Naturopathic medicine is a distinct and integrated system of primary healthcare offered by licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs), who are trained to combine the wisdom of nature with the cutting edge natural therapies through scientific researches. NDs are the doctors who listen the patient, and strive to find the underlying causes rather than treating the symptoms appears on the surface, and craft the treatment plan to meet the individual need of each patient.
Dr. Mitsuko (Mimi) utilizes naturopathic medicine knowledge to work with you to achieve your health goal. Her initial appointment takes about 1.5 hours in order to understand your conditions including history of your current health concerns, medical and family histories, laboratory work assessments, and social and emotional factors. She may also perform relevant physical examinations, and order appropriate laboratory works to fully understand your concerns. Based on this first visit, She will formulate individualized treatment plan. The goal of the treatment in our clinic is to restore your health and to prevent illnesses. This may require more efforts in both you and her, but the outcome of the treatments will be long lasting and more profound.
Your follow up visit will usually take 45 minutes. We will We will assess the effectiveness of your treatment plan, and make modifications if necessary. In acute cases, we may request you to come back in two to three days to access your conditions as well as providing necessary treatments, and prevent the conditions to resolve as quickly as possible. In chronic cases, you may return in one to four weeks to assess your conditions. All of the treatments are tailored to each one of you, therefore, follow up schedules are all different.