What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathy is a field of medicine that offers:

  • Scientifically proven natural methods of healing
  • Preventative medicine
  • Treatment of the root cause of illness
  • Simultaneous treatment of mind, body, and spirit
  • A strong patient-doctor relationship


What is a Naturopathic Physician?

Naturopathic physicians are highly trained in both conventional and traditional (natural) medicine, completing a four-year post-graduate program in basic and clinical sciences, as well as clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, physical medicine, and counseling.

Your ND will prepare a personalized plan to bring you to optimal health. That might include any combination of natural healing treatments, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, counseling, botanicals, biofeedback for stress reduction, and others.


When you visit an ND, be prepared to take an active role in your own health!

You’ll receive personalized recommendations regarding diet, exercise, and any other factors that might affect your well-being. Ultimately, you’re in control of your health, and only you can decide to make healthy changes. But with an ND, you have a guide to lead you through the confusing maze of nutrition, exercise, and general health information.

Naturopathic Medicine is a very small community of board-certified doctors who are licensed to treat patients with all types of medical conditions. Despite its size, this community delivers exceptional healthcare to thousands of people throughout the country.


Learn More About Naturopathic Medicine

The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians has produced the following educational video clips. Click on the topics to view the videos. Please contact Dr. Gruber for more information: