Expectations & Results
Working with a naturopathic doctor is a unique experience. You should expect that your ND will listen to you, be compassionate, take you seriously and not dismiss you. Your naturopathic doctor will be a guide – someone who helps you to understand your condition better. You should expect your ND to be knowledgeable and thorough. Your ND will always look at the big picture. He or she will put health first, not disease first.
Your naturopathic doctor will take the time to get to know you. He or she will respect your goals and your relationship to health. Your ND will help you to take control of your own health. You should expect to be given practical advice. Your naturopathic doctor will tailor the treatment plan to fit you. You should expect to feel empowered.
You should expect safer treatments, a reduction in your need for conventional drugs and to have more options. You should expect that a naturopathic doctor will refer you to a medical specialist or other health care practitioner, such as a chiropractor or acupuncturist, if appropriate.
You should expect to leave the office feeling positive. You should feel like you are on a path towards health. You should expect lasting results.
Most acute and many chronic illnesses can be cured or put into permanent remission by a naturopathic doctor. Some conditions require short or long-term adjunct care with conventional medicine treatments. Please visit our “Patient Success Stories” section for more information about treatment outcomes.