Licensed naturopathic practitioners (NDs, or NMDs who have completed a four- year medical school and trained in complementary medicine) are clinically trained in using natural remedies as well as traditional medicine, though they generally care for patients with a holistic approach combining safe and effective therapies. In practice, Naturopathic medicine considers the fundamental components of health-biochemistry, biomechanics, and the emotional predisposition.
Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct system of individualized health care that emphasizes prevention, optimal health and the self-healing process through the use of natural therapies. The practice of
Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) blend centuries-old knowledge and a philosophy that nature is the most effective healer with current research on health and human systems. One goal in mind--to help you feel better, restore your health and reach optimal wellness. When your body is not in top shape your entire outlook on life can be affected. As your body begins to work with the way nature intended, your spirit soars--and so will you!
naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods. It accentuates the need to look at the whole person, while treating each case with the specific type of care geared toward the individual. Therapies of naturopathic healing are supported by research drawn from peer-reviewed journals from many disciplines, including naturopathic medicine, conventional medicine, clinical nutrition, phytotherapy, pharmacognosy, homeopathy, psychology and spirituality.
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