Naturopathic medicine combines natural, nontoxic therapies with the science of human health, covering all aspects of family health from prenatal to senior care. The principles of naturopathic medicine is based on the premise that healing is intrinsic to the nature of all living organisms.
Treatment approaches may include:
Food is the best medicine and is part of the foundation of health. Individualized modifications to current diets are recommended to address deficiencies, promote health, prevent and treat diseases. The benefits of improved nutrition are far reaching and can greatly improve quality of life.
Physical medicine involves the use of multiple naturopathic modalities to effectively treat conditions involving the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Therapies include acupuncture, cupping, soft tissue work, exercise, hydrotherapy, heat and cold contrast to ensure optimal wellness.
Asian Medicine and Acupuncture
Asian medicine, including acupuncture, are based on a 5000-year-old practice of balancing qi (energy) in the meridian pathways of the body. The goal of each treatment is to create balance and harmony in the mind and body. Acupuncture provides a method of treatment which can unify and harmonize the imbalances present in disease conditions, which if untreated, can result in illness. Acupuncture, the insertion of sterile needles in specific points of the body, is a highly effective treatment for many conditions.
Naturopathic doctors evaluate the environmental, mental, emotional and physical aspects of your health. By doing so, your ND can help you to make choices that will enhance your well-being and reduce stress levels.
Homeopathy is a form of medicine that entails the use of small doses of plant, animal or mineral derived substances. These minute doses are used to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself. Homeopathy is a tool that affects healing on a physical and emotional level. A homeopathic remedy is prescribed based on the unique traits of the patient.
Botanical medicine is plant based medicine that involves the use of herbal teas, extracts, capsules and other preparations that assist in a state of illness or optimize organ function. Often times botanical medicines are compatible with the body’s own chemistry; hence, they can be quite effective with minimal side effects.
Bio-identical Hormone Restoration Therapy
Whether it is for thyroid care, PMS, menopause, or other women’s health conditions, we offer bio-identical hormone restoration therapy to get you back into balance. This is an individualized and customized approach to balance the hormones that may be causing migraines, weight gain, hair loss, sleeplessness and irritability.
Your treatment course may include intramuscular injections administered by our NDs. B12 shots and more are carefully selected according to your health needs. Injections serve as a great tool to bypass a dysfunctional digestive system and deliver the nutrients you need – fast.
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is an effective and natural way to counter-act the effects of aging on the face and neck, as well as, manage chronic skin conditions. It is a safe, 100% natural alternative to surgical face-lifts or Botox treatments, and is also less expensive.
Inhalation therapies are safe and effective for lung diseases, environmental exposures, and many other health concerns. Inhalation therapy uses a nebulizer that aerosolizes substances that help the body detoxify, reduce oxidative damage, and support immune system function. Conditions that may benefit from inhalation therapy: chronic infections (chronic ear infections, chronic runny nose, chronic post-nasal drip, chronic sore throat), chronic lung diseases (bronchitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, lung infections, environmental air pollutant exposures), and multiple chemical sensitivity disorders (MCSDs), among others. Inhalation therapy is not suitable for patients with known sulfite sensitivities or bronchial asthma.