Naturopathic medicine is a distinct method of primary health care - an art, science, philosophy and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness. Naturopathic physicians seek to restore and maintain optimum health in their patients by emphasizing nature's inherent self-healing process. This is accomplished through education and the rational use of natural therapeutics. Specific therapies include nutrition, herbs, specific nutrient recommendations, physical medicine, and others as best determined for each individual.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine based on looking at the totality of a person’s symptoms and identifying a homeopathic medicine that would cause similar symptoms in a healthy person. The administration of a minute dose of the correct medicine allows the vital force of a person to heal the individual and move them toward wellness.
By gently working with the spine, the skull, diaphragms, and fascia the restrictions of nerve passages are eased, the movement of cerebrospinal fluid through the spinal cord can be optimized, and misaligned bones are restored to their proper position. Craniosacral can assist with mental stress, neck and back pain, migraines, insomnia,TMJ Syndrome, and for chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia.
Total health is more than the lack of physical symptoms. Mental and emotional well-being are crucial for overall health.
It is important to examine our lives and our roles in the larger community. Isolation is a common occurrence when someone becomes ill and much of the healing process is dependent on reconnecting with others and being involved with a spiritual practice.
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