Dr. Robyn is honored to be a part of the Women In Balance Institute’s (WIBI) third annual Women’s Health Symposium February 21 – 22, 2015. This year’s event titled Menarche to Menopause: Holistic primary care for Women, is comprised of both public and professional symposiums. Participating in the provider/professional portion and sharing her clinical pearls on successful approaches to the top concerns associated with menopause, Dr. Robyn will be joining other leaders in the field of women’s health for what is sure to be a successful, engaging and enlightening event. Members of the general public are invited to attend a one day public symposium February 21st. For more information on this event, or to register, visit the WIBI website at http://womeninbalance.org/symposium-professional-ce/
Monthly Archives: February 2015
What is Naturopathic Medicine?
Naturopathic medicine is patient-centered care that aims to optimize health and address disease by identifying the root cause of health concerns and removing obstacles to cure. Licensed naturopathic doctors have completed rigorous training as primary care physicians at an accredited 4 year naturopathic medical school. They receive a training in both natural and conventional medicine that results in a comprehensive scope of practice. Naturopathic physicians are uniquely poised to treat patients with an array of approaches that may include conventional medicines, lifestyle counseling, botanical medicines, nutraceuticals, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and more. At the heart of naturopathic medicine are six principles of healing:
- The healing power of nature
- Identify and treat the cause
- First do no harm
- Treat the whole person
- The physician as teacher
Whether being seen for an acute concern such as a sinus infection, or a long time concern such as diabetes, fatigue or irritability, patients working with Dr. Robyn leave their visits with written treatment plans that adhere to these principles and take their specific health care goals into account. If you’re looking for an interactive, team-centered approach to your individual health care plan, you’ve come to the right place; Dr. Robyn is looking forward to working with you!