Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. The naturopathic philosophy is to stimulate the healing power of the body and treat the underlying cause of disease.
Treatments for acute & chronic conditions are chosen based on the patient – their physiological, psychological, social, spiritual, environment & lifestyle factors. Natural therapies include diet & lifestyle changes, botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathy, and acupuncture.
Working with your naturopathic doctor, you will learn the means of alleviating many of the day-to-day issues we all face and become fully aware of your body as an integrated system, regain your personal power in your well-being, and moreover, embrace a more natural and fuller lifestyle.
Slow the degenerative disease process. Relieve pain in a natural way. Feel better overall.
Discover long term solutions for chronic ailments. Prevent frequent cold, flu & other common ailments. Improve your immune system for long-term benefit.
Achieve and maintain your ideal weight. Increase your energy. Find and maintain balance – physical and emotional. Reduce stress.
I want to first get to know you as a person, what your health goals are and how you have managed your health in the past. By the end of the visit, I will present an individualized treatment plan and may suggest further testing.
Currently, OHIP does not cover visits to a naturopathic doctor. However, most extended healthcare plans include naturopathic medicine, so check with your provider to see the amount of your coverage.
No. Naturopathic doctors are general practitioners of natural medicine. Depending on a patient’s health needs, a naturopathic doctor may include homeopathy in an individualized treatment plan, but it is only one of many treatment methods naturopathic doctors are trained to use. Homeopaths are trained solely in homeopathy and do not use other treatment methods.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
For every drug that benefits a patient, there is a natural substance that can achieve the same effect.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
In this 1.5 hour detailed initial consultation we will review your health concerns and medical history. I will perform a physical exam which includes a urine analysis. And I will get you started on your journey back to health with a treatment plan outline. Have questions? I’ll do my best to answer them!
Lab testing is a great way to see what is going on in the body as well as to monitor the efficacy of treatments. Lab tests ordered by Dr. Newry are not covered by OHIP; however, some tests may be covered by your extended health insurance provider.
Dr. Newry provides acupuncture treatments based on traditional Chinese medicine theory. Acupuncture treatment involves the careful insertion of very thin disposable needles into acupuncture points on the body to stimulate the nervous system, blood flow, and movement of energy in the body. Acupuncture can be used in the treatment a wide variety of conditions such as chronic pain, PMS, IBS, infertility, anxiety, etc…
Facial Acupuncture is an effective, non-surgical treatment to reduce the signs of aging. Based on the principles Chinese medicine, acupuncture needles are inserted into facial points to stimulates collagen production and enhance facial muscle tone to give the skin more firmness for a healthy, glowing, younger look and complexion.