Also known as herbal medicine, this is the use of plants to help heal. These medicinal plants can be taken in many forms including tinctures, teas, ointments and poultices.
Clinical Nutrition & Supplements
A whole foods diet is imperative to good health which is why nutrition is a key component to Naturopathic Medicine. Changes to diet are made as well as possibly incorporating supplements to ensure proper nutrition.
Originating around 1800 this is an energetic medicine that treats the body and mind with extremely diluted substances (plant, mineral, animal) in order to gently stimulate the body's own healing capabilities.
This is the use of water to create physiological responses in the body that facilitates healing. Water can be applied to the body in many ways including sitz baths, compresses, hot and cold showers, and steam inhalations.
Naturopathic Medicine provides a safe and open space that allows mental and emotional healing to take place. Encompassing stress reduction, meditation, breathing exercises and guided imagery can help create a balanced life.
A hands on method used to promote bone and tissue healing. It involves orthopaedic assessments, gentle bone manipulations, massage, therapeutic exercise, and mild electrical stimulations.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
The use of acupuncture, herbs and food to address health concerns is the method behind this 2000 year old school of medicine. It looks at recognizing patterns of imbalance rather than a specific diagnosis, and works to bring the body's energy back into harmony.
All Naturopathic treatments are prescribed on an individual basis, depending on the needs of the patient.