dr. rhiannon burkitt
The selection of therapies used by Naturopathic Doctors for individual patients may include:
Clinical Nutrition examines the relationship between diet and health. Special diets may be recommended. Treatment may include nutritional supplements such as vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other nutraceuticals.
Based on the principle of "like cures like", Homeopathic Remedies use minute amounts of natural substances to stimulate the self-healing abilities of the body.
The use of Botanical/Herbal Remedies for healing dates back to the beginnings of civilization and is the foundation of modern pharmacology. Plant substances from around the world may be used for their healing effects and nutritional value.
A variety of hands-on techniques for the spine, joints and soft tissues, Physical Therapy also includes hydrotherapy and the therapeutic use of light, heat and cold, massage and ultrasound.
TCM & Acupuncture
Based on balancing the flow of Chi (energy) through the meridian pathways, Asian Medicine includes the use of acupuncture and Oriental herbs.
Physical, emotional, nutritional and environmental factors affect health. Lifestyle Counselling helps patients make informed choices to reach and maintain their optimal health.