Naturopathic, Holistic, and Integrative Medicine in Santa Barbara
Pathways to Natural Health, Inc. is a family medical practice located in downtown Santa Barbara that offers naturopathic, holistic and integrative medicine to patients in all stages of their healing process.
Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care – an art, a science, a philosophy and a practice of diagnosing, treating and preventing disease. Naturopathic medicine uses modern, traditional, scientific and empirical methods to restore overall health.
What is Naturopathic medicine and how is it different?
Naturopathic medicine has a unique philosophy and set of therapeutic methods; at its core is the belief in the healing power of nature.
- Our goal is to search for the underlying causes of disease, address the problem, and not merely treat the symptom
- We strive to educate our patients about their health, enabling them to lead better lives
- We treat each person as a unique individual with unique physiology; we don’t focus merely on the diagnosis of a particular disease
- We inspire and encourage each patient to optimize their health potential as they age