Naturopathy, Naturopathic Medicine or Alternative Medicine,
a term that was introduced in North America in 1895 by the “father of U.S., naturopathy Benedict Lust. In the 1900 the naturopathic system moved into Canada. In the 1970s, the “Ontario College of Naturopathic Medicine” was established which evolved later to be the current Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Naturopathic practitioners are split into two groups, a traditional naturopaths that uses mainly one of the modalities described above and an eclectic naturopaths who uses many therapies that help the patients to recover faster.
Our naturopathic office consists of a collection of different natural disciplines that interlock together to the patient’s benefits such as Botanicals Therapy, Vitamins Therapy, Enzymes Therapies, Homeopathy Therapy, Nutritional Therapy, Acupuncture Therapy , Physical Therapy, and Intravenous Therapy.
A Naturopathic Doctor must study four years in the science program at an accredited university then study four more years at the naturopathic college.
Our naturopathic treatments are geared to apply the following:
- Do no harm,
- Use the healing power of the body and that of nature,
- Threat the cause not the symptoms,
- Explain to the patient the health issue in an understandable language,
- Treat the whole person,
- Utilize the benefits of good diet.
Naturopathic Treatments are as good as the naturopath’s patience in focusing on the following
- – Gearing the vital energy (vital force) to help metabolism, reproduction, growth, and adaptation.
- – Focusing on non-invasive treatment.
The Naturopathic and Allergy Clinic, www.inaturopath.ca, 416-207-0207, Toronto Ontario Canada