Naturopathic Physicians have extensive training in clinical nutrition and understand that what you eat is the basis for your health. Adopting a healthy diet is often the first step towards correcting health problems. Most chronic diseases can be prevented and likely, reversed with proper nutrition. We are all unique, biochemically and physiologically, therefore, the right diet for you must also be individualized. Naturopathic Physicians may use specific individual diets, fasting and nutritional supplements to help you meet your health care goals.
Botanical medicine is the oldest form of medicine and is still used as primary care medicine by the majority of people, worldwide. Similar to nutritional supplements, not all herbs are safe or effective, therefore, knowing which herb and what quality to look for in herbal medicines is essential to making this therapy safe and effective.
Naturopathic physicians are the only general practice trained physicians that learn herbal medicine in their medical school education, in addition to, the use of conventional medical treatments for a variety of disorders.
Your Naturopathic physician can recommend specific, safe, and effective herbal medicines to help you with a variety of disorders. We will recommend only the highest quality, individualized, treatment plan for you that takes into account any interactions with other medications or your unique biochemical needs.
Naturopathic medicine includes methods of therapeutic manipulation for muscles and bones. Naturopathic Physicians also employ therapeutic exercise, massage, hydrotherapy, gentle electrical therapies and ultrasound.
In holistic medicine the mind, body, and spirit are each addressed to support optimal health. Psychological counseling may be necessary to get the insights or support you need to reach your healthcare goals. Although counseling is a part of your general health visit with your naturopathic physician, Good Medicine Naturopathic Health Center may refer to specialized professionals as needed.
This gentle yet effective system of medicine is more than 200 years old and is based on the principle that “Like Cures Like”. Homeopathic medicines are very small doses of natural substances that can stimulate the body’s self-healing response without side effects. Physical and mental-emotional conditions for which conventional medicine has no effective treatments often respond well to homeopathy.