Naturopathic Medicine is the practise of individualized healthcare focusing on the prevention of illness and the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Doctors of Naturopathic Medicine are specialists in natural medicine and preventive health care, integrating scientific knowledge with traditional, natural healing.
Licenced Naturopathic Physicians have completed scienced-based undergraduate studies at a recognized university followed four years of Naturopathic Medical School. After graduation, they complete rigorous regulatory board examinations that are standardized across North America. They are health-care professionals who use safe, gentle, non-invasive therapies to treat both acute illness and chronic disease. Naturopathic Doctors may employ one or more of the following treatment methods when treating any given condition; botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, bodywork, Chinese medicine, hydrotherapy, spinal manipulations, massage or lifestyle counselling.