Naturopathic Family Medicine Q&A

What is naturopathic family medicine?

Naturopathic family medicine is a type of primary care that takes a more natural health and wellness approach. Your primary care naturopathic doctor is your health manager. 

They assess and monitor your general health, diagnose and treat health conditions, and provide tools that help prevent disease.

At Inclusive Natural Medicine, Dr. Schneller is an experienced naturopathic doctor. She takes an individualized, whole-person approach to care, following the naturopathic principles of care.

With naturopathic family medicine, Dr. Schneller focuses on finding the root cause of your health issue or concern. She then uses the healing powers of nature to help you take control of your health and wellness. 

Inclusive Natural Medicine offers naturopathic family medicine services for all teens and adults. Dr. Schneller also specializes in meeting the health and wellness needs of the LGBTQI2S community. 

Who benefits from naturopathic family medicine?

Anyone searching for a health care expert taking a natural, whole-person approach to care may benefit from naturopathic family medicine at Inclusive Natural Medicine. 

This includes people in need of general health and wellness services, as well as those searching for alternative therapies to manage their chronic health condition.  

In addition to managing your general health. Dr. Schneller specializes in treating many chronic diseases, including thyroid disease, autoimmune disease, and gastrointestinal complaints.

She also provides many innovative and unique therapies for the management of chronic pain conditions. 

What happens at a naturopathic family medicine appointment?

The specifics of your naturopathic family medicine appointment depend on your unique health needs. During your first visit, Dr. Schneller conducts a comprehensive 90-minute initial evaluation to assess your current health and future health risks.

During your appointment, she reviews your health concerns, medical history, and types of medications and supplements. She also asks detailed questions about your lifestyle, including your usual diet, exercise routine, and daily stresses.

To better understand your general health and screen for health concerns, Dr. Schneller may request various lab tests. After gathering all of the objective data, Dr. Schneller develops a unique and comprehensive naturopathic family medicine treatment plan. 

What are naturopathic family medicine treatments?

Dr. Schneller offers many alternative therapies and treatments to optimize your health and wellness. Some of the naturopathic services include:

  • Herbal medicine
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Acupuncture
  • Vitamin injections
  • Intravenous (IV) therapy
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Fire cupping
  • Chiropractic care
  • Homeopathy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Trigger point therapy

Dr. Schneller schedules regular follow-up appointments to help you manage any health conditions. Her goal is to provide you with the education and tools you need to take charge of your own health. 

To schedule your naturopathic family medicine appointment at Inclusive Natural Medicine, call the office or book an appointment online today.