Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic (KNC) offers an extensive diversity of traditional, progressive and interventional complementary naturopathic treatment services. Patients can expect an effective blend of core, science based, naturopathic modalities along with contemporary, specialized procedures.
Our primary goal is to provide safe and effective therapy, so that patients can achieve their highest health potential. We continually strive to improve, update and modify our therapeutic strategies in order to reach this goal.
The following is a list of the many, but not all, treatment services available at KNC. If referral to other health care professionals or clinics for adjunctive care is deemed appropriate and in your best interest, it shall also be recommended.
ADVANCED PHYSICAL THERAPIES
We at Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic (KNC) provide a group of effective, non-invasive modalities that are administered without the need for needles.
An allergy is an exaggerated or abnormal reaction to a substance or physical state harmless to most other people.
The purpose of Anti-Aging medicine is to slow down or reverse the degenerative, physiological effects of aging.
In the last two decades, the significance of the immune system and its role in disease has become more apparent.
BEE VENOM / APITHERAPY
Apitherapy is the medicinal use of honey bee products, including honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom.
Botanical medicine, also called herbal medicine or phytotherapy, is the use of plants for their therapeutic or medicine value and is the oldest form of health care known to mankind.
Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic has a long history of providing progressive complementary natural treatment for this condition.
The ultimate effect of chelation therapy is to restore the health of the arteries.
CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
Everybody at one time or an other has had a painful experience; whether that be sports related, a motor vehicle accident, chronic headaches, or some underlying disease.
CHRONIC FATIGUE / FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME
Fibromyalgia(FM) is defined as chronic, achy pain and stiffness in soft tissue muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Chronic fatigue syndrome is characterized by incapacitating fatigue and problems with concentration and short-term memory.
The therapeutic use of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids and food products is what clinical nutrition is all about.
COUNSELLING / LIFE STYLE MANAGEMENT
Core to good medical practice and results is open communication between doctor and patient.
A toxin is basically any substance that creates irritating and/or harmful effects in the body; stressing and undermining one's biochemical health and organ function.
Diet therapy is the therapeutic use of foods and food plans to assist the body in achieving better health or to treat a patient's medical condition.
Homeopathy is a medical system over 200 years old that utilizes microdoses of substances from the plant, mineral or animal kingdom to stimulate a person's natural healing response.
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE THERAPY
This compound has many different functions including hormone regulation, anti-microbial, cellular energy production, and immune system support. Diseases of the heart and circulation, lung disorders, infectious problems, immune disorders, cancer, and neurological conditions, all maybe helped with hydrogen peroxide.
INFECTIOUS DISEASE MANAGEMENT
At KNC a mixture of traditional & progressive therapies are used to address the conditions of HIV, Hepatitis B & C, Herpes, antibiotic resistant bacteria and virulent strains of cold/flu viruses.
INSULIN POTENTIATION THERAPY
Used as a treatment for cancer, viral disease and a variety of neurodegenerative conditions, IPT utilizes the hormone insulin, followed by glucose, in conjunction with the appropriate disease specific medications.
IONIZED OXYGEN THERAPY
This therapy, which has been used extensively in Europe, has been shown to improve microcirculation, oxygen dynamics, reduces pain and inflammation, regulates the pH values of the body and improves the general health of patients.
MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT RELEASE
Fibromyalgia, chronic headaches, TMJ syndrome, sciatica, and back pain are a few conditions that often respond well to this therapy.
NATURAL CHEMOTHERAPY AGENTS
Although conventional medicine offers a wide variety of effective chemotherapeutic drugs, some patients seek more naturally occurring compounds for their cancer treatment.
NATURAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Many menstrual, menopausal, aging, musculoskeletal and mental health disorders benefit from natural hormone treatment.
Neural Therapy began in Germany in the 1940's and is a gentle healing system for chronic pain and illness.
OXYGEN / OXIDATIVE MEDICINE
These treatments are effective for a variety of health conditions such as infections, allergies, chronic fatigue, circulation disorders, autoimmune disease, cancer, chronic pain and most digestive illnesses.
The immune system is very susceptible to Ozone Therapy and varying concentrations of O3 can either stimulate, moderate or suppress the body's defense mechanisms. Such effects are beneficial in autoimmune, cancer, and infectious diseases.
Parenteral Therapies benefit a variety of severe infectious, inflammatory and pain producing conditions.
For over 13 years, KNC has tested and treated thousands of patients with phenolic therapy. Hormone imbalances, mood disorders, and allergies are a few examples where phenolic therapy is extremely beneficial.
Photo-Oxidation therapy leads to increased circulation, anti-inflammatory effects, immune system modulation, anti-infection properties, anti-cancer effects and overall detoxification. Viral infections, chronic fatigue, asthma, cancer, diabetes, arthritis and skin ulcers all respond well to this modality.
Prolotherapy is a technique for treating laxity and chronic pain around the joints, tendons, bursae and ligaments of the neck, back or extremities.
PSORIASIS AND FUMARIC ACID THERAPY
Psoriasis in a non-contagious, chronic skin disease that appears in different forms and varying levels of severity. Fumaric Acid Therapy is an excellent psoriasis treatment that is both safe and effective when utilized correctly.
Although difficult for many people to understand, scar tissue is a significant cause of chronic illness and if treated correctly, often yields "alot of mileage" toward health recovery.
SINGLET OXYGEN THERAPY / ACTIVATED AIR TREATMENT
A variety of illnesses can be treated with this therapy such as asthma, emphysema, heart conditions, neurological diseases, various bowel disorders, allergy, arthritis, and cancer.
WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMS
Proper eating habits with regular, appropriate physical activity with a enhanced metabolic rate are all necessary aspects to achieving ideal body weight.
WHOLE BODY INFRARED HYPERTHERMIA THERAPY
Hyperthermia is heat treatment, which in a variety of forms, has been used in medicine for thousands of years. In all hyperthermia methods, the temperature of the tissue/body is elevated artificially with the aim of receiving therapeutic benefits.
At Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic (KNC) we offer a group of diagnostic and therapeutic services specially to meet the needs of our female patients.