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Naturopathic Medicine is an integral part of medicine that focuses on empowering and motivating individuals to take control of their health and motivating to become actively involved in their health decisions.  Based on the concept of “nature cure,” Naturopathic Medicine offers a healing process that employs various natural means of preventing and treating human disease.  It is based on the belief that the human body has an innate ability to heal itself.  The goals of Naturopathic Doctors (ND) are:

Provide individualized care and treat the person as a “whole”
Identify the underlining causes of a health condition
Collaborate a safe and effective comprehensive treatment plan that will allow the body to heal itself, treat disease, and restore health
Promote disease prevention through education and encourage lifestyle changes. 

To assist individuals during their healing process, naturopathic doctors are trained in a plethora of natural therapies that will allow the body to take its journey toward wellness:

  • Clinical nutrition and Diet
  • Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Homeopathy
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Physical Medicine
  • Health and Lifestyle Counseling
  • Minor surgery

Six Fundamental principles of Naturopathic Medicine that guides Naturopathic Doctors:

  • First Do No Harm “primum non nocere” Naturopathic doctors utilize natural therapies that are most effective and safe
  • The Healing Power of Nature “vis medicatrix naturae” Allow the body to heal itself with the guidance of a Naturopathic Doctor
  • Identify and Treat the Cause “tolle causam” Look beyond the symptoms in order to identify and treat the underlying cause of the disease
  • Treat the Person as a Whole “tolle totum” Envision the person as whole encompassing the physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual components of an individual
  • The Physician is a Teacher “docere”To educate, motivate, and empower individuals to be accountable for their own health and encourage wellness
  • Prevention is the best cure “praevenire”Focus on preventing disease and promoting health and overall wellness

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Elk Grove Naturopathic Medicine
9727 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Suite 140
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 895-1630

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