Therapies

Biotherapeutic Drainage

Many people focus their healthcare on diet or stress factors but elimination of toxic residues is just as important.  When toxins accumulate, the cells and tissues no longer function as they should, leading to acute and chronic diseases. Biotherapeutic drainage is the process of detoxifying the body by opening the routes of elimination and discharging toxic accumulations…   Read more…

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a separate system of medicine developed in the late 1700’s by a German physician, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.  Disillusioned by standard medical practices at the time which included bloodletting, emetics and toxic compounds such as mercury, Dr. Hahnemann quit his medical practice and devoted himself to research and translation.  In older texts he came across the principle of the Law of Similars: A substance that creates a certain condition in a healthy body, can also heal that same condition in a sick person…   Read more…

Bowen Technique

The Bowen Technique is recently developed therapy named after its creator, Australian Tom Bowen.  Bowen was an untrained masseur who worked with athletes in the 1950’s.   He found that his hands were sensitive to nerve and muscle blockages and that with small moves he could remove the obstruction.  He developed a system of performing these moves on different areas of the body… Read more…

Emotional Freedom Technique

Naturopathic physicians always seek to find the root cause of a person’s concerns.   In many cases this turns out to be an emotional event or state that never completely resolved. There is now a new tool with which to rapidly treat these emotional states.   It is a method called the Emotional Freedom Technique. EFT combines counseling and the principles of traditional Chinese medicine.   The core principle of EFT is that all negative emotions are a disturbance of the body’s energy systems… Read more…

 


Janice Potter • Naturopathic Physician • Kelowna • 250-762-5100