TREATMENT GUIDELINES

Treatment Guidelines

Please read these treatment guidelines carefully before your initial consultation. By attending your initial consultation you will indicate you have read, understood and accepted this information.

 

Acupuncture

The services offered by Justine Hankin are complementary to any treatment being received from your General Practitioner, Consultant or any other member of the medical profession. If you have any concerns about what may be causing your symptoms, you should consult your medical doctor.

 

Medication

To ensure safety of treatment, please continue taking all of your prescribed medication. You must not stop taking medication without professional medical guidance and you must always consult your Doctor regarding any change of prescription. 

Please give Justine Hankin details of any medication you are taking – including the name of the medication and the dosage. Please also bring a copy of any relevant test results to your appointment. 

 

Drugs and alcohol

Please be aware that to receive Acupuncture you cannot be under the influence of recreational drugs or alcohol, nor can you take recreational drugs or drink alcohol following a treatment.

 

Exercise

No strenuous exercise should be taken for up to 2 hours before or after treatment.

 

Confidentiality

All information disclosed during the course of treatment is kept in the strictest confidence. Any personal data collected will be treated in accordance with Justine Hankin Acupuncture’s Privacy Policy.

 

Appointment Time

Please note that should you arrive more than 15 minutes late for your appointment it may be necessary to reschedule your treatment.