What is Naturopathic Medicine? In short it can be described as primary health care emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal heath through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals self healing process with techniques such as control of diet, exercise and massage.
Katie Bennett, ND, graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine with a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and has an undergraduate degree from Portland State University in Public Health. Her clinical experience has been in family medicine, cardiovascular care, and trans-health. In addition to this experience Katie will be providing integrative medicine for her patients using nutrition, herbal therapy, hydrotherapy, lifestyle counseling, and homeopathy. Katie is now accepting new patients for adjunctive care and primary care.
For more information or to contact her directly, please visit http://katiebennettnd.com/
New Client 90 minutes $180
Follow Up 60 minutes $120
Free 20 minute consultations
The following therapies are preformed by Katie Bennett, ND
60 minutes $90
This gentle and relaxing treatment combines the historical use of hot and cold water applications with low volt electrical muscle stimulation. The purpose of this treatment is to nourish the constitution and improve all bodily functions, including detoxification, increase metabolism, improve respiratory gas exchange and circulation, and digestive function. This treatment can be effective for treating acute conditions like cold and flu, and chronic conditions such as insomnia, IBS and IBD, fatigue, COPD along with many more. There are very few contraindications for this therapy, they include late stage pregnancy, malignancy in the thoracic or abdominal cavity, iodine allergy, metal or silicone implants in the thoracic and abdominal cavities, acute bladder infection, acute asthma, or ongoing fever of unknown origin.
60 minutes $90
A relaxing heating treatment done in a private studio room in a dry sheet wrap with a hot foot bath and consists of repeated application of hot packs to the torso. This treatment targets pain associated with inflammation and congestion which is common to many ailments. Contraindications include recent heart attack, vascular disease, malignancy, hemorrhage, gastric ulcers, and loss of sensation.
Wet Sheet Wrap
30 minutes $60
Following warming treatments like fomentation or a steam – wet sheet wraps increase the core body temperature causing increased metabolism, and the pores of the skin to open which improves detoxification. The length of time spent in the sheet wrap provides various levels of therapeutic benefit from stimulating to sedating depending on the purpose of the treatment. Contraindications of this treatment include anemia, acute asthma, loss of sensation, compromised circulation due to diabetes, moisture and heat sensitive rashes, and some heart conditions.