Pediatrics

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Naturkur Wellness Center

Wellness Center located in Seattle, WA

A naturopathic approach to health care can begin at birth, establishing a life-long emphasis on healthy living and offering alternative therapies for treating common childhood problems, such as ADD and other spectrum disorders. The providers at Naturkur Wellness Center in Seattle, Washington, have experience and passion for working with children and their families, to establish strong, healthy habits, and get them on their way to a lifetime of optimal health. For a consultation regarding pediatric care, call or book an appointment online today.

Pediatrics Q & A

Naturkur Wellness Center

What does naturopathic pediatric care entail?

As with every age, the emphasis of naturopathic pediatric health care is the wellness and health of every aspect of your child. Whether their patient is newborn or 90, naturopathic providers seek to offer an emphasis on prevention and treatment of disease, using a natural, low-medical intervention approach.

Services provided to ensure the health of your little one include:

  • Newborn assessments
  • Laser-guided lip and tongue release, using LightScalpel
  • Feeding problem support
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Well infant and child visits
  • Medication support, only if necessary
  • Sports physicals
  • Nutritional supplementation
  • Dietary and nutritional counseling
  • Allergy testing
  • Blood draws
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) screening and treatment
  • Other autism spectrum disorder screening and treatment

Your pediatric provider takes time to understand your child, their symptoms, your family needs, and answer any concerns you have.

What pediatric conditions are treated?

Throughout your child’s lifetime, they are sure to experience some health concerns. At Naturkur Wellness Center, they understand that when this happens, you need compassionate support and treatment options that are in line with your desire for a natural approach to your child’s health.

Common pediatric conditions include:

  • Newborn tongue-tie or lip-tie
  • Food or seasonal allergies
  • Common colds
  • Childhood obesity
  • Skin problems, such as baby acne and eczema
  • Feeding issues, such as infant reflux
  • Stomach pain or digestion problems
  • Anxiety or behavioral concerns
  • ADHD, ADD, or other autism spectrum disorders

Your naturopathic providers are part of your team in keeping your child healthy and strong. They are with you every step of the way, whatever your concerns.

How are ADHD and other spectrum disorders treated?

A naturopathic approach to ADHD and other autism spectrum disorders involves understanding that many factors can contribute to the behavior and cognitive symptoms your child may be having.

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention-deficit disorder (ADD), and other spectrum disorder symptoms, such as impulsive behavior, hyperactivity, lack of focus, and social problems, may be improved with a holistic approach to treatment. Their personalized treatment plan begins with a thorough understanding of their health, which includes:

  • Physical assessment
  • Gastrointestinal assessment
  • Toxicity assessment
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Allergy testing

Their treatment plan is specific to them and may include:

  • Dietary and nutritional therapy
  • Supplemental therapy
  • Detoxification therapy
  • Health coaching, education, and counseling

Whatever your child’s needs, the team at Naturkur Wellness Center is committed to helping you find treatment and improvement of symptoms, using the most effective and natural approaches possible.

For a consultation about your child’s health, call or book an appointment with Dr. Ghormley or Dr. Culleton at Naturkur Wellness Center.

 

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