Naturopathic Primary Care & Family Medicine and Massage Therapy
Naturopathic physicians are doctors who listen.
We believe in the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine:
First Do No Harm: Safety first without adding new problems
Doctor as Teacher: Be empowered to make informed personal choices
Healing Power of Nature: Effectiveness of time-tested medicine
Prevention: Treatments with many health benefits reduce the chances of many health problems.
Find the Cause: Remove obstacles to healing involving mental stress, nutrition and toxins.
Treat the Whole Person: Each person is connected with both body and mind that influences and is affected by the other.
We treat all non-emergency medical conditions.
Among the most common ailments we treat are migraines, allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, menopause, adrenal fatigue, cancer, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Diagnosis is made from:
In-depth conversation and discussion with patient
Clinical Nutrition is using food and nutritional supplements to treat illness. Scientific research has shown that many medical conditions can be treated effectively with food and nutritional supplements, with fewer side effects. We also use Medical Foods which are often paid for by health insurance.
Homeopathy is a wonderful system of medicine that has over 200 years of clinical experience. It is used worldwide and very popular in England, Europe, and India. Highly diluted natural substances are used for the purpose of safety. Homeopathic remedies help you adapt to stress. Many conditions that do not respond well to conventional medicine will respond to homeopathy.
Botanical Medicineis the use of plants as medicine. Plants are powerful, safe, and effective medicines when used properly with experience. Scientific research in Europe and Asia is demonstrating that some plant substances are superior to synthetic drugs in clinical conditions.
Physical Medicine includes naturopathic manipulation of the muscles, bones and spine. Applications of hot and cold, gentle electrical stimulators, and exercise therapy are used.
Counseling and Stress Management Helping mental attitudes and emotions are essential in healing illness. Customized treatments include counseling, nutritional balancing, botanical and homeopathic medicines.
See all about our mental health counselors at Psychology Today here: Mental Health Counselors profile
Nutritional Supplements Our office carries a wide variety of supplements for all your health needs! Both quality and quantity are essential for safety and effectiveness. We often can reduce the number of supplements our patients have been using.
Craniosacral Therapy unwinds tension in your body. It is a gentle method of detection and correction that encourages your own natural healing and mechanisms to dissipate these negative effects of stress on your central nervous system. It helps alleviate a range of illness, including:
Craniosacral therapy is performed on a person fully clothed. Using very light pressure the practitioner monitors the rhythm of the craniosacral system to detect and correct restrictions. A therapy session can last from about 15 minutes to more than an hour.