Your Local Naturopathic Health Service
Illawarra & Shoalhaven, South Coast NSW
A Wholistic Way To Treat Illness
Naturopathic medicine treats illness with a range of natural therapies, including herbal therapies, nutrition e.g. food as medicine & nutrient supplements, mind therapies e.g. counselling & psychology, yoga, massage, physiotherapy and chiropractic care, to assist the whole person and regain wellness.
A qualified naturopathic practitioner has many years of professional training and experience in human sciences, biochemistry and clinical research. You will receive a wholistic model of care involving individual and accurate assessment of various body systems along with presenting symptoms and/or pre-diagnosis to ultimately treat the cause.
Herbal medicine (in liquid extract or supplement form) is a major modality with Fiona Hoptman and has a long history of traditional uses. Most recently herbal therapies has been gaining the attention of researchers due to the power of plant phytochemicals and their positive effects on health.
Naturopathic Principles of Healing
Safe & Professional
The correct dosing of your prescription will be advised during your consultation along with any contra-indications or cautions necessary if you are on pharmaceutical medications.
The herbal medicines are manufactured according to the Australian Government’s Code of Good Manufacturing Practice. Manufacturing plants is strictly regulated and audited by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Over the years, I have only seen a handful of men in practice, the majority of clients are women. There is an abundance of information and support for Women’s Health, Hormones and Menopause, however, information for Men’s Health and Hormone related illness is either lacking or not highlighted.