Naturopathic Medicine in Pacifica
Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct primary health care system that combines traditional healing wisdom with modern scientific research to offer a holistic, safe and gentle approach to health care. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) in Pacifica are thoroughly trained primary care providers committed to optimal patient care and individualized treatment. NDs are doctors that listen, and take extra time and care to help guide you towards optimal health and well being.
Principles of Care in Pacifica
First do no harm
Naturopathic Doctors are commited to gentle, safe, and comfortable health care. We strive to offer treatments with minimal side effects that guide the body on its healing path while avoiding suppression or discomfort.
Treat the cause
We work with you to identify the underlying cause of disease rather than suppressing symptoms. By addressing the roots of illness, the benefits of treatment are long lasting and sustainable.
Doctor as teacher
Naturopathic Doctors hold enormous value in educating and sharing knowledge with you so that you can understand your body’s processes and all of the diagnoses and treatments you are given. Through teaching you, we encourage you to take responsibility for your own health.
Treat the whole person
Naturopathic Medicine takes a holistic approach to health, acknowledging physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, hereditary and environmental contributors to health. We treat each person as an individual and offer unique customized approaches for each patient.
To emphasize prevention
We treat a wide array of acute and chronic disease and strive to provide long lasting effects through Naturopathic treatment and education. We hold great value in health promotion and preventative medicine, offering tools to help encourage optimal lifelong wellness.
The healing power of nature
Naturopathic Doctors recognize the body’s innate ability to heal, and strive to remove obstacles to cure and encourage healing gently, by cooperating with the body and minimizing harm.