Naturopathic Medicine in ColoradoA registered Naturopathic doctor (ND) is a practitioner trained as an expert in natural medicine. Naturopathic medicine concentrates on whole-patient wellness; the medicine is tailored to the patient and emphasizes prevention and self-care. Naturopathic medicine strives to find the underlying cause of the patient's condition rather than focusing solely on symptomatic treatment. It is a distinct health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process.
The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods, and provides medical care to individuals as well as whole families for any medical condition regardless of age. Naturopathic doctors are trained as general practitioners, covering all aspects of family health from prenatal to geriatric, and as specialists in natural medicine, using effective, individualized natural therapies to promote health and treat the underlying cause of disease.
Using the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine, ND’s work to not only control symptoms and get the patient feeling better as soon as possible but also find the cause of the problem and work to remove any obstacles to cure.