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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is recognized as one of the original systems of medicine with safe and effective patient-centered care, making it a vital part of healthcare in the twenty-first century.

Doctors practicing naturopathic medicine use natural treatments to heal the body. It includes different therapies, such as botanical medicine, herbs, massage, acupuncture, and nutrition counseling.

Naturopathic treatments aim to treat the whole being of a person, which means the body, mind, and spirit. Naturopathic physicians get to the root cause of an illness, not only the symptoms.

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Why see a Naturopathic Doctor?

  • You want a doctor that listens
  • You want an individualized treatment plan
  • You want a doctor that treats the whole being of a person
  • You want an alternative medicine and treatment options outside the conventional system
  • You want a treatment plan that gets to the root cause of your symptoms

Licensed Naturopathic doctors have completed a four-year medical program with a minimum of 4100 hours of class and clinical training. They also have additional training in clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, herbal medicine, acupuncture, homeopathic medicine, physical medicine, and counseling.

In Arizona, those pursuing naturopathic medical education also study pharmacology. Naturopathic doctors can prescribe standard and compounded medications. As primary care physicians, we are more than happy to work alongside your health care providers to help you get the best care possible!

Naturopathic Principles

The six principles of naturopathic medicine unite NDs across the world:

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First Do No Harm: use natural medicine and the least possible invasive measure to restore health

The Healing Power of Nature: your body has the innate ability to heal and it should be maximized 

Identify and Treat the Causes: get to the root cause of your illness

Doctor as Teacher: understand your disease processes and treatments 

Treat the Whole Person: a holistic approach to optimal health 

Prevention: prevent illness with foundational health 

If you are ready to find the root cause of your illness and committed to supporting your body’s ability to heal, then you are at the right place. At Winter Wellness, we honor that each body is unique and not defined by a diagnosis. We are committed to creating a sustainable and achievable plan that best fits your health needs.

Are you ready to live your life to the fullest?
 

Frequently Asked Questions about Naturopathic Medicine

What should I expect on my first visit?

Before you come in, we will send you a new patient intake form to fill out, it’s the best way for Dr. Erin Winter to get to know you before you even come in. First appointments are generally 1 hour in which we will go through your medical concerns, complete a physical exam, and order labs/imaging if needed.

Do you accept Insurance?

We are considered out of network but can provide the medical billing information required to submit for reimbursement. You can use your HSA/FSA for services and supplements as well.

Are you against conventional medical practices?

Naturopathic doctors are trained in the art and science of both natural and conventional medicine. Having the knowledge of more than one system allows for a functional approach to each person. We are happy to work alongside other healthcare professionals to make sure you are getting the best treatment possible.  

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is recognized as one of the original systems of medicine offering safe, effective patient-centered care that is a vital part of healthcare in the twenty-first century.

Why see a Naturopathic Doctor? 

  • You want a doctor that listens
  • You want an individualized treatment plan
  • You want a doctor that treats the whole person
  • You want treatment options outside the conventional system
  • You want a treatment plan that gets to the root cause of your symptoms

Licensed Naturopathic doctors complete a four year medical program with a minimum of 4100 hours of class and clinical training. They have additional training in clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, acupuncture, homeopathic medicine, physical medicine, and counseling.

In Arizona Naturopathic doctors also study pharmacology and are able to prescribe standard and compounded medications. As primary care physicians we are more than happy to work alongside your medical team to help you get the best care possible!

Naturopathic Principles

The six principles of naturopathic medicine unite NDs across the world:

First Do No Harm: use the least invasive measure to restore health

The Healing Power of Nature: your body has the innate ability to heal 

Identify and Treat the Causes: get to the root cause of your illness

Doctor as Teacher: understand your disease processes and treatments 

Treat the Whole Person: a holistic approach to optimal health 

Prevention: prevent illness with foundational health 

If you are ready to find the root cause of your illness and committed to supporting your body’s ability to heal you are in the right place. At Winter Wellness we honor that each body is unique and not defined by a diagnosis. We are committed to creating a plan that works but also achievable to you. 

Are you ready to live your life to the fullest?

Frequently Asked Questions about Naturopathic Medicine

What should I expect on my first visit?

Before you come in we will send you a new patient intake form to fill out, it’s the best way for Dr. Erin Winter to get to know you before you even come in. First appointments are generally 1 hour in which we will go through your medical concerns, complete a physical exam, and order labs/imaging if needed.

Do you accept Insurance?

We are considered out of network but can provide the medical billing information required to submit for reimbursement. You can use your HSA/FSA for services and supplements as well.

Are you against conventional medical practices?

Naturopathic doctors are trained in the art and science of both natural and conventional medicine. Having the knowledge of more than one system allows for a functional approach to each person. We are happy to work alongside other healthcare professionals to make sure you are getting the best treatment possible.