Botanical medicine refers to plant-based treatments. The use of plants for healing dates back to the beginnings of civilization and is the foundation of modern pharmacology. Botanical medicine is an effective and gentle treatment to help balance and heal the body.
Nutrition is the cornerstone of Naturopathic Medicine. The food we eat and how we digest our food have a direct impact on our health. Individualized diets and nutritional supplements are recommended to address deficiencies, treat disease processes and promote health. Understanding food sensitivities and/or allergies can be very beneficial to re-establishing a healthy balance which can be identified using a variety of testing.
Homeopathy is a form of medicine based on like cures like. Minute doses of plant, animal, or mineral origin, are used to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself. Homeopathy is a powerful tool that affects healing on a physical and emotional level. A homeopathic remedy is prescribed based on the unique characteristics of the patient.
Hydrotherapy is the use of hot and cold water to stimulate healthy circulation in the vascular and lymphatic systems of the body. Hydrotherapy activates detoxification, promotes increased immunity and restores energy levels. Lifestyle Counselling: Naturopathic Medicine is committed to the education and guidance of their patients in making positive changes to various aspects of their lifestyle that may be inhibiting optimal health. Naturopathic lifestyle counselling takes into consideration where you are in your health journey and what you wish to achieve. By evaluating the environmental, mental/emotional and physical aspects of your life, the ND can help you make choices which will enhance your well-being and reduce stress levels.
Osteopathic manual practitioners use their hands to palpate areas of the body that are restricted (not moving normally) or constricted (strangled or squeezed). These areas can be in any of these systems: musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous, digestive, and reproductive. Osteopathic manual practitioners seek to identify and then gently ease the restrictions or constrictions so the body can function normally again.
Massage therapy benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed, the strength of massage therapy is in preventing illness and conditions before they develop. Massage therapy can be used in the treatment of both acute and chronic stages of conditions. There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being as well as your quality of life.