What is Naturopathic medicine?
Naturopathic medicine is a system of primary health care helpful in treating various acute and chronic health conditions. Natural therapies, lifestyle modifications, and medicines – all get together to support and stimulate the body’s innate ability to heal. Naturopathic medicine addresses various health aspects, including structural, functional, spiritual, psychological and environmental. These medicines work on the root cause of illness to promote wellness.
Our Naturopathic doctor in Richmond Hill uses different modalities or tools to develop a holistic plan customized to meet individual’s needs.
These modalities include:
- Holistic medical consultations
- Health and wellness recommendations
- Pain management
- Chronic disease management
- Exercise and fitness programs
Naturopathic medicine relies on nature to prevent, diagnose, and treat health conditions of the human mind, body, and soul. Our Richmond Hill Naturopathic doctor works with the patients to treat chronic illness, restore optimal health and improve optimal fitness by boosting an individual’s inherent self-healing process.
Naturopathic Medicine Can Treat:
- Acute care and injuries / Allergies and immune system disorders
- Cardiovascular conditions
- Digestive disorders
- Emotional issues
- Men’s health issues
- Metabolic Syndrome / Pain and fatigue conditions
- Pediatric conditions / Skin disorders
- Thyroid disorders
- Women’s health issues
Naturopathic medicine is based on the following six principles:
- First, do no harm.
- Identify & treat the root cause
- Treat the whole person
- Allow self healing power to act
- Educate patient
- Prevention is the best medicine.
A disease is prevented through encouragement and guidance in implementing some changes to our lifestyles that are conducive to optimal health.
Diagnosis and assessment of health are accomplished by incorporating contemporary clinical and laboratory diagnostic methods.
Treatment and Care
Out Naturopathic practitioners will identify and prevent obstacles to healing and recovery, thus facilitating the inherent self-healing process. We aim to evaluate and remove the underlying causes of illness rather than just eliminating the symptoms.