Introduction

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care utilizing lifestyle modification, natural therapies and prescribing and/or administrating of preparations and medicines to support and stimulate the body’s innate ability to heal. Naturopathic medicine addresses the structural, functional, psychological, spiritual and environmental aspects of health to assess, diagnose and treat the root causes of illness and to promote wellness.

There are a range of modalities, or tools, a Naturopathic Doctor may use to develop a holistic, individualized treatment plan. These modalities include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, asian medicine and acupuncture, physical medicine and manipulation, homeopathic medicine and hydrotherapy to help clients prevent disease, live healthfully and achieve their health care goals.

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