Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct system of primary health care that addresses the root cause of disease and promotes health and healing using natural therapies.
Naturopathic Medicine supports the body's own healing ability using an integrated approach to disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Natural therapies include: Traditional Asian Medicine and Acupuncture, Botanical Medicine, Physical Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Homeopathic Medicine and Lifestyle Counseling.
Naturopathic doctors are licensed and regulated health care practitioners with a minimum of seven years post secondary education. They work in partnership with other regulated health care providers to ensure that patients receive the most comprehensive and effective care possible.
Naturopathic Medicine is often covered by extended health insurance.