About Us

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine is individualized, patient-centered care aimed at restoring health by honoring the body's innate capacity to heal itself. 


Naturopathic physicians aim to find the underlying cause of disease processes, while utilizing natural, minimally invasive and less toxic methods to treat acute and chronic illness.

The six principles that guide Naturopathic Medicine are:

  

  • The Healing Power of Nature (Vis Medicatrix Naturae): Naturopathic  medicine recognizes an inherent self-healing process in people that is  ordered and intelligent. Naturopathic physicians act to identify and  remove obstacles to healing and recovery, and to facilitate and augment  this inherent self-healing process.
  • Identify and Treat the Causes (Tolle Causam): The  naturopathic physician seeks to identify and remove the  underlying causes of illness rather than to merely eliminate or suppress  symptoms. 
  • First Do No Harm (Primum Non Nocere): Naturopathic physicians follow three guidelines to avoid harming the patient:  
    • Utilize methods and medicinal substances which minimize the risk of  harmful side effects, using the least force necessary to diagnose and  treat; 
    • Avoid when possible the harmful suppression of symptoms; and
    • Acknowledge, respect, and work with individuals’ self-healing process. 
  • Doctor as Teacher (Docere): Naturopathic  physicians educate their patients and encourage self-responsibility for  health. They also recognize and employ the therapeutic potential of the  doctor-patient relationship. 
  • Treat the Whole Person: Naturopathic  physicians treat each patient by taking into account individual  physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental, social, and other  factors. Since total health also includes spiritual health, naturopathic  physicians encourage individuals to pursue their personal spiritual  development. 
  • Prevention: Naturopathic  physicians emphasize the prevention of disease by assessing risk  factors, heredity and susceptibility to disease, and by making  appropriate interventions in partnership with their patients to prevent  illness.

Mission Statement of Asa Health Network

At Asa Health Network we recognize that each patient is unique and pledge to deliver patient centered care. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of healthcare using minimally invasive, natural and non-toxic treatment modalities. The hallmarks of our practice include: our commitment to combining modern medicine with traditional wisdom, using scientifically proven treatments, creating a working environment conducive to healing and wellness, providing opportunities and supporting our staff through their professional growth and development. We are dedicated to building relationships with other health care practitioners/workers in the community to ensure that all of our patients receive top notch healthcare. Every patient in our network is treated equally and with respect regardless of age, race, social status, religion, sexual orientation etc. The staff, partners and affiliates at Asa Health Network strive to maintain its mission and will always make the effort to implement the contents therein to serve our community.