Profile of a Profession: Naturopathic Practice
The integration of allopathic and non-allopathic health care systems, disciplines and modalities is fast becoming a part of the mainstream health care delivery system in the United States. This report provides information about naturopathic physicians, naturopaths and others employing naturopathic modalities. The information about naturopathic health care providers is published with the primary intent to help consumers, educators, legislators, insurers and others evaluate this emerging field of health care. It is also offered to members of the naturopathic community as a review of the current status of the naturopathy and naturopathic medicine and the evolution of the professional groups that provide naturopathic care to patients and clients.