Upon graduation, naturopathic doctors must pass 2 sets of international North American board exams (NPLEX) in order to obtain a license to practice naturopathic medicine. Their extensive training positions naturopathic doctors as highly educated natural health professionals.
In Canada, naturopathic doctors are primary care practitioners with training comparable to conventional doctors in the areas of diagnostic testing, physical examination, pharmaceuticals, differential diagnosis, and more.
Naturopathic doctors are extensively educated in the medical application of botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, and other natural healing modalities.
A licensed naturopathic doctor practicing in Nova Scotia:
Naturopathic doctors are trained in several natural treatment methods which they utilize to help their patients regain and maintain optimal health.
After an in-depth health evaluation, your naturopathic doctor will design a treatment plan individualized to you and your specific health concerns.
Your naturopathic doctor may treat you with a combination of treatment modalities in order to most effectively optimize your health.