What we do


Treatment of Modern Illness with Natural Medicine

Many of our modern medicines have their roots in natural medicines and traditional cultures. Many people today are using Naturopathy and other "alternative" therapies along with Western medicine to treat common and more difficult to treat conditions. These kinds of treatments (herbal remedies, acupuncture, homeopathy, etc.) can be very affective in correcting imbalances within the body, supplementing pharmaceuticals and supporting treatments such as surgery and chemotherapy to be more effective while reducing issues during recovery.

The cornerstones of health are appropriate nutrition, adequate physical activity, proper rest, and stress management, and, yet lifestyle changes are not always enough in today's challenging world. We work to create integrative treatment plans for individuals by incorporating natural therapies and pharmaceutical drugs, as needed. Utilizing a holistic approach, we safely care for each patient by addressing the cause of dis-ease and encouraging the body's ability to heal itself. All patients can benefit from the four cornerstones, and by utilizing natural alternatives, will enjoy better overall health.

Services We Offer


Naturopathy:

  • Naturopathy – Holistic approach emphasizing prevention, treatment and optimal health by using natural therapies.
  • Homeopathy – Ultra dilute doses of plant, mineral, or other substances found in nature used to stimulate body's immune system.
  • Botanical Medicine – Herbs formulated into teas, tinctures, capsules, topical ointments, compresses, etc.
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Lifestyle Counseling
  • Exercise Programs
  • Therapeutic Injections

Chinese Medicine:

  • Acupuncture – Inserting very fine gauge needles into the skin at select points, acupoints, in order to encourage therapeutic processes.
  • Cupping – Spherical glass cups of varying sizes are evacuated of air with fire and placed on the skin to relieve pain, detoxify or build energy.
  • Moxibustion –The use of heat on or near the skin to stimulate acupoints in the same manner as acupuncture.
  • Chinese Herbs – Used as granulation teas, tinctures, and pills.

Diagnostics:

  • Physical and sports exams
  • Annual exams for women, men, and children
  • Specimen collection for laboratory testing
  • Diagnostic imaging requests – X-Rays, CT scans, Ultrasounds, etc.

What We Can Treat


Naturopathic and Chinese medicines can treat and support most health problems. The following is a partial list of problems we commonly work with. If you are curious if we can help with something not mentioned please feel free to call and ask.


Arthritis
Back Pain/Sciatica
Diabetes
Digestive disorders
Eczema/Skin rashes
Fatigue
Fibromyalgia
Flu/Cold and Allergies
Headaches/Migraines
Heart problems
High blood pressure
Hyperthyroid
Hypothyroid
Insomnia
Menopausal symptoms
Menstrual problems
Mood/Psychological disorders
MS/Autoimmune problems
Neurological disorders
Respiratory disorders
Stress management
Supportive treatment for cancer, AIDS, and HIV
Urinary Disorders
Vertigo
Prevention and health maintenance

If you are curious if we can help with something not listed please call and ask.

Helpful Links


Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Alpine Valley Wellness Center
“What is Naturopathic Medicine?” by Eric Yarnell, ND, RH and Gary Piscopo, ND, LAc

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine