Naturopathic medicine is a primary health care system that uses natural therapies to support and stimulate the body’s innate ability to heal. Naturopathic medicine addresses the physical, mental, emotional, environmental and spiritual aspects of health to identify and treat the root cause of disease.
Naturopathic doctors are primary care providers with a minimum of 7 years of post-secondary training in medical and clinical sciences. They integrate centuries-old knowledge of natural therapies with current advances in the understanding of health and human systems. Naturopathic doctors are trained in a wide array of therapies which include botanical medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, nutrition, and lifestyle counseling.