What to expect at your appointments
Initial Visit (60mins)
An in-depth review of your health concerns and goals, applicable p
and naturopathic assessment. Following this consultation, your naturopathic
doctor will review and research your case in order to develop a personalized
wellness plan before your second visit.
•Please plan to arrive 10mins early, and/or download and complete intake forms
prior to your visit
•Laboratory and/or diagnostic testing may be required to acquire accurate and
specific information about your health condition.
Second Visit (30-45mins)
Options will be discussed for naturopathic care, specifically tailored to you
It is our doctors goal to always ensure you feel involved in, and empowered to make
informed and educated healthcare decisions.
Follow-Up Visits (30-45mins)
Follow-up visits are scheduled to monitor your progress, and, if necessary, to
refine and expand your plan of care. Some treatment protocols may involve more
regular visits for in-clinic treatments initially. As you regain a sense of vitality,
visits will focus on health maintenance and the sustenance of healthy processes
through the development of a personalized prevention plan.
The frequency of visits will depend on the pace of your progress, the
type of therapies you undergo, and the amount of support you require to implement your plan.
You may be provided with tips, tricks and tools to implement outside the office on a daily and/or ongoing basis, that will complement and help to sustainany specific therapeutic modalities.
Treatment programs may vary in time, timing and commitment depend
ing on each individual situation. Your ND is always willing to openly discuss your
ongoing care. After initial health concerns are addressed, it is recommended to
visit your Naturopathic Doctor on a maintenance-bases every 4-6 months.
Advanced Laboratory Services
Additional and advanced laboratory options may be recommended to provide the
most detailed and objective information possible from which to makeclinically
Basic & advanced bloodwork via Lifelabs
IgG Food Sensitivity Testing (link to PDF)
Nutrigenomix(r) 45-gene panel (link to PDF)
DUTCH adrenal & sex hormone panels (link to PDF)
Laboratory tests requisitioned through Naturopathic Doctors in BC are typically
not covered by extended healthcare benefit plans. Check with your provid
er for more details.
Twist Performance + Wellness partners with FullScript, a 3rd party distributor for
professional-grade nutraceutical products. The safest, most scientifically proven
and literature-backed products with documented quality assurance and quality
control processes may be recommended for your individual case.
Prescribed products are shipped directly do your door via Canada Post an
d refills are as simple as a few clicks.