Below are answers to questions you may have before you visit Kalari Ayurveda Centre.
Do I need to make an appointment?
Yes Consultations and Treatments are by appointment only. You can call us on 0424 939 130 to make your appointment or for enquiries. Please leave a message if the phone is unattended. Your call will be returned as soon as possible.
What time should I arrive for my first visit?
Please arrive 10 minutes before your first appointment in order to fill out the necessary paperwork. This will include your contact details, and consent for treatment. All information given to us is kept strictly confidential.
What should I bring with me?
If you have scans and medical reports related to your injury, please bring them. Please bring a list of any medications you are taking.
How many treatments will I need?
This will vary depending on the individual and the condition. We will be able to advise you of a time frame during the initial consultation.
Can your treatments be used in conjunction with other treatment?
Yes, we can work with your medical doctor or other health practitioner. Ayurveda & Kalari Chikitsa can be used on their own or as a complement to conventional medicine.
What should I wear for my treatment?
Due to the abundant use of oil in these therapies, it is advisable to wear old clothing. It is recommended to leave the oil on for at least an hour, but we have a shower available if you need to remove the oil for travel, work etc.
Do I need a Consultation?
For serious or chronic pain, a Consultation is required before commencing treatment. This is so a thorough assessment can be performed and a program specific to your condition can be designed.
What can I expect in a Consultation?
Your Consultation will consist of:
1. A thorough assessment of your pain, injury or discomfort.
2. A detailed explanation of the underlying causes of your condition.
3. Development of a suitable course of treatment. This treatment program may consist of:
• Kalari Chikitsa
• Ayurvedic therapies
• Ayurvedic medicine
• Diet modifications
• Lifestyle and daily routine modifications
• Exercise and flexibility program