Question: Does insurance cover my visit?
Answer: Unfortunately many insurance companies do not cover Naturopathic Medicine visits, making us a cash based practice. However, if you do have Flex Spending through your employer, we are able to accept that.
Question: How will my visit with you be different from other doctor visits?
Answer: Because insurance companies do not cover our services, we are given the freedom to spend as much time as needed to learn about your medical needs and to thoroughly get a good grasp on your unique situation so we can get to the root of what is going on.
Question: What is the wait time for me to see you?
Answer: We can typically get you into our office to see one of our doctors within 2 weeks.
Question: What type of education does a naturopathic physician have?
Answer: Naturopathic physicians (NDs) attend four years of naturopathic medical school. We use the same textbooks as in orthodox medical schools. We learn the same techniques of physical diagnosis and send our patients' blood and (if laboratory testing is required) to the same labs. Currently, 20 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States territories of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands have licensing or registration laws for Naturopathic Doctors. Naturopathic doctors can, however, practice in nearly every state.
Question: What can a naturopathic physician help me with?
Answer: Naturopathic physicians can address all medical conditions and can provide both individual and family health care. The most common ailments they address are allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, menopause, adrenal fatigue, cancer, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Question: I do not live close to your practice. Are you open to virtual or phone call appointments?
Answer: Yes, if you are unable to travel to Columbus Georgia to see us face-to-face, we would love to set up a virtual or phone call appointment with you.