Personalised wellness program to help manage your chronic health condition and reclaim your quality of life
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The Health Lodge custom medical retreats are developed to create a space for optimal treatment, allowing for a comprehensive immersion into your care and healing process. These retreats are tailored to your presenting needs and health concerns, utilising our integrative and team-based approach to ensure you receive the best possible combination of cutting-edge medicine and complementary therapy to create a supportive structure to assist your healing process.
A Medical Retreat at The Health Lodge ensures you are listened to and nurtured. We focus on addressing the chronic health aliment that robs you of true wellness.
How to get started
Assessment & Program Co-ordination
Initial intake phone or Skype consultation with a Program Co-ordinator will
Take an in-depth case history
Gather all existing pathology and specialist reports
Organise further testing (if required)
Present your case details to our medical and complementary health team of 23 practitioners
Develop an individualised treatment program for your stay
Book the dates for your stay
A $250 upfront fee for this service is deducted from your base program fee after you book your medical retreat.
Customised health program that cares for every part of you
Unlike other retreats that simply offer a time-out from day-to-day life, our medical-based, investigative programs are designed to effect long-lasting wellbeing by giving you answers to your chronic health issues and the tools you need to address them.
Our GPs, whilst experts in general medicine, are leaders in Functional Medicine, a practice focused on the underlying causes of disease, rather than symptoms alone. They are expertly trained to know how to involve complementary and allied healthcare to optimise your outcomes. Our collaborative and integrative approach ensures you receive and benefit from multiple treatment modalities and the collective knowledge of your team.
We develop personalised Medical Retreats for (but not limited to):
Immune and inflammatory disorders – arthritis, auto-immune disorders, allergies
Hormonal disorders - fertility, endometriosis, PCOS, adrenal fatigue
Metabolic syndrome – weight gain, hypertension, diabetes
Chronic pain – fibromyalgia, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), injuries, migraines
Chronic stress disorders – trauma, hormonal dysregulation, burnout
Chronic fatigue syndrome – post viral infection
Digestive disorders – IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, small intestine bacteria overgrowth (SIBO)
Postnatal depletion – Not well since having a baby? - we have author of the Postnatal Depletion Cure, Dr Oscar Serrallach consulting daily for our retreat patients
Reclaim your health, energy and vitality
Medical Retreat Overview
Depending on your specific needs, a stay at The Health Lodge can be from one to four weeks. We will advise on the length of time based on your assessment, testing and treatment plan. Our integrative Medical Retreat program includes:
Therapeutic sessions with your entire team of health care professionals
A personalised menu written by our nutritionist and prepared by our chef
Beautiful in-house accommodation with your own private, spacious facilities and bathtub
Coordinated team meetings to discuss your health findings and look deeper into the drivers behind your condition
An after-care program to support you at home with ongoing Skype sessions
Free time to experience the beaches and beauty of Byron Bay
Before your stay
Initial assessment: We gather your health history and discuss your objectives to design your custom wellness program. Our Program Co-ordinator will talk to you via Skype or phone so that we have a comprehensive health history and outline of dietary requirements before you arrive.
Functional pathology testing: At The Health Lodge we use the latest scientific testing to help us paint a complete picture of your health. We will conduct a number of functional pathology tests including gastrointestinal, hormonal, nutritional, food sensitivity and general pathology screening.
During your stay
Inpatient Program: – Consultations, therapeutic treatments, yoga, education and nutrition designed just for you. Your health team will work with you to deliver a personalised health care plan made up of therapeutic treatments that address your chronic health condition.
After your stay
After-care: Upon check out you will receive a comprehensive and easy-to-use after-care program as well as complete records of your consultations and diagnostic reports. Follow up sessions are arranged via Skype or phone to support your continued health improvements to optimise your long-term health.
Start your wellness journey
A long-term integrated approach to solve your health issues
We are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to optimise your initial recovery and improve your health over the long-term.