What to expect at your initial appointment?
Your initial appointment will be 75 minutes (45 minutes for pediatric patients) in length. We start by discussing your health and other factors that may be contributing to your concerns. After completing a thorough health history, physical exams may be will be performed as necessary. Depending on your concerns, we may also discuss lab testing; however, this is not always necessary. The last portion of your appointment will be spent discussing treatment options available to address your concerns.
how to Prepare for your first appointment?
Complete the online intake and consent forms prior to your appointment. We understand that the forms are detailed and take time to complete, but they are incredibly useful in helping to determine what the root cause of your concerns are. If completed in advance, the entire intake form is reviewed prior to your appointment. You will receive an email once your appointment is scheduled prompting you to complete online intake, consent, and direct billing forms (if applicable).
Please bring any natural health products you are taking to the appointment with you or take pictures of the label.
If possible, bring any lab and imaging reports performed within the last year, and prior if relevant to your concerns. This information is helpful, but not absolutely necessary. Your appointment will proceed as planned if you cannot bring this information with you.
Can naturopathic doctors request lab testing?
Click here for more information about available lab testing.
What are the treatment options?
Naturopathic doctors have a large toolbox of useful treatments. Treatment plans include a combination of the following, individualized to the needs of each patient:
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