What To Expect
Dr. Nakamura will take time with you. Over the course of the initial one hour consultation, she will review your intake paperwork with you, gather your medical history, review previous lab and imaging results in order to have a clear picture of your current symptoms and previous treatments and therapies you have done. She will also learn about your diet, stress levels and lifestyle, and discuss your goals. Dr. Nakamura may perform an examination, order diagnostic tests, or conduct other medical procedures as deemed relevant. Ultimately, this time is about gathering information and truly understanding who you are as a whole person. Dr. Nakamura cares to know more about you than just your physical symptoms. She wants to know what makes you, you. Using the information acquired during your initial consultation will allow Dr. Nakamura to proceed with developing an individualized treatment plan
Follow up visits are shorter - typically 30 minutes. It will be aimed at monitoring your progress, treatment protocols, changing therapies as necessary to ensure that your progression towards health is as efficient and effective as possible. Your management will be individualized and up-to-date with the latest scientific evidence-based therapy. As a naturopathic physician, she utilizes pharmaceutical interventions when necessary but always considers other management options that target the root cause of your health issues rather than focusing on symptomatic treatment. Dr. Nakamura integrates a whole new arsenal of treatments and insights to your medical care in order to improve your current and future situation. Instead of waiting for a disease to emerge, she works proactively to maintain optimal health.