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What is

Naturopathic Medicine?

"If you're seeking a safer, more effective, natural alternative to creating the conditions for lifelong health and wellness, you've come to the right place."

-Dr. Mary Simon

Naturopathic medicine combines centuries-old healing methods with the most current medical research, providing a strong fundamental base to reverse disease and suffering while gaining health and wellness.

Naturopathic medicine is lifestyle medicine. Every decision you make every single day is either contributing to health or contributing to sickness... Nutrition, sleep, fresh air, sunlight, supportive relationships, and stress are 6 key factors that we always consider when coming up with a plan to get you well.

There are several tools in Dr. Simon's toolbox that can be used strategically to support your health goals-- nutrition, herbs, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, and alpha-stim, just to name a few.

Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

"Following a strong foundation, the principles of naturopathic medicine, while applying naturopathic therapies, allows us to use the least amount of external interventions like supplements and medications while maximizing sustainable health."

-Dr. Mary Simon

The Healing Power of Nature - The body has the ability to heal when given the right conditions.

 

Identify and Treat the Causes - Symptoms are used as signals to alert us to the underlying causes of illness.  Instead of suppressing symptoms and driving disease deeper into the body, Dr. Simon investigates the reason the symptoms appear in the first place and addresses the cause(s).

 

First Do No Harm - Safe, natural, and non-invasive therapies are used to help bring the body back into balance.

 

Doctor as Teacher - Dr. Simon educates clients so that they understand their medical condition, what made them sick in the first place, natural therapies that can support the body’s healing processes, and how to stay well.

 

Treat the Whole Person - The body is a complex- every body system is connected and should be looked at as a whole. Physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental, and social factors are considered and addressed.

 

Prevention - Health optimization and disease prevention go hand-in-hand.  Dr. Simon assesses genetic and lifestyle risk factors for susceptibility to disease and supporting the body to get or stay well.

Tools in Dr. Simon's

Naturopathic Toolbox

"Health can be attained in numerous ways.  Having a variety of tools allows me to work with patients where they're at, and it also allows us to avoid using 'a pill for every ill' -- there are numerous options out there, and I will help you streamline your options on your path towards health."

-Dr. Mary Simon

Nutrition- Food is Medicine. You literally become what you eat. It drives your biochemistry and has profound effects on mood, pain, chronic disease, and much more.

Herbs- Nature's given us an overabundance of everything we need to get well. Herbs have been used since the beginning of time for therapeutic purposes. One herb can have effects on many different body systems, allowing us to strategically apply them for overall health.

Homeopathy- A form of medicine used by over 200 million people worldwide for both acute conditions, chronic conditions, and mental health.

NAETNambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques - gently desensitize from food and environmental sensitivities.

 

Meridian Stress Assessment- Used for assessing food sensitivities and to verify that specific recommended supplements would work well with your body.

 

SHAPE ReClaimed- A program designed to decrease total body inflammation, enhance immune function, detox and cleanse–all while reducing excess weight.

Hydrotherapy- Includes in-office colon hydrotherapy and numerous at-home DIY techniques to strengthen the body and the immune system.

Alpha-stim- A cranial electrotherapy stimulation device that has been clinically researched and proven to help reduce pain, insomnia, depression, and anxiety.

Immune Booster- 100% natural, no needles, no pain. Great for cold & flu season!