FAQ

Session Details

How much does a session cost?


Intial Consultations - $100 (allow 60-80min)
Standard / Maintenance Sessions - $80 (allow 40-50min)
Extended Sessions - $120 (85min)

*Supplements and products where required are extra




How long is a session?


Intial Consultations - allow 60-80min
For your initial Chinese medicine consult please allow for an hour. Your practitioner will take your medical history, use diagnostic techniques including taking your pulse and examining your tongue, and you enjoy your first treatment!

Standard / Maintenance Sessions - allow 40-50min
Returning appointments will vary depending on the conditions being treated, and can be expected to last 40 minutes to an hour. Updates on your condition are monitored, and then needles can be retained in place for 20 to 40 minutes. These appointments allow for further lifestyle and dietary consultation to help the healing process underway to flourish!

Extended Sessions - allow 85min
These longer sessions allow for body work that can include cupping and Chinese Tui Na Massage in addition to acupuncture. Call 07 3188 4115 to dicuss if this is the right treatment session for you.




Can I claim my Health Fund at the treatment?


Yes, most Australian Health Fund (HF) providers allow for point of purchase fund rebate via our HICAPS facility. Your rebate amount is dependant on your HF provider, level of cover and usage for the year to date.




Is acupuncture safe?


In Australia, acupuncturist are medically registered professionals within both the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency - AHPRA, and the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia - CMBA.
Registered acupuncture practitioners like Nyree Ashdown are degree qualifed, have on average up to 1000 hours of needle specific training, in addition to the health science of anatomy, disease processes, and Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory. This varies from the practise of dry needling (DN) where DN practitioners are not required to complete similar levels of training and compentency within needling.
To ensure your utmost safety during and after treatment, seek acupuncture from a registered acupuncturist.

We adhere to a stringent skin penetration code, including the use of sterile single-use needles and medicial disposal.

All herbal recommendations are tested to Australian guidelines and are only prescribed in consultation with other mediations you may be taking.




What are your business hours?


We are open by appointment:
Sunday -- --
Monday -- --
Tuesday 1000 - 1900
Wednesday 1000 - 1900
Thursday 0700 - 1700
Friday 0700 - 1700
Saturday 0800 - 1500

Please contact 07 3188 4115 to ensure your preferred appointment time is available. You can also book here https://grow-therapies.cliniko.com/bookings





Practitoner

Are the practitioners registered?


Yes, Nyree Ashdown is a registered acupuncturist.

What does that means?
In Australia acupuncturist are medically registered professionals within both the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency - AHPRA, and the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia - CMBA.
Registered acupuncture practitioners like Nyree Ashdown are degree qualifed, have on average up to 1000 hours of needle specific training, in addition to the health science of anatomy, disease processes, and Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory.
To ensure your utmost safety during and after treatment, always seek acupuncture from a registered acupuncturist.





Chinese Herbs

Are there endangered species in your herbs?


No. All herbs used at Grow Therapies are patent herbs that adhere to TGA standards.





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