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Modalities Used  

Clinical Nutrition
There is an important relationship between diet and health.  Individualized dietary modifications are suggested. As well, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and nutraceuticals may be used to treat disease processes and to improve health. Factors that interfere with the absorption and use of nutrients are explored. Education about healthy food choices, where to access foods and healthy recipes are provided.

Botanical Medicine
Plants and the compounds they contain are used to treat health conditions, to prevent disease and to improve health. There are a growing number of research studies to show the efficacy of plants as healing substances. Naturopaths are trained on interactions between herbs and medications.

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
This is a system of health care used successfully for thousands of years in China.  It involves tongue and pulse diagnosis and acupuncture.

Lifestyle Counselling
Naturopaths help determine the stressors and behaviours that contribute to disease processes. Recommendations are made and education is provided to optimize environmental, physical and mental- emotional well being.

Homeopathic Medicine
This form of medicine was developed by a German physician in the 1700’s. Minute amounts of natural substances are used to stimulate the body’s self healing abilities. Homeopathic remedies are selected based on a person’s unique health picture. Homeopathic products do not interact with medications.