Achieving and maintaining health starts by understanding the factors that affect health and healing and that contribute to disease.
It involves recognizing that all aspects of an individual are linked and that everyone is affected by their external environment, lifestyle environment and social interactions.
It involves understanding what makes you unique and how to create a healthy regimen in all aspects of your life. Click here for more information on our approach.
The following is a breakdown of our approach:
Review & Reassessment
During the initial 1.5 hour visit your naturopathic doctor will review all aspects of your current health, past medical history, current and past medical treatments and prescriptions, lifestyle, social and external environments to ensure that they have a full understanding of the factors that are impacting you. We also use a number of objective measurements (such as blood and urine tests) to understand the impact on your health. The following assessment services are provided:
detailed questionnaires and health history
structural, balance, joint and muscle assessments
pH assessment and analysis
use of medical labs and reports from other health practitioners
Naturopathic doctors are trained and regulated in the diagnoses of diseases. For a diagnosis to be beneficial it needs to provide not only the name of the condition or disease that is of concern, but the reason why. A naturopathic diagnosis is both categorical and descriptive. The categorical component represents the conventional medical diagnosis and relates to the label that is given to any condition.
The descriptive aspect of the diagnosis makes the difference and provides you with the understanding of the factors that contributed to the disease and what you need to change or address in order to achieve health.
We recognize that the success of any treatment depends on the thoroughness of the assessment and how appropriate the treatment plan is customized to the individual.
Our focus is on educating you how best to achieve and maintain your own health. Most treatment plans include lifestyle changes such as food, exercise, water, breathing, posture, sleep and sunlight. We provide self-directed programs, nutritional and herbal supplementation, homeopathic remedies as well as acupuncture, registered massage therapy, nutritional counselling, intravenous therapies, and energetic therapies to support your journey to health.
Throughout the treatment plan practitioners listen to ensure that the expected results are being achieved. They also work with other health care practitioners, as required.
Review & Reassessment
Our clinic is committed to ensuring that your health goals are met and maintained. The way to maintain optimal health and wellness is to check in with your naturopathic doctor on a bi-annual basis, after injuries or accidents or whenever your health changes or your medications change.
To ensure optimal health care we offer same-day acute visits for conditions such as sprains, strains, colds, flus, fevers, gastritis, ear infections, bites, etc. We also offer specialized treatments for rehabilitation after injuries.