Chinese Medicine with Marie Hopkinson:
Initial Consultation (allow one hour) $120
Subsequent Consultations (30 mins to one hour) $89
All consultations include:
- Individualized Chinese-medical pulse diagnosis.
- Explanation of your diagnosis, treatment plan and treatment options presented at initial consultation and often at subsequent consultations where relevant.
- Acupuncture treatment (and the associated acupuncture treatments as needed – moxibustion, cupping etc) and
- The formulation of your individualised Chinese herbal formula, and
- relevant, personal diet advice for your constitution/Chinese medicine diagnosis including take-home handouts where relevant.
Consultation fee is the same regardless of treatment(s) used.
Chinese Herbal Medicine (2 weeks formula) $75
Sometimes, a one week of herbs or a varied herbal formula may prescribed to you at a pro-rata cost.
Chinese Herbal Medicine-only Consults
For patients who only want herbal medicine (no acupuncture), or who have been referred by their regular acupuncturist for individualised herbal treatment, Marie now offers herbal medicine consultation. Please allow 30 minutes. this includes Chinese medicine pulse diagnosis, and a chat about your situation, health concerns to make the right Chinese medicine diagnosis and prescribe the relevant formula.
Herbal Medicine Initial $89
Herbal Medicine Subsequent $65 (select this option if you have seen Marie before for previous herbs and/or acupuncture consultations)
Massage Therapy with Anne
Short Treatment – Remedial massage: short follow-up consultation, 25mins of massage. $55 – TOTAL SESSION TIME 30 minutes
Regular Treatment – Consultation and postural assessment, up to 10 minutes depending on regularity of treatments, 45 – 50 minutes of massage treatment, post care advice and follow up stretches as needed. $90 – – TOTAL SESSION TIME 60 minutes
Long Treatment – Consultation and postural assessment, up to 10 minutes depending on regularity of treatments, 75-80 minutes of massage treatment, post care advice and follow up stretches as needed. $90 – – TOTAL SESSION TIME 90 minutes
Pregnancy Massage – Consultation up to 10 minutes depending on regularity of treatments, 45 – 50 minutes of massage treatment, post care advice and follow up stretches as needed. Anne has certification and specialist training in Pregnancy Massage. Our clinic is able to comfortably accommodate pregnant women on our treatment tables or in a seated position. $90 – – TOTAL SESSION TIME 60 minutes
Rock Taping + Massage Treatments:
Rock Taping Only – consultation, postural assessment, application of Rock-Tape to area. Up to two areas can be assessed and taped. Includes relevant post-care advice. allow 30 minutes $55
Regular Treatment + Rock Taping – Consultation and postural assessment, up to 10 minutes depending on regularity of treatments, 30-45 minutes of massage, application of Rock Tape to treatment area, post care advice as needed. $100 TOTAL SESSION TIME 60 minutes
New patients please be aware the first time we see you, there is more time allocated to assess and consult, going forward with your treatments your practitioner is able to focus more time on the actual massage treatment.
HEALTH FUND REBATES are available through all our practitioners at Metro Health. Simply bring your card to your appointment and we will be able to run it through the electronic claiming system machine, then you just pay the gap. Please be aware that some days/times the system goes down (beyond our control) and we are not always able to process the instant health fund claims. In that instance, we will issue you with a written reciept which you can take to your health fund. You will still be able to claim it.
CONCESSION DAY is available for any eligible patients for SUBSEQUENT ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENTS/HERBAL MEDICINE CONSULTATION, currently held every Friday. Treatments are $40. Patients wishing to use this service should book an Initial Consultation with Marie first, then book their subsequent appointments on the concession day, and let our staff know at the time of booking. Because we have very limited appointments at this rate, we advise patients to book a group of treatments in advance as needed.
To be eligible for concession day you must be concession card holder, pensioner or unemployed.