Naturopathic Medicine Week: May 11-17, 2015

This week we are celebrating Naturopathic Medicine and it’s impact on family wellness at the Richmond Hill Naturopathic Clinic!

For those of us who haven’t been exposed to all the therapies/services encompassed in Naturopathic Medicine, here is a quick summary:

Treatment Modalities:

Clinical Nutrition

Looking at diet, treatments including nutritional supplementation, individualized treatment protocols are created.

Botanical Medicine

We use botanicals extensively in our practice as they are potent ways to treat illness. Taking into account interactions, tinctures, dried herbs & extracts are used.

Acupuncture/TCM

Tools such as tongue and pulse diagnosis, as well as whole body treatment using acupuncture are used in pain management and supportively with a variety of conditions.

Homeopathic Medicine

Constitutional based treatment with remedies are commonly used to treat especially children and during pregnancy for numerous ailments.

Physical Medicine

Hydrotherapy, adjustments alongside a spinal assessment allow for the body to heal and reduce inflammation.

Lifestyle Counseling

Achieving a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the need for various interventions and allows for balance to occur. Lifestyle counseling is a key factor for optimizing health and wellness.

Services Offered:

  • Food Sensitivity Testing (Blood Analysis to over 95 foods)

  • Candida Testing (Overgrowth of Yeast)

  • Vitamin D spot testing

  • Salivary Cortisol & Adrenals (Stress hormone function test)

  • Heat Lamp/Electrostimulation Acupuncture

  • Moxibustion & Cupping Techniques (Pregnancy & Pain Management)

  • Zinc Tally Test (Immune Function & Skin health)

  • PH balance Urine Test (Acidity/Alkalinity of body)

  • Well Child Checks with Full Physical Examinations

For more information or to book your appointment, please call (905) 237-8521.

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