Frequently asked questions
Is a Naturopathic doctor a medical doctor?
Naturopathic medicine emphasis is on the use of natural healing agents. Naturopathic doctors can perform minor surgeries, such as removing cysts or stiching up superficial wounds. However, they do not ordinarily practice surgery. A Naturopathic physician will take time with you.
What are the key principles of Nathropathy?
Trust the body's inherent wisdom to heal itself.
First do no harm.
Look beyond the symptoms to identify and treat the underlying root cause.
Doctor functions as teacher.
Treats the whole person.
What does ND stands for in the medical field?
You might see ND after a doctor's name. It stands for Naturopathic doctor. A degree that is becoming increasingly common in a world where more people are looking for natural ways to get healthy. Other names used for Naturopathy (ND), Doctor of Natural Medicine, Naturopathic Physicians or Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND)
Do Naturopathic doctors accept insurance?
If your policy does not cover Naturopathic medical services, you can try to modify your policy. Most insurance companies will write a plan to cover naturopathic medicine but you must request the coverage depending on if your plan is an individual plan or a group plan.
Is Naturopathic medicine covered by Medicare?
Alternate medicine like Naturopathic medicine is not typically covered by medicare.