Naturopathic Medicine

 

Fort Langley Naturopathic DoctorNaturopathic Medicine offers a treatment approach aimed at educating and treating the individual using natural, evidence-based approaches, addressing the root cause of a health concern, rather than merely masking the symptoms. (more info)

In the case of naturopathic cancer care/oncology, it becomes vitally important to establish each of the following goals:

  • Support the immune system's own inherent defense mechanisms
  • Work safely in conjunction with any conventional therapies or treatments (such as chemotherapy, radiation or surgical procedures)
  • Maintain and optimize quality of life both during treatment and beyond
  • Shift focus toward disease prevention and long-term health maintenance when appropriate
  • Address any pre-existing health concerns (such as joint pain, digestive complaints, fatigue, stress, poor sleep, etc)

 

Examples of naturopathic modalities can include:

  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Vitamin/Mineral/Botanical supplementation
  • AcupunctureNaturopathic Oncology Care
  • IV Therapies (such as high dose Vitamin C)
  • LRHT (Loco-regional hyperthermia)
  • Homeopathy
  • Craniosacral Therapy
    learn more about different types of treatments

Naturopathic Doctor Erik Boudreau, ND has been helping individuals work towards their own optimal levels of health since 2004. Dr. Boudreau stresses the integrative role of naturopathic medicine, especially with regards to cancer, and has previously worked in conjunction with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide patients with the best care possible. (about Erik)

 

 

 


Site last updated 04/01/2017
Dr. Erik Boudreau, BA, ND