What is Naturopathic Medicine?
The philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine is wellness enhancement, not disease management. Naturopathic Medicine is an integrated system of primary health care offered by licensed physicians. The goal is not to simply medicate or suppress symptoms of illness; rather, Naturopathic Medicine aims to get to the root of wellness and reach a state of total physical and mental well-being. It consists of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disorders by the therapeutic use of natural procedures and components. These include clinical nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and physical medicine.
Living things have an innate ability to heal themselves. Our vital force promotes self-cleansing, self-repair, and, therefore, self-healing. This process can be achieved by focusing on the immune, hormonal, nervous, and detoxification/elimination systems of the body. Once these systems are in balance, restored health is almost certain. We treat our patient’s entire physical being, taking into consideration the individual’s biochemistry, biomechanics, and emotional predispositions.
Is a Naturopathic Doctor Right for Me?
Deciding on the right doctor can be a difficult process. One of the first things you’ll want to ensure is that the doctor you’re going to can help with the precise form of wellness enhancement that you’re looking for. So, what kinds of care does our Naturopathic Doctor offer? Is a Naturopathic Doctor right for you?
There are many aspects of the body — the immune system, hormonal system, nervous system, and detoxification/elimination pathways — which all work as a unit to ensure our survival. If given the proper care, and the chance to function freely without suppression, they can bring the system back to a state of balance.
What Are Some of Our Areas of Care?
- Chronic infection (viral, parasitic, fungal, bacterial)
- Annual wellness exams
- Comprehensive and specialty blood tests
- Bio-identical hormone management
- Management of chronic illness
- Treatment of back and body pain
- Diet and lifestyle plans for wellness
- Autoimmune Disease Treatment
- Mold Toxicity Detoxification
- Depression and Anxiety Treatment
- Regenerative & Anti-Aging Medicine
Learn more about the benefits of Naturopathic Medicine by reaching out to us today.
At our Edmonds medicine clinic, Naturopathic Medicine is the guiding principle behind all of our services. We are not focused on superficial treatment of symptoms. We care about total well-being. This holds true regardless of the service you are receiving from us. Wellness enhancement underlies the following services:
Regular visits with your physician can be vital for your overall wellness. Wellness can truly blossom when a trusting and open rapport develops between doctor and patient. Indeed, this is essential for treating the entire body rather than singular symptoms. Sage Integrative Medicine Clinic offers everything you could need in primary care, including:
- Family medicine
- Female & Male Hormone Management
- Annual physical exams
- Prescriptions (Traditional & Herbal)
- Referral to specialists
- General diagnostics and analysis
- Comprehensive and specialty blood tests
- Referral for Diagnostic Imaging
We understand how difficult and complex weight loss can be. We are here to help you unlock your body’s natural and innate abilities to be as healthy as possible. When it comes to being nutritionally well-rounded, there is no need to turn to invasive procedures and drugs that are full of harmful side effects. We offer weight loss plans, detoxification plans, and nutritional guidance to help you reach your optimal weight.
Chronic pain is unfortunately a common struggle. And, just as unfortunate, it’s not always clear why the pain is occurring. Pain is a notoriously difficult thing to pin down. As a result, a large fraction of adults struggle with ongoing pain, including headaches and back aches. We approach these issues holistically and naturally. Our approach to pain management includes the following:
- Trigger-Point Therapy
- Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
- PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) Therapy
- Spinal Adjustments
- Electrical Stimulation
- Joint Injections/Prolozone
- Infrared Therapy
- Ozone Therapy
Be sure to visit our Pain Management page to learn more about each of these Naturopathic-guided forms of treatment.
As we’ve mentioned, one of the guiding principles of Naturopathic Medicine is that the body contains within itself the ability to heal. Our infrared sauna can help unlock your body’s natural healing abilities, and can help your body sweat out toxins. Through this natural detoxification process, you will also receive the following benefits:
- Enhanced Immune Health
- Gentle Cardiovascular Conditioning
- Stress Relief
- Pain Relief
- Improved Detoxification