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Naturopathic Medicine

Intro to Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary care that focuses on the holistic treatment of an individual from a physical, mental, and emotional point of view. It addresses the root cause of the condition so that treatment is effective and sustainable. Practitioners of Naturopathic medicine implement a patient-centered form of care and emphasize the importance of preventative treatments. At Epoch, Dr. Brittany Tapp is a Registered Naturopathic Physician who uses a combination of conventional and complementary medicine to help bring her patients back to a state of balance so they can live their lives optimally.

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Naturopathic Medicine Benefits

Dr. Tapp’s approach to Naturopathic Medicine is to give her patients all of the knowledge and tools required to take their health into their own hands so they can live a healthy life that is realistic and sustainable. Dr. Tapp welcomes women, men, and children of all ages to her practice, and she treats every patient from a holistic point of view being sure to address all systems of the body. Every patient is treated on an individual basis and depending on what fits the chief concern best, any one of the following modalities may be implemented:

  • Nutrition and lifestyle guidance
  • Homeopathy
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutraceutical support
  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrient intramuscular injection
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Pharmaceutical prescriptions
  • Diagnostic testing
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Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Brittany Tapp

Dr. Tapp grew up in Calgary, Alberta with a passion for medicine starting at a young age. She was a high-level competitive swimmer, and she eventually landed a full-ride scholarship to an NCAA Division I university at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology and a double minor in Chemistry and Psychology. She went on to attend Naturopathic Medical School at CCNM – Boucher Campus in New Westminster, BC where she excelled during all 4 years of the program. During school she maintained involvement in the fitness industry by being a Barre instructor at multiple studios as she believes movement is the best medicine in addition to any treatment plan.

Dr. Tapp’s approach to Naturopathic Medicine is to give her patients all of the knowledge and tools required to take their health into their own hands so they can live a healthy life that is realistic and sustainable. Dr. Tapp welcomes women, men, and children of all ages to her practice, and she treats every patient from a holistic point of view being sure to address all systems of the body. Every patient is treated on an individual basis and depending on what fits the chief concern best, any one of the following modalities may be implemented:

  • Nutrition and lifestyle guidance
  • Homeopathy
  • Botanical medicine
  • Nutraceutical support
  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrient intramuscular injection
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Pharmaceutical prescriptions
  • Diagnostic testing
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Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Farzaneh Osati

Dr. Farzaneh Osati (MSc, PhD, ND) is an Immunologist, licensed Naturopathic Physician and certified Bowen therapist. Before embarking on
Naturopathic Medicine, she received her undergraduate degree in Public Health and pursued her master’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, followed by a
PhD in Patho-Immunology at Michigan State University.

She comes with a wealth of educational and clinical research experience and combines these skills with naturopathic medicine to create the best level of care for her patients. She respects and values conventional medicine and believes that both conventional and naturopathic medicine can go side by side to complement each other and offer the best and most valuable prevention/treatment regimen to her patients.

Treating the root cause and the whole person are main principles of naturopathic medicine and the foundation of Dr. Osati’s practice. With these principles in her mind, and a strong believe in the body’s self healing capacity, she aims to tailor her recommendations and treatment plans to the patient’s medical condition, vital force and the optimum goals of each visit. She considers herself as an educator, coach and motivator and the patient’s willingness and efforts as the main drive through the journey of healing.

With special interest in pain management, autoimmune disease and healthy aging, Dr. Osati welcomes women, men and children with variety of health concerns to her practice. She utilizes a combination of valuable tools such as Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine, Homeopathy, Physical Medicine, Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Bowen Therapy, and Injection Therapies to respond to her patients’ medical concerns in the areas of:

  • Pain management
  • Digestive system disorders
  • Endocrine system disorders – Hormonal imbalances
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Female/Male Infertility
  • Chronic fatigue and sleep disorders
  • Healthy weight management
  • Anti-aging / Aesthetic medicine (cosmetic)

She welcomes new patients and would be happy to meet with you and help you achieve your optimum health. If you need to know whether naturopathic medicine can help your medical concern, book a 10-minute meet and greet to find out.

Credentials:

  • Doctor of Naturopathy, Boucher Institute of Naturopathic
    Medicine (Canada)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pathoimmunology, Michigan State University
    (USA)
  • Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Michigan State
    University (USA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health, University of Shaid Beheshti
    (Iran)

Additional Training Certificates:

  • Certificate of Acupuncture – College of Naturopathic Physicians of
    British Columbia (CNPBC)
  • Trigger Point injection Therapy/Biopuncture, Dr. Bill Caradonna
  • Neuroprolotherapy (LPIT), Dr John Lyfgodt, Bastyr University
  • Bowen Therapy – Bowen College
  • Nutritional IV Therapy – CNPBC
  • Aesthetic Medicine – Cosmetic Botox – CNPBC
  • Prescriptive Authority – CNPBC
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Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Derek Hsueh

Dr. Derek Hsueh, ND believes there is a time and place for every treatment modality. He educates and collaborates with the patient to create a personalized treatment plan. When the root cause of a symptom is identified, the treatment is efficient and impactful. He has a special interest in treating weight loss, sleep problems, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, and mental wellness.

Derek graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (Boucher Campus) in BC. Prior to that, he completed his major in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University.

In Derek’s spare time, he enjoys rock climbing, paddleboarding, tennis and badminton. Derek is conversant in English and Mandarin.

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Rates

Meet & Greet, 15 Minutes

$0.00

Initial Visit, 1 Hour

$185.00

Initial Visit + IV Therapy, 90 Minutes

$275.00

Follow Up, 15 Minutes

$45.00

Follow Up, 30 Minutes

$95.00

Follow Up, 45 Minutes

$135.00

Follow Up, 60 Minutes

$175.00

Initial Visit, Child (12 & Under), 1 Hour

$165.00

Follow Up, Child (12 & Under), 30 Minutes

$85.00

IV Therapy, Initial Visit, 90 Minutes

$175.00

IV Therapy, Follow Up, 60 Minutes

$150.00

Tele-Health Meet & Greet, 15 Minutes

$0.00

Tele-Health Initial, 60 Minutes

$185.00

IM Injection, 10 minutes

$55.00

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Initial Visit, 1 Hour

$165.00

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Follow Up, 1 Hour

$125.00

Prescription Refill (Call In)

$30.00