Myth or Fact: ND's are Primary Care Physicians

A growing concern for many individuals in Canada is a lack of primary care physicians. For many individuals, they grow up seeing the same family doctor that their parents saw. However, more doctors are retiring, populations are growing and there are not enough medical doctors being trained in primary care to fill the gap. The few family doctors still practicing are so busy that they are unable to take on any new patients. So what are you supposed to do? Luckily naturopathic doctors (ND's) are primary care physicians. Often the terms "naturopathic doctor" is equated to "prevention." However, ND's are labelled primary care physicians under the Health Professions Act of Canada. ND's are highly

Medically Trained, Naturally Focused

This week we celebrate Naturopathic Medicine week in Canada. In light of this we wanted to outline how, as naturopathic physicians, we are medically trained as well as naturally focused. Please see the points below outlining these. If you have any questions feel free to book in with one of Helix's naturopathic physicians to discuss further. Medically Trained We are recognized medical providers; trained professionals who clinically treat patients through a natural approach. Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) must earn an undergraduate degree, complete four years of post-graduate training at an approved school of Naturopathic Medicine and pass rigorous, standardized North American licensing exams. We’

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