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Frequently Asked Questions

 


Frequently Asked Questions
 
What is Naturopathic Medicine?
Naturopathic Medicine is medicine that treats the whole person and addresses the root cause of imbalance by supporting the natural healing processes of the individual.  It is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of physical, mental, and emotional conditions. NDs use conventional diagnostic tools with a broad scope of therapies to educate and treat their patients.

 
Why should I consider Naturopathic Medicine?
From illness treatment to disease prevention and promotion of quality of life, Naturopathic Medicine can help everyone. Naturopaths are primary health care practitioners who take the time to collect comprehensive health histories, formulate detailed treatment plans, and follow up to ensure their patients' progress.
 
When should I see an ND?
The earlier you address a health concern, the easier it is to treat. It is thereforeencouraged to see an ND before your health state is in crisis.

 
Does Dr. Della do meal planning?
Yes, Dr. Della formulates meal plans with recipes if desired. She works with her patients to optimize their caloric intake, fat-carb-protein ratios, and hydration and electrolyte status.
 
How can acupuncture help me?
From her training in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Della treats conditions including hormone imbalances, constipation and diarrhea, fertility problems, addictions, osteoarthritis and muscle pain, and sleep and stress disorders. Initial acupuncture visits are 45minutes; follow up visits are 30 minutes.
 
I think I may be sensitive to certain foods. Is there a test for this?
Yes. The gold standard is known as the elimination diet which involves eliminating the most common allergenic foods for a certain period of time, and slowly re-introducing to determine the trigger food. Dr. Della also does blood tests to determine food sensitivities, which test for 96 foods. The detailed results show the extent of the sensitivities, and follow-up meal plans are provided. 

Location

Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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  • "My whole reason for my monthly visits are to maintain a high level of health and fitness. Dr. Starr has a philosophy of prevention as well as correction to help the body stay in proper alignment and away from injury. I have been going to Active Health & Wellness Clinic for the past years; and today I feel great!"
    Gordon Folka
  • "l have been going for monhtly visits to Dr Sean Starr close to 2 years now l work at Costco and l do alot of heavy lifting very hard on my lower back and shoulders so Sean helps my back and shoulders to help me mantain my pain and to move better to me the man is a miracle worker best chiro ever l highly reccomend him........"
    Annie Haynes
  • "y son and I both see dr sean Starr he's amazing and especially for my son with knee problems he's helped him and is helping him with prevention management in sports therapy I highly recommend active health to everyone I know."
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