Naturopathic doctors are trained as primary care physicians at fully accredited naturopathic medical schools and are considered the nation’s leading experts in natural medicine. The rigorous curriculum includes basic medical sciences, conventional diagnostic and treatment methods, and natural therapeutics.
The goals of naturopathic medicine are to navigate and clear the cellular matrix, assist the body to eliminate toxins efficiently and treat the underlying cause of any illness. Naturopathic doctors may use a variety of modalities when treating the whole person, such as, nutrition, herbs, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, physical medicine and lifestyle counseling. Utilizing these natural therapies not only relieves symptoms but assists individuals on their journey to optimal wellness. Every patient has their own story, their own path of wellness.
The six principles of naturopathic medicine are First Do No Harm, Identify and Treat the Cause, Treat the Whole Person, The Body Has Inherent Wisdom to Heal, Doctor as Teacher, and Prevention is Cure.