Naturopathic Medicine DrRobynLand
As Medically Trained, Naturally Focused primary healthcare practitioners, our Naturopathic Doctors will help to address your health concerns to help you optimize your health & wellness.
Dr. Robyn Land, ND
Dr. Fiona Smulders, ND
NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE…TREATING THE ROOT CAUSE
In British Columbia, Naturopathic Doctors are licensed healthcare providers under the province’s Health Care Professions Act and function much like a general practitioner. However, with the wide scope of practice, ND’s always aim to “treat the whole person” and “treat the cause” of any health concerns. We hold pre-medical degrees followed by 4-years of rigourous training at 1 or 7 accredited schools in North America, are strictly regulated, and are required by law to follow a specific scope of practice.
Why Naturopathic Medicine?
You don’t have a GP and want to have a healthcare professional to work with
You want to get to the root cause of a health concern instead of just treating the symptoms
You want more time with your doctor…not just 5 minutes! (our first visits are 1hr long!)
You’d rather explore ways to get healthy naturally, ideally through diet and lifestyle
You want to feel happy, healthy and energized!
Your Initial Visit
Your first naturopathic medicine visit will consist of an in-depth intake. This is an opportunity for us to learn all about your health history, current concerns and goals. From this information, we will start to develop a comprehensive plan to work toward achieving these goals. Our goal is to always meet you where you are at and create plans that are sustainable and serving to optimize your health.
Depending in your health concerns, subsequent visits can vary from ongoing treatment, to seeing you in a month or two to touch base and refine plans. Each person’s health and health needs will be different and the plans that we create are as varied as you are! Follow-up visits are usually 30-minutes in length, but can be shorter or longer depending on treatments.