Improve your health… through Naturopathic Integrative Medicine
Whether the goal is to lessen pain, find an alternative to pharmaceuticals, or improve your quality of life, our naturopathic integrative medicine approach lets you get the best of both worlds — traditional medicine, combined with safe and proven complementary therapies.
Naturopathic Integrative Medicine is the blending of conventional medicine with holistic, complementary, and alternative medicine. It is defined as a “healing-oriented” system that takes into account the whole person (body, mind, heart and spirit), including all aspects of lifestyle. Naturopathic Integrative Medicine is based on the same scientific foundation as conventional medicine; however, the philosophy and approach to treatment differs considerably. Naturopathic philosophy is derived from a Hippocratic teaching more than 2000 years old: Vis Medicatrix Naturae — “the Healing Power of Nature”. Naturopathic doctors are trained to support the body's own innate healing ability and to treat the cause of illness — not just the symptoms.
The Naturopathic Medical Doctors (NMDs) at AIM Center — Dr. Julie Gorman and Dr. Toni Vaughan — are primary care physicians that make use of ALL appropriate therapies (both conventional and alternative) to create comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each individual. Their primary goal is to maximize each person's ability to achieve optimal vitality and wellness, whatever his or her current state of health.
A Naturopathic Medical Doctor is the highest trained practitioner in the broadest scope of natural holistic treatments. In addition to the basic medical sciences and conventional diagnostics, naturopathic education includes: therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, spinal manipulation, acupuncture & Chinese medicine, counseling, mind/body medicine, and pharmacology.
To make an appointment, call AIM Center at 602-265-1774.