Your initial appointment at the clinic will begin with a comprehensive consultation process. During the consultation, we discuss your health problem, and gather information which will enable us to do a differentiation of disease patterns. At the end of the process, we arrive at a diagnosis, and it is expressed in Chinese medicine terms as patterns of disharmony. This is the starting point of your treatment plan. We like having a brief chat so that you understand the internal disharmony (as in physical and emotional imbalances) and external influences (as in diet, lifestyle, habits etc.) which are contributing factors to your unique pattern. Most importantly we want to know your expectation in seeking Chinese medicine treatment, so that we can decide on treatment courses and treatment techniques.
After that you will either be lying down for a relaxing 40-minute acupuncture treatment, prescribed herbal granules for taking at home, or both.