What you can expect
A detailed assessment
Your first appointment will be an hour long. You will be asked to fill out intake forms prior to your appointment in order to provide important information about your health. It is helpful if you can bring copies of your most recent test results with you. Your personal and family health history, dietary intake and other health patterns will be reviewed. A physical examination will be performed, along with any lab tests that are necessary. You will be referred to your family physician for imaging studies such as x-ray or ultrasound, if they are required. A thirty to fourty-five minute follow-up appointment will be booked in one to three weeks and a treatment plan will be shared with you.
An integrative approach
In order to provide you with the best care possible, naturopathic doctors practise in collaboration with other regulated healthcare providers. You will be referred for any collaborate care that may be beneficial in helping you to achieve your wellness goals.
Individualized treatment and person-centered care
YOU are the focus of your care, expect to be informed of the conventional and natural treatment options that are available to you so that you may make informed choices that support your wellness goals. All treatment plans are individualized and take into account any potential interactions between medications or conventional treatments that you may also be using. Your questions will be welcomed and answered in a way that you will understand, and you are invited to book as much time as you need to address your concerns.