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Services Provided & Conditions Treated

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE 

The oldest professional medicine in the world with extensive research supporting its medical use. Focus is on the balance & harmony required for health. Applies tools such as acupuncture, cupping etc.

  • Fertility acupuncture

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic pain

  • Sleep quality

  • Muscle recovery

  • and more.

BOTANICAL MEDICINE

This modality utilizes the medicinal properties of plants to target hormones, metabolism & inflammation with potentially fewer side effects than conventional medications. It can be applied through the use of tinctures, teas, capsules etc.

Naturopaths are trained to assess and ensure that there are no concerning interactions between naturopathic treatments and medications.

  • Stress & anxiety

  • IBS

  • Heartburn

  • Regulating hormones & menstrual cycles

  • Sleep

  • Low Energy

  • and more.

CLINICAL NUTRITION 

Here, we examine the relationship between diet & health.

We use whole foods, food elimination, variation in dietary habits and nutritional supplements to treat disease & promote health.

  • PCOS & Endometriosis

  • Painful periods

  • Eczema & hives

  • Arthritis

  • Digestive concerns

  • Chronic pain

  • Concussions

  • Weight management

  • and more.

COMPREHENSIVE TESTING

Testing is available to learn of barriers that are holding you back from achieving your health goals. Naturopathic Doctors are equipped to perform full physical exams if needed, including, but not limited to: gynecological health exams (Pap smears & cultures), breast exams and general wellness screenings.

  • Basic blood work

  • Vitamin D status

  • Thyroid function

  • Food sensitivity testing

  • Hormone panels (including DUTCH testing)

  • Pap tests

  • and more.

WOMEN'S HEALTH & FERTILITY

 

Women’s health is a complex interconnection of hormones, genetics and environmental factors and there isn’t always a straightforward answer. However, concerns such as severe cramping and PMS; menopausal symptoms, low libido etc. CAN and SHOULD be addressed and treated. I am proud to provide LGBT2Q-friendly service in my practice.

  • Infertility & pre-conception care 

  • Menopause

  • Acne

  • Endometriosis

  • PCOS

  • Period regulation

  • PMS

  • and more

AUTOIMMUNITY & IMMUNE SYSTEM

 

Even with chronic conditions there are ways to prevent progression, minimize symptoms and maintain function

  • Thyroid conditions

  • Psoriasis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Lupus

  • and more

DIGESTIVE HEALTH

 

A properly functioning digestive system is crucial for obtaining and maintaining health. Starting with a complete review of your diet and digestion we work from the ground up to ensure your digestive health is restored.

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Gas & Bloating

  • Constipation & diarrhea

  • Food Sensitivities

  • Nutritional Counselling

  • Dysbiosis and SIBO

BRAIN & NERVOUS SYSTEM HEALTH

 

As the control center of your body, when a concern arises here, your whole body can feel out of sync. A Naturopath can offer treatments that complement the care you are receiving from your Family Doctor, Physiotherapist, Chiropractor etc.

  • Migraines & headaches

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • Multiple sclerosis 

  • Concussion management

  • Neuropathy 

PAIN MANAGEMENT

 

There can be a combination of underlying issues that trigger chronic pain and inflammation. By getting to the root of your concern, we can find long term, safe and effective solutions for your pain beyond daily medication use.

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)

  • Arthritis

  • Chronic Pain

  • Injury Recovery

  • and more.

WELLNESS & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

 

Stress, diet, sleep, hormones, weight and mood all play a role in maintaining overall health and are all interconnected. If you allow me to hear your story and if necessary, run some tests, I will get to the root of what is holding you back from feeling how you want to feel in the long term.

Nothing specific causing you concern? Great! The most effective medicine is preventative, come in and find out how we can keep you feeling your best.

  • Craving control

  • Insulin resistance

  • High blood sugar

  • Elevated cholesterol

  • High blood pressure

  • Fatigue

  • Brain fog

  • Disease prevention

  • Sleep

  • Weight management

SKIN HEALTH & FACIAL REJUVENATION ACUPUNCTURE

 

Your skin is a tricky and useful indicator of your overall health and wellness. We work together to address the root causes of your skin condition, treating and restoring balance from the inside out! 

Cosmetic/ facial rejuvenation acupuncture brings out the natural glow and beauty of your complexion by stimulating collagen production, toning the facial muscles and reducing lines/wrinkles, puffiness and scarring.

  • Acne

  • Psoriasis

  • Eczema

  • Chronic urticaria (hives)

  • Rosacea

  • Graceful aging