Nanaimo, BC V9T 5N9 250-756-4647
Certifications: Acupuncture, Advanced Injection Therapies / IVs, Prescriptive Authority
Dr. Luterbach has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine in Nanaimo for over 10 years. She is passionate about supporting the optimal health of you and your family. She has a special focus in family medicine, hypothyroidism, adrenal recovery and women's health. Dr. Luterbach has certification as a Mold Literate Practitioner: advanced asssessment in Environmental Illness, diagnosis of Sick Building Syndrome and treatment of complex cases of mold exposure.
Women's health: fertility care, peri-natal health, treatment of pregnancy related conditions, labour induction, menopause, PMS, menstrual cramps, endometriosis, fibroids, peri-menopause, bone health and more.
Adrenal recovery: chronic fatigue, burn out, stress managment techniques and restoring sleep and energy levels.
Thyroid Conditions: changes in weight, altered metabolism. intolerance to temperature changes, constipation, depression, anxiety, memory decline, abnormal throat sensations, dry skin, infertility, changes in blood pressure and low heart rate.
Mold Illness: generalized swelling or puffiness, ringing in the ears, insomnia, unexplained infertility, exposure to mold at home or work, exposure to a water damaged building at any time in your life, chronic sinus congestion, recurrent yeast infections or BV, severe brain fog and low immune function.
Acupuncture therapy: sciatica, joint pain, back injuries, recovery from MVA's, infertility, depression, anxiety, insomnia, nerve pain, numbness or tingling of any body part and much more! Special focus in acpuncture to help resolve emotional trauma.
On a personal level: I am a busy, active mother who loves balancing my passion as a health care provider with time at home with my partner and two young daughters. We love hiking and camping, enjoy dancing and travelling and love spending time together as a family. On my free time, I love acrobatic yoga, training for half marathons and getting outside!
You will find me at the local farmer's markets, family parks and community events throughout Nanaimo.
I am currently accepting new acupuncture and naturopathic patients. For booking information, please see the Island Optimal website: BIO HERE.
Dr. Carmen Luterbach, ND