Doctor as Teacher | Principles of Naturopathic Medicine
The fourth principle of naturopathic medicine is 𝐃𝐎𝐂𝐓𝐎𝐑 𝐀𝐒 𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐂𝐇𝐄𝐑.
NDs recognize that support and education is the basis of wellness.
NDs believe in teaching and supporting our patients through their health journey. This could mean teaching a self massage technique, maybe it means working with a patient to understand the source of their anxiety or maybe it means visiting a patient's home and teaching them how to cook a healthy meal.
NDs value that a positive and healthy relationship with patients is an integral part of health and wellness.
NDs understand that actions have consequences and aim to make healthy and fulfilling choices for ourselves.
NDs provide patients with the tools they need to succeed!