Naturopathic Medicine is the science and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with acute and chronic conditions, while addressing disease and dysfunction at the level of body, mind and spirit. It focuses on the root cause and distinctiveness of each individual. Naturopathic physicians are trained as primary healthcare providers with the completion of a 4 year rigorous post-graduate program from an accredited naturopathic medical institution, alongside standardized licensing exams and continued education. The profession certifies clinical experience in biomedical sciences, clinical medicine, clinical nutrition, Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, botanical medicine, physical medicine, physical exams, and lab testing & analysis.
Naturopathic Doctors are General Family Practitioners that can help with conditions relating to:
Chiropractic is a non-invasive, drug-free, hands-on regulated health profession that deals with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the spine, muscles, joints and nervous system. As experts of the musculoskeletal system, chiropractors provide evidence based care and effective treatment to help alleviate pain, improve functionality and increase quality of life.
Chiropractors are highly specialized and experienced in treating both acute and chronic conditions such as:
Pelvic floor physical therapy involves the pelvic floor muscle group, which is responsible for a variety of functions. These muscles support the pelvic organs, assist in bowel and bladder control, and contribute to sexual arousal and orgasm.
A person may be referred to pelvic floor physical therapy to treat incontinence, difficulty with urination or bowel movements, constipation, chronic pelvic pain, and painful intercourse.
Pelvic Floor Therapy can assess and treat:
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Psychotherapy is the treatment of mental health concerns using psychological methods through interpersonal collaboration with a trained professional. There are many different techniques and modalities employed by various practitioners, with common threads including an emphasis on establishing a trusting and empowering relationship between client and therapist, and identifying the obstacles preventing an individual from functioning at their optimal level of wellbeing. Since one’s mental and emotional wellbeing can have a profound impact on their physical health and vice versa, psychotherapy is natural compliment to both traditional medicine and naturopathic interventions.
Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that aims to liberate and harmonize these three aspects of health.
Techniques of Yoga include breath control, flexibility, meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Advanced practices focuses strengthening and toning the body and enhancing states of enlightenment.