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FAQ

We’ve compiled a list of the questions we get asked the most often.

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What is Acupuncture?

How Does Acupuncture work?

What conditions can Chinese Medicine treat?

Does Acupuncture hurt?

How many treatments will I need?

Does insurance cover the treatment?

Is it safe?

Are there any contraindications for acupuncture?

Are the needles clean?

What conditions does acupuncture treat?

What should I expect on my first visit?

Are there any side effects or complications?

Can children receive acupuncture?

Do you use herbs?

Does insurance cover acupuncture?

What is Chiropractic?

How does Chiropractic work?

What is Biomesotherapy or Biopuncture?

How Does Biomesotherapy Work?

How Long Does Biomesotherapy Take To Work?

Where is the saline injected?

Is this technique safe?

Does it hurt?

When to use Biomesotherapy?

Can Mesotherapy be used in conjunction with other treatments?

What kind of homeopathic medicines are being used?

Are these products safe for me?

But how does Biomesotherapy work to help me with my pain or inflammations?

Will Biomesotherpay help me as quickly as conventional therapies?

Where are these injections given?

How many injections will I receive each session?

How many sessions of Biomesotherpy will be necessary?

Is there an element of risk with such injections?

I’ve heard that things can get worse immediately after my first treatment. Is that correct?

When should I consider Biomesotherapy?

Who may benefit from Biomesotherapy?

When is Biomesotherapy not appropriate?

Biomesotherapy is a safe and efficient technique in complementary medicine. It uses the stimulation of points in the body with saline injections, along with homeopathic medicines to stimulate the natural self-healing capacities of your body. It is worth considering as one of your treatment options.

How is Mesotherapy used for anti-ageing?

What does a Mesotherapy procedure involve?

Are Mesotherapy procedures safe?

What are the possible risks and benefits?

What are the side effects of Mesotherapy?

What are homeopathic remedies made from?

What is the difference between herbal medicine and homeopathy?

What is herbal medicine?

What is the history of herbal medicine?

How do herbs work?

What is herbal medicine good for?

Are there any side effects?

Are there experts in herbal medicine?

What is Herbal Medicine?

What is Ayurveda?

How does Ayurvedic medicine work?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is naturopathic medicine?

What is the training and qualifications of Naturopathic Doctors?

How does the training compare between NDs and MDs?

What is the difference between a naturopathic doctor and a medical doctor?

How does a Naturopathic Doctor fit in to my personal health care?

Do Naturopathic Doctors engage in major surgical procedures?

What is the difference between a naturopathic doctor and a medical doctor?

Is naturopathy the same as homeopathy?

What kinds of conditions do you treat?

Does insurance cover naturopathic medicine?

Do NDs base their diagnoses and treatments primarily on ancient healing practices or on current medical and scientific breakthroughs, or both?

How long will it take me to feel better?

What if my treatment doesn't work?

Do you refer to other doctors?

Why do you ask so many questions?

Why are follow-up visits necessary if I'm doing better?

What is a return of old symptoms?

What is the difference between Naturopathic Medicine and homeopathy?

What can I expect from my first visit to a Naturopathic Doctor?

Do Naturopathic Doctors have specialties?

Can Naturopathic Doctors treat ________________?

Is my confidential health information protected?

If you have any further enquiries that are not addressed in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), you may contact us by email. Please allow up to 48 hours to receive a response to your enquiry.

Balwyn Practice

124 Doncaster Road,
Balwyn North,
Victoria, 3104

Ph: (03) 9851 6600
Fax: (03) 9851 6677
Email: info [@] medicus.net.au

Alexandra Practice

58 Grant Street,
Alexandra,
Victoria, 3714

Ph: (03) 5772 1554
Fax: (03) 9851 6677
Email: info [@] medicus.net.au
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