Does Acupuncture Hurt?
That all depends on what type of needling the therapist performs. Most forms of acupuncture does not hurt, and most people actually find the process extremely relaxing.
Do I need a referral?
No, you do not need a referral to come to Greater West. We are primary care practitioners and are able to take the common man "off the street" so to speak.
What are your opening hours?
8am-7pm Monday to Friday. Some therapists may choose to work on Saturdays; however the extended opening hours during the week are normally suffice to see all of our clients.
How much do I get back from my health fund?
That depends on the level of cover, but generally most funds provide around 50% coverage.
Do you bulk bill for Medicare?
Unfortunately acupuncture and massage are not currently covered under Medicare. But sometimes the best things in life aren't free!