What to expect during your Naturopathic visit?
Naturopathic Visits range from one to one and a half hours in length for the initial visit, to about 20-30 minutes for follow ups. This allows time to establish a detailed understanding of the patient’s history, contributing factors, current health status, and treatment progress. The visits may include physical exams, laboratory and diagnostic testing as needed.
Naturopathic visits are covered by most extended health care insurance plans.
What treatment options are available at MMNHC?
Nutritional support and dietary recommendations: are integral to ensuring that the body has the needed building blocks to sustain health and aid healing Innovative programs such as Healthy and active, Firstline Therapy or food pharmacy are used to manage, reverse and prevent chronic illnesses.
Nutritional supplementation: to address deficiencies, assist the body in eliminating toxins, stimulate healing or target specific health concerns.
Botanical Medicine: using herbal teas, tinctures or capsules for their therapeutic benefits in treating various ailments and aiding the body in recovering from injury or disease.
Homeopathy: is an energy based system of medicine that stimulates the healing process in the body on all levels. This is a very safe, gentle therapy that can be used for children and seniors.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture: is a system of therapy that originated over 2000 years ago. The theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is to balance the Qi or the Energy and the yin-yang forces in the body. All diseases arise form this imbalance. Traditionally Acupuncture, herbal formulas, and the energetics of food are used to correct the imbalance.
Lifestyle counseling: addresses the link between health concerns, lifestyle, events, thoughts and emotions and provides recommendations such as breathing and relaxation techniques.
Physical Medicines: hands on techniques such as Bowen Therapy incorporate soft tissue work, physical manipulation and stimulation techniques to provide support for healing, especially for the nervous system and muscles.