As a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Swift strives to understand the underlying imbalance associated with each individual and help her patients achieve wellness by providing the body with what it needs to be restored to a place of balance and health.
Rather than simply alleviate individual symptoms, Dr. Swift will assess all levels of your lifestyle and well being in order to better understand WHY you have those symptoms and determine appropriate treatment for the individual to establish health.
Naturopathic physicians are board certified and licensed to practice medicine as primary care physicians in the state of Oregon. Medical training consists of two years of basic science training and a subsequent two years of clinical science training. Each graduate of naturopathic medical school has met rigorous clinical checkpoints for adequacy in practicing naturopathic medicine as a primary care physician. Naturopathic physicians are licensed to diagnose acute and chronic diseases through history, physical exam, and laboratory tests.
6 Naturopathic Principles of Healing:
- The Healing Power of Nature
- Identify and Treat the Cause of Disease
- First Do No Harm
- Treat the Whole Person
- Doctor as Teacher
- Prevent Future Illness