A naturopath specializes in naturopathy or naturopathic medicine. Naturopathy is a form of alternative medicine based on the principle of vis medicatrix naturae, or the healing power of nature and the human body. Depending on state regulations, a naturopath may be a naturopathic doctor, medical or osteopathic doctor (MD or DO), another licensed healthcare provider, or an unlicensed layperson.
A naturopath typically:
A naturopath may also be known by the following names: naturopathic doctor (ND), traditional naturopath, or naturopathic practitioner.
There are 704 specialists practicing Naturopathy in California with an overall average rating of 4.4 stars. There are 33 hospitals in California with affiliated Naturopathy specialists, including Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Saddleback Medical Center.