The information below pertains to the private clinics that are available in Axminster, Devon.
Do I need to be referred for treatment by my Doctor?
Not necessarily, but it is always advisable to discuss with your Doctor any health care that you intend to undertake. Priority will be given to patients who are referred by their Doctor.
What happens when I go for treatment?
Your first appointment will last an hour and include a full consultation and assessment. Details will be recorded regarding your medical history together with any relevant information that is appropriate to your treatment.
Please bring a list of any medication that you have been prescribed by your Doctor and are currently taking. You will have the opportunity to discuss any concerns, which will be treated in the strictest confidence. In the case of Reflexology and Kinesiology sessions, patients are not required to remove their clothing.
What type of treatment will I need?
Most patients are unsure which type of treatment they require and the appropriate treatment programme can be discussed at your first appointment.
What happens after the treatment?
In the case of Aromatherapy you will be advised:
- not to take a bath or shower for six to eight hours
- not to drink alcohol because massage can heighten the effects of alcohol.
In the case of all types of treatment you will be advised:
- to drink plenty of mineral water
- to avoid stimulants to spend that evening quietly
- to allow yourself to benefit fully from the treatment
How many treatments will I need?
Your practitioner will discuss with you a plan of treatments and self-help steps which will assist in promoting a speedier recovery. Your programme may include advice in the use of essential oils at home.
Home treatments and self-help can assist in promoting relaxation therefore relieving stress and tension. Enhancing mental and physical well-being.
How much do treatments cost?
This will depend on the type of treatment and the length of your appointment.
Please e-mail Jane at: firstname.lastname@example.org for details without obligation.
What happens if I am unable to keep my appointment?
A full charge will be made if you cancel your appointment with less than 24 hours notice.