What to expect: Your first appointment is 90 minutes long. It includes an extensive medical history interview, a primary concern physical examination and initial treatment recommendations. It may also include other laboratory procedures as required. Physical, mental and emotional factors as well as any contributing lifestyle and environmental factors are considered. The primary goal is for the doctor to gain a thorough understanding of your health in order to assess and develop a personalized treatment plan. The frequency and duration of follow up appointments will be discussed during your initial visit and will be dependent on your health needs and the services required (view Services).
Follow-up appointments are typically 15 to 30 minutes long and involve monitoring and adjusting the treatment plan.
How to prepare: Before your first appointment, we ask that you complete a comprehensive health intake questionnaire. Please bring these forms as well as any available laboratory or diagnostic results from your medical doctor or previous Naturopathic doctors to the first appointment.
Extended Insurance: Most extended health insurance plans cover the services offered by Naturopathic doctors and Registered massage therapists.