What is Naturopathic Medicine?

In Blog by Achieve Wellness Spa

Naturopathic Medicine is a term most people have probably heard by now, but it might be something we still don’t know that much about. This blog provides a deeper understanding of what Naturopathic Medicine is, how it’s used and why it could be a great addition to your overall wellness routine.

So what is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine combines modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. Steeped in traditional healing methods, principles and practices, naturopathic medicine focuses on holistic, proactive prevention and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. By using protocols that minimize the risk of harm, naturopathic physicians help facilitate the body’s inherent ability to restore and maintain optimal health. It is the naturopathic physician’s role to identify and remove barriers to good health by helping to create a healing internal and external environment.

What is Naturopathic Medicine used to treat?

Naturopathic Doctors can treat all types of conditions, but among the most common are; allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

What can you expect if you book an appointment?

Your first appointment with a Naturopath will last at least 1 hour, as your Doctor will require sufficient time to understand your health history, diet, stress levels, habits and issues. This information is vital to help your doctor understand the cause of your ailments and help them put together a plan to help treat you. Our Naturopathic Doctors will work with you to create a customized treatment plan that may involve follow up appointment and potentially coordinating care through other healthcare practitioners

At Achieve Wellness Spa we believe in treating Wellness as a whole and that achieving your greatest potential for well-being requires treating your mind and body, that’s why we believe in offering Naturopathic Medicine as a service for our guests. All of our Naturopathic Doctors have undergone rigours training and education, and continue to stay up to date on all medicine so that they can provide the best treatment for their patients. To learn more about Naturopathic Medicine at Achieve Wellness Spa or to book your first appointment visit achievewellnesspsa.com

The Achieve Wellness Spa Team