Seattle naturopathic medicine
Graham Rehabilitation & Wellness proudly offers comprehensive naturopathic medical services focused on primary care and the management of chronic health conditions. Naturopathic medicine is a holistic primary health care profession that emphasizes prevention, utilizes individualized treatments and optimizes health and wellness.
Naturopathic medicine focuses on finding the underlying cause of disease and removing the obstacles that are preventing wellness. Naturopathic treatment modalities include diet and nutrition counseling, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, botanical medicine, physical medicine, supplement prescription and behavioral change.
Dr. Estrada’s medical practice skillfully blends traditional, scientific and modern methods to provide the most comprehensive and effective health care for her patients. She believes that optimizing a strong foundation of diet, exercise and stress management is key to exceptional health and wellness. In addition to helping patients build a strong foundation for health through naturopathic medicine, Dr. Estrada regularly utilizes advanced diagnostic laboratory testing to tailor treatments to the patient’s specific needs.
Seattle naturopathic medicine at Graham Rehabilitation
- Many things can disrupt your optimal health, such as chronic stress, poor nutrition, or exposure to toxic substances
- Naturopathic medicine seeks to restore and maintain health by identifying these disturbances and treating them
- Your Seattle naturopathic medicine provider will work with you to stimulate your body’s natural healing mechanisms
- Patients suffering from chronic headaches often benefit from a naturopathic approach to wellness
- Contact Graham Rehabilitation & Wellness and arrange an appointment with Seattle naturopathic medicine provider Dr. Estrada
At Graham Rehabilitation & Wellness, our multidisciplinary medical facility merges naturopathic care with exercise therapy, nutritional counseling, deep tissue massage, physical medicine, and modern chiropractic care. All of our doctors and specialists work together to accurately diagnose and treat a variety of troublesome health conditions.
Our goal is to restore our patients health to its optimal state, and then work with them to maintain their ongoing wellness. With a professional staff comprised of an integrated and holistic team of dedicated health professionals, we are fully capable of providing you with reliable primary care. If you’re suffering from an ailment that’s preventing you from getting the most out of your life, schedule an appointment with our Seattle naturopathic medicine specialist, Dr. Estrada, and develop a plan toward wellness.
What is naturopathic medicine?
Naturopathic medicine is a branch of primary care medicine that emphasizes the importance of disease prevention by blending traditional healing methods with modern scientific advances. The focus of this discipline is guided by a set of principles that acknowledge the body’s innate capacity for healing. Patients are encouraged to act responsibly in an effort to prevent disease and maintain optimal health.
The benefits of Seattle naturopathic medicine
Rather than focusing solely on the elimination or masking of symptoms, naturopathic doctors concentrate on identifying the underlying cause of disease and developing a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses the condition at its source. In addition to providing complementary, adjunctive care, our Seattle naturopathic medicine providers are licensed as primary care providers.
Your Seattle naturopathic medicine primary care provider can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle focused on ongoing wellness by providing the following medical services:
- Annual Physical Exams
- Female gynecological screening
- Well child exams
- Treatment of acute conditions
- Chronic disease management
- Diagnostic laboratory testing
- Disease risk factor reduction
- Detoxification support
- Food intolerance identification
- And much more…
Seattle naturopathic medicine and headaches
Headaches are pervasive in the United States, and many people suffer from chronic conditions like migraines and cluster headaches. Treatments for headaches often focus on drug protocols, which may offer temporary relief from pain but fail to address their underlying cause.
Naturopathic medicine can often relieve the root problems that cause headaches and migraines via dietary changes, reflex therapies, and other methods that focus on the optimal health of the entire body. These naturopathic medicine therapies may lessen the frequency of headaches, or even prevent them entirely, depending on the cause of the ailment.
Food sensitivities often contribute to headaches. 70% of our immune system is localized to our gut and if we are consuming foods that are causing inflammation, headaches can often manifest as a symptom. It can be daunting and confusing trying to figure out your food sensitivities on your own, which is why seeking naturopathic care is very beneficial.
Your naturopathic treatment may consist of a variety of treatment protocols that include:
- Dietary changes
- Nutritional and herbal supplements
- Chiropractic treatments
- Stress-reduction therapies
Your naturopathic medicine specialist will perform a comprehensive examination to determine a protocol that focuses on your particular health needs and the type of headaches you suffer from.
Extensive naturopathic scope
Because naturopathy is a comprehensive medical discipline, your ongoing care can maintain this singular focus. There are a number of misconceptions regarding naturopathic medicine, so take some time to research the facts on your own. Naturopathic therapies, like chiropractic treatment, is covered by most health insurance companies and requires a four year graduate level education with a basis in Western medicine.
The full scope of naturopathic medicine is broad. Some physicians are primary care and others practice as specialists. Dr. Estrada is proud to offer the following comprehensive medical services in Seattle:
- Primary health care
- Comprehensive management of chronic health conditions
- Integrative care that complements your conventional medical doctor or specialist
- Preventative interventions to reduce disease risk factors
- Multi-dimensional treatment of functional illness with “no diagnosis”
- And much more…
Naturopathic medicine and personalized therapies
The naturopathic physicians at Graham Rehabilitation & Wellness Center in Seattle understand that no two patients are alike and develop holistic, individualized therapeutic plans that take into account the physical, mental, emotional and environmental components of illness. Various therapies are utilized to address the root cause of disease, tonify weakened systems, remove obstacles to cure and stimulate the body’s own healing force.
- Herbal medicine
- Nutritional supplementation
- Nutrition and lifestyle counseling
- Detoxification support
- Exercise coaching
- Craniosacral therapy
- Vitamin injections
- Stress management techniques
If you’re tired of hurting, contact Graham Wellness & Rehabilitation today and schedule an appointment with Dr. Estrada. We started to build our reputation in the downtown Seattle area starting in 1992, and for almost 25 years we’ve provided our patients with quality care designed to optimize their physical, mental, and social well-being. We are eager to do the same for you.
Our Naturopathic Physicians
Dr. Shannon Estrada
Naturopathic PhysicianDr. Shannon Estrada is a California native who moved to Seattle to study naturopathic medicine at the prestigious Bastyr University. She developed her passion for complementary and alternative medicine while studying integrative biology at the University of California Berkeley. She is dedicated to providing holistic, evidence based primary care medical services that aim to treat the underlying cause of disease.
Graham Rehabilitation & Wellness
1215 4th Ave #1000
Seattle, WA 98161
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