Friday, March 9, 2012


Naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine, promotes wellness by identifying unique aspects of each patient, then employing natural therapies that are non-toxic to restore structural, physiological, and psychological balance.   

The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) defines naturopathic medicine as:
"A distinct system of primary health care-an art, science, philosophy, and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness. Naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles upon which its practice is based. These principles are continually re-examined in the light of scientific advances. The techniques of naturopathic medicine include modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods" (AANP, 1998).

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