Conditions Commonly Treated
Nutrition is the cornerstone of Naturopathic Medicine. Naturopathic Doctors have a unique understanding of nutritional biochemistry and utilize dietary changes as an integral part of treatment. Dr. Klasman will take a thorough health history and evaluate your current diet to develop an individualized nutrition plan. She also offers services to athletes who wish to optimize their performance through nutrition. Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients may also be used in treatment plans. Dr. Klasman often combines nutritional recommendations and supplementation to help her patients achieve optimal health.
Mental attitudes and emotional states can be important components to the healing process. Chronic stress is often a trigger that initiates disease. Dr. Klasman is trained in counseling, stress management and nutritional/emotional connections. In addition, she will investigate how your daily habits and patterns may expose you to environmental toxins that may be contributing to your health problems.
Plants have powerful healing properties and Dr. Klasman has a thorough understanding of using herbal medicines safely and effectively in the clinical setting. Dr. Klasman combines her knowledge of human physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, and botanical medicine in her practice of herbal medicine. Naturopathic Doctors are one of the only licensed health-care practitioners to fully understand and consider drug/herb and drug/nutrient interactions.
Dr. Klasman may use therapeutic exercise, massage, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy, and electro-therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints. Naturopathic treatment of physical pain honors the intricate relationship between the mind and body.
Dr. Klasman may also prescribe select pharmaceutical medications when medically necessary.