Bone Morphogenic Proteins

Like action heroes for your bones! In the 1960s, Dr. Marshall Urist, MD was an orthopedic surgeon studying how bones heal and grow after fractures. Through his work, he discovered Bone Morphogenic Proteins (BMPs) and with this, the “osteoinductive” nature of bones (meaning how bones can regenerate themselves). BMPs are a family of over 20Continue reading “Bone Morphogenic Proteins”

“Should I take a multivitamin?”

“Should I take a multivitamin?” This is one of the most common questions I get asked. While multi’s are generally a nice all-around boost, it’s great to go a little deeper and discuss what’s best for each person. Did you know: naturopathic physicians use advanced testing to measure your individual levels of essential micronutrients andContinue reading ““Should I take a multivitamin?””

Happy Heart Health Month!

February is Heart Health Month, so cheers to your heart that literally never stops beating!! Wondering how naturopathic doctors may support your cardiovascular health? Aligned with our naturopathic philosophy, we take an in-depth look at you as an individual: your risk factors, lifestyle and nutrition, basic and advanced testing and more, all in the contextContinue reading “Happy Heart Health Month!”

Naturopathic Principles, Empowerment + Choosing Health

As naturopathic doctors, one of our foundational principles is “docere,” which translates as “doctor as teacher.” We believe in educating each person to know what is happening with their health and why we make the recommendations we make. Knowledge is power, and we seek to empower our patients to reach their health goals. Here’s aContinue reading “Naturopathic Principles, Empowerment + Choosing Health”