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.
Naturopathic therapeutics are extremely effective for addressing issues related to:
- Menstruation/hormonal imbalances
- Thyroid conditions
- Weight management
- Cholesterol/Heart Disease
- Blood pressure
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.