Naturopathic medicine is derived from a Hippocratic teaching more than 2,000 years old: Vis medicatrix naturae - nature is the healer of all.
Naturopathic doctors (NDs/NMDs) are primary care physicians clinically trained in natural therapeutics such as herbal medicine, homeopathy, physical manipulation, clinical nutrition, counseling, acupuncture, and hydrotherapy, among others. Naturopathic medicine as a practice is licensed in the state of Kansas and recognized by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts.
The goal of naturopathic medicine is to uncover the underlying cause of illness rather than treating symptoms, to understand each patient as an individual, and to develop personalized recommendations for obtaining optimal health. In addition to the natural therapeutics, Naturopaths experience similar four years of basic bio-medical science training as that of allopathic practice forming a bridge between the conventional and alternative medical systems.
Absolutely! We can work as a team to reach your health goals, whether it is relief from a specific disease, supportive therapies that will not conflict with your current medications, or achieving optimal wellness.
Naturopathic medicine is a bridge between the conventional and alternative medical systems, understanding drug-herb interactions, and knowing how and when to refer to other practitioners in both systems to provide you with the best health care available
Yes. In fact, because naturopathic medicine addresses the root cause of disease, children often benefit the most because a stronger foundation for positive health is established earlier in life. In addition, the therapeutics of naturopathic medicine can be the safest type of medicine because there are little to no side effects associated with treatment.