Diet and Nutritional Supplementation
ND’s understand that what you eat is the basis for your health. Adopting a healthy diet is often the first step towards correcting health problems. Many health problems can be treated very effectively with foods and nutritional supplements with little or no complications or side effects.
It is particularly effective in treating chronic illnesses that fail to respond to conventional treatment.
The nerves carry impulses felt at the skin deeper into the body, where they are instrumental in stimulating the immune system, influencing the production of stress hormones, invigorating the circulation and digestion, encouraging blood flow, and lessening pain sensitivity.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
This classical Chinese healing practice balances the flow of the body’s energy through channels called meridians. Acupuncture is used to relieve symptoms of numerous conditions as well as to promote general health and well being.
Toxicity, in conjunction with one’s habits and predispositions can be found at the root of most modern diseases. The goal of treatment with Biotherapeutic drainage is always to get the body to react, self-regulate, and return to normal, healthy physiologic functioning.
It is also thought to be helpful for people with allergies, hay fever, headaches, arthritis, asthma, hormone imbalances, sports or muscle injuries, gallbladder, heart, liver disease, dizziness, depression, menstrual cramps, skin and circulation problems.
Our most common intramuscular injections include a high potency B complex, B-100 complex, Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folic acid), B12 (methylcobalamin) and an Adrenal injection (Vitamin B12, B1, B6, AMP, Chromium, D-Biotin). IM injections are well tolerated and can provide the body with a quick boost.
Intravenous (IV) Therapy
Oral supplementation requires energy to put nutrients into cells. Intravenous nutrients are delivered directly into the bloodstream, then travel passively into cells because of a concentration gradient.
Mesotherapy and Facial Rejeuevnation
Intravenous method is direct, all nutrients are absorbed none lost in the digestive process and requires little energy from the body. IV treatments have the ability to reach the desired dose and concentration that other methods may not. IV treatments range from 1-2 hours depending on tolerance. The Myers’ Cocktail is one of the most popular IV cocktails for a general immune and energy boost. Contains: Vitamin C, Vitamin B5 (Dexpanthenol), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Vitamin B12, B-complex, Magnesium, Trace Minerals and Calcium.
Facial Rejuvenation is a virtually painless, non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process. The technique uses acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to erase years off of the face. Based on the principles of Oriental Medicine, it helps the whole body look and feel younger by addressing the physical, mental and emotional patterns that cause disease and contribute to the aging process.
NAET: Allergy Elimination Technique
An allergy is a condition of abnormal sensitivity of a person to one or more substances which would be harmless to the majority of other people. NAET is an innovative, natural solution to eliminate allergies of all types and is appropriate for any age. It involving principles from energy medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, kinesiology, nutritional and homeopathic medicine.
Acupressure is used on children or on those who are uncomfortable with needles. If you have allergies or have an illness that could be related to undiagnosed allergies, go to www.naet.com for more information.
Prolotherapy is a natural and effective treatment for chronic pain and degenerative arthritis.
By injecting the degenerated or injured ligament/tendon with a dextrose solution, a mild inflammation is triggered to give the area a second chance at healing. This injection generates new, healthy, stronger tissue and reduces/eliminates chronic pain.
- Comprehensive digestive stool analysis
- Breath testing for SIBO/H Pylori
- Organic acid testing
- Heavy metal analysis
- MicroNutrient Analysis
- Genetic Testing
- IgG and IgE Allergy testing (Food and environmental allergens
- Salivary hormone testing
- Thermography (preventative screening tool for breast health)
- Neurotransmitter Testing
- Conventional Lab tests can be ordered through Calgary Lab Service
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Our Goals at Docere Wellness Centre are:
... to listen and be respectful
... to create a collaborative partnership
... to treat the whole person, not the illness
... to address the root cause and not just treat symptoms
... to honour the healing power of nature