Choosing the Right Treatment
Your initial appointment requires a health and information history form to be completed, please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment time to allow time for parking and completing paperwork. We understand on rare occasions, you may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, however, this may mean your treatment time will be reduced, to ensure other clients are not inconvenienced. The full fee will still be charged. Earthed Therapies is a recognised health fund provider to all major health funds. Please note that only REMEDIAL treatments may be claimed with a health fund. For eligibility and amount of rebate, please contact your health fund provider. HICAPS and Eftpos available on site
Frequently asked questions
You can book online up to one hour before the appointment start time, same-day appointments are sometimes available, we recommend booking in advance. Alternatively, phone or message 0411 490 760 with your full name, a contact phone number, email, and your preferred dates and times, and the type of treatment you would like to book, and will contact you at our earliest convenience when we are not treating a client.
Client car parking is available at the rear of the building, off Wendt Lane. Alternatively, street parking is available on Margaret Street (just before Lindsay Street).
Please bring any GP, Specialist or Allied Health Professional referral/clearance correspondence with you, your private health fund card for remedial massage treatments. Please wear loose and comfortable clothing
Drink plenty of filtered water after your treatment and average 2 litres per day to assist with flushing toxins through the body’s systems.
Avoid strenuous exercise, walking for 30 minutes afterwards will be beneficial
Avoid caffeine, sugar and alcohol these can affect your nervous system and inflame your troubled areas leaving you in more pain.
If you feel sleepy afterwards you should relax and take a nap if you can.
Use Heat packs or ice packs if necessary for areas that may have been treated for a painful condition.
Yes! Earthed Therapies is an approved health fund provider for Remedial Massage Treatments with Health fund rebates are available for all the major funds. Please contact your provider if you are covered for remedial treatments and the rebate available to you.
For cancellations, please call us directly at 0411 490760. as soon as possible. Cancellations without 24 hours’ notice may result in a charge for your session, as that time has been set aside specifically for you.
It is important for you to fully complete your Health History Form at your initial consultation and keep your therapist up to date on your condition and any changes to health and medications, at all future appointments. Not all types of massage are appropriate for all conditions.
- Any acute injury from a recent accident such as whiplash, sprains, or other soft tissue damage.
- Swelling or oedema.
- Acute conditions such as flared-up psoriasis, eczema, or rheumatoid arthritis.
- Uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, prominent varicose veins, osteoporosis, or any other serious medical conditions.
Even some prescribed or over-the-counter medications can contraindicate receiving certain types of massage therapy. Be sure to list any medications you are taking and inform your therapist of any changes since your last visit. In some cases, your massage therapist may request your physician’s consent and recommendations before performing massage.