What is Naturopathic Medicine?

naturopathic-physician2Naturopathic Medicine is comprehensive and holistic approach to improving health and treating illness in people of all ages. It is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention using a combination of ancient and modern techniques and therapies.

A Naturopathic Doctor blends current clinical sciences with traditional healing practices. NDs are trained as primary care professionals and treat many conditions from acute infections, such as common colds and the flu, to the management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and arthritis. Naturopathic medicine can be effective on its own or as a complement to other medical treatments.

Dr. Blake works carefully and conscientiously with each of her individual patients to develop comprehensive treatment plans. A naturopathic protocol will aim to address not only the physical aspect of a person, but also the mental and emotional aspects. Naturopathic therapies are all based on the same guiding principles, they all assist each body’s own healing response, and they are often more effective when combined.

Naturopathic doctors are well trained in a variety of modalities. The modalities our Pear Tree doctor uses include:

To book your appointment or for further information about treatments and fees, contact The Pear Tree at 857.1300 or visit our FAQs page.