Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic doctors are licensed and regulated primary health care providers that blend modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural medicine. Naturopathic doctors receive a minimum of seven years of full-time training at university and at accredited naturopathic medical schools. Topics studied include, among other areas: clinical nutrition, lifestyle modifications, acupuncture, botanical (herbal) medicine, physical medicine, nutritional supplements and injection therapies. This wide variety allows each practitioner to use a unique combination of therapies to address the whole person and achieve optimal health and fitness benefits.

Naturopathic medicine is primary health care that supports the self-healing process and focuses on addressing the root cause of illness. The treatment plans reflects a ‘whole’ person healthcare and your naturopathic doctor will be there to inspire and empower you on your road to a healthier you.

Naturopathy Benefits:

Naturopathic therapeutics are extremely effective for addressing issues related to:

  • Fatigue/Stress/Anxiety
  • Menstruation/hormonal imbalances
  • Allergies/Asthma
  • Depression/insomnia
  • Thyroid conditions
  • Weight management
  • Detoxification
  • Cholesterol/Heart Disease
  • Headache/migraines
  • Blood pressure
  • Fibromyalgia

Extended Health Coverage:

Naturopathic services performed by a naturopathic physician licensed by College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia can be covered by most extended plans but patients are asked to check with their plan providers. Note: X-rays taken by, and drugs, medicines or supplies recommended and prescribed by a naturopathic physician are not covered.