
2nd and subsequent Visit 15 mins-45 mins
On your follow up visit, your symptoms are again reviewed. X-rays ultrasounds and any other medical reports are also analysed. A program is then prescribed. This may include advice on frequency and type of treatments recommended, home exercises. Diet, herbal medications and nutritional supplementation. Further treatment is then performed to address the underlying cause of your problem.
Available at the clinic is pharmaceutical grade nutritional, herbal and homeopathic dispensary. Only the best quality medicines are utilized for our patient’s treatment protocols, with medicines supplied by Metagenics and Integrated Nutraceuticals. Once your practitioner has developed your treatment program, various medicines are selected from the dispensary and are formulated for your particular individualised program. As well as the dispensary, the clinic is fully equipped with prescription only vitamins and nutritional supplements.