A: Naturopathic medicine is form of primary healthcare that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It supports and stimulates the body’s ability to heal itself using: botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, acupuncture and Chinese medicine, homeopathy, and lifestyle counselling.
A: Although it is not covered under OHIP, depending on your benefits package from your place of employment, chances are your work insurance provides some coverage. You can use the invoice presented to you at the end of each session to submit to your insurance provider.
A: The difference is twofold: First of all homeopaths only use homeopathy as a treatment tool, whereas Naturopathic doctors use homeopathy as one of several treatment tools. Secondly, homeopaths are not regulated and licensed in the province of Ontario. Therefore anyone can call themselves a homeopath regardless of training, whereas “Naturopathic Doctor” is a professional designation regulated in Ontario.
A: Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It is based on the healing power of nature and it supports and stimulates the body’s ability to heal itself.