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Naturopathic Doctor

Angelina's Choice

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Admittedly, I don't have a lot in common with Angelina Jolie, but I relate deeply to her recent writing in the New York Times about having her ovaries...

How Ballroom Dance Makes Me a Better Doctor

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I have a lower resting heart rate, better endurance and more flexibility. My balance is improved as has my overall feeling of wellbeing. There is a way that learning something entirely new spills over and has me energized and excited about other parts of my life.

New Study Finds High Demand for Naturopathic Physicians Among Older Americans

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Because naturopathic physicians are not currently eligible to participate in Medicare, most seniors are unable to obtain care from a naturopathic physician despite the interest and desire.

Maryland Governor Signs Bill to License Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

On April 14, 2014 in Annapolis, Md., Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill to license naturopathic doctors (NDs), making it the 18th state to do so. ...

There Goes the Hair

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

But how could I have known that in fact my head is well-shaped, not too big, not too small, no distracting lumps or bumps, scars or curious protuberances. How could I have known how delightful the buzz was to touch?

Say Goodbye to the Girls

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I woke up today without my beautiful breasts. Swapped them out for no cancer -- a pretty good deal for me.

Naturopathic Oncology

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I love my conventional medical team and have perfect faith in their ability to help me through surgery, chemotherapy and, if I need it, radiation therapy. I also feel deeply supported and confident about the naturopathic doctors by my side, to see me through this challenging time.

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution for Naturopathic Medicine Week

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

This resolution recognizes the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care and encourages Americans to learn about the role of naturopathic physicians in preventing chronic and debilitating conditions.

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Regulating Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Americans deserve the right to choose the kind of doctor they want to see, and many would like the opportunity to work with a naturopathic doctor side by side with other state of the art medical care providers.

Licensure for Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

It's time for all states to pass legislation to license naturopathic doctors. Let's establish the laws that create minimum standards that give health care consumers the chance to choose naturopathic doctors to put on their health care teams if they want to.

Naturopathic Doctors Fill in Gap in Physician Shortage

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

With the current and impending shortage of MDs and the increasing openness to natural medicine in the general population, NDs should be high on the list of providers to bridge the gap in our imminent provider shortage.

Remember Hydrotherapy

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Some might think of hydrotherapy as a quaint approach used in times gone by, but it is commonly used in both occupational and physical therapy. Harkening back to naturopathic medicine roots, hydrotherapy is a treatment many naturopathic doctors also embrace.

Diagnosis Before Treatment

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

All treatment falls short if not applied correctly, whether allopathic or naturopathic. A proper diagnosis always precedes a proper treatment.

Homeopathy for Poison Ivy: A Case in Point

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I enjoy treating acute problems with homeopathy in the context of my naturopathic medical practice. More commonly I see patients with more chronic ailments, and homeopathy will be only one aspect of our work together.