Nutritional Medicine: is the foundation of naturopathic medicine. Food is used to maintain health and to treat illness. Vitamins, minerals and dietary support is recommended specific to each person’s metabolic needs bringing the body back to health.
Botanical Medicine: is the use of herbs as medicine. Many plant substances are powerful medicines that are safe, and can be as effective as drugs without the negative side effects.
Supplements: are a natural effective alternative to drugs. Scientific research has demonstrated that many medical conditions can be healed effectively with food and nutritional supplements.
Counseling/Mindfulness: Mental attitudes and emotional states are important elements in healing illness. Counseling and mindfulness techniques can effectively help many physical and mental/emotional health conditions.
Homeopathy: A powerful 200-year-old system of medicine that uses dilute substances to prevent and treat disease. Homeopathy works on an energetic level to bring the individual back into physical, mental, and spiritual balance. Homeopathy is based on the law of similars, which states that a disease can be cured by a substance that produces similar symptoms in a healthy person. A simple example of homeopathy would be to use a dilute onion preparation to treat a patient who presents with watery eyes and burning nasal discharge associated with a cold; as an onion would cause the same symptoms in a healthy person. Many studies have been published in medical journals on the proven efficacy of homeopathy for many physical and mental health issues. In practice, Dr. Kushner has seen her patients lives completely transform with homeopathic treatment.
Detoxification/Environmental Medicine: Natural detoxification protocols are utilized to treat disease and promote health. Toxicity and heavy metal testing are performed when indicated.
Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy: Bioidentical hormone preparations are medications that contain hormones that are an exact chemical match to those made naturally by humans. BHRT can effectively provide relief from symptoms relating to hormonal changes that occur with age.