The following is a list of therapies provided by Dr. Pincott. If you are looking
for therapies not listed here Dr. Pincott will refer to other health care
professionals or clinics, if necessary, to provide the best possible care to the
patient. She has developed a strong network of referrals of respected
LIMITED PRESCRIBING RIGHTS IN BC
As of August 2010, 200 Naturopathic Physicians in BC completed a rigorous
training program presented by UBC pharmacists in order to obtain
limited prescribing rights. This allows NDs to continue to use historical
medicines that, over time, have been put on the prescribe-only list. Refer to
article published on Nov 10, 2010 for more information.
COMMON REMEDIES PRESCRIBED IN DR. PINCOTT'S OFFICE
These PDF files will give you product
information to help you make informed choices about the remedies you are taking.
Dr. Pincott always does her best to recommend those remedies that are not only
tested for purity and potency but also contains therapeutic dosages for efficacy
These programs are meant to slow the aging process to facilitate graceful or
successful aging. These include programs for optimal brain health.
The prevalence of autoimmune disorders is increasing with each passing decade
and naturopathic medicine has a lot to offer these patients.
Herbal therapies or phytotherapy is the use of plants for their therapeutic or
medicinal effect and is the oldest form of medicine known to man. Western,
Aryuvedic and Chinese herbs are utilized by Dr. Pincott. Buds of plants called
Gemmotherapy are also used. Only organic or wild crafted herbs are used in their
tincture, fluid extract or concentrated powdered form.
CANCER TREATMENT AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS
The oral therapies that Dr. Pincott utilizes in her practice are meant to
augment traditional and non-traditional cancer therapies as well as prevent
Dr. Pincott treats all childhood disorders using homeopathy, botanical medicine,
clinical nutrition and diet therapy.
CHRONIC FATIGUE/FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME
Chronic fatigue (incapacitating fatigue) and fibromyalgia (chronic achy soft
tissue pain of muscles, tendons and ligaments) syndromes are often found
together. Naturopathic medicine provides one of the best total systems treatment
program for these hard to treat conditions.
The therapeutic use of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, trace elements and
superfoods is a basic therapy of Naturopathic Medicine.
COUNSELING AND LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT
Naturopathic physicians are often the first professionals that patients have had
that hear their "whole" story from birth to the present. They are also
the best professionals to know what other health professionals would be the best
to have on their health care team. Dr. Pincott refers to chiropractors,
acupuncturists, massage therapists, physiotherapists and clinical counselors if
indicated. Using the functional medicine matrix all aspects of the persons
health: mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical are addressed. The
relationship is "adult to adult" rather than "parent to
child" which is the conventional medical model approach.
Toxins harbor in the body in fat and connective tissue cells and require
therapies to help mobilize as well as eliminate them. Dr. Pincott recommends a
general detoxification program 1-3 times per year and fasting in rare cases is
recommended. Other detoxification programs she uses are: Anti-inflammatory
Detoxification, Chemical Detoxification and Heavy Metal Detoxification.
DETOX FOOT BATH
This Ion Wave Detox Foot bath is a
safe and painless tool used to detoxify and balance the energy meridians of the
body and is a wonderful adjunct to any detoxification program.
This is the therapeutic use of food and diet plans to achieve optimal health.
Dr. Pincott has been a long time proponent of "Food Combining" as per
Dr. Matsen's Eating
Alive and Eat
Right for Your Blood Type by Dr. D'Adamo as well as utilizing the
"Floating Food Pyramid". "Use your foods as medicines" is
what Hippocrates, the father of medicine, taught from the beginning.
HEAVY METAL DETOXIFICATION
There are many ways of detoxifying the body of heavy metals other than to use
Intravenous Chelation therapies. Metal Free and Magnetic Clay Baths along with
herbal drainage remedies are the methods that Dr. Pincott utilizes.
Homeopathic medicine has been practiced for over 200 years worldwide. It is the
use of remedies made from plants, animals and minerals that are diluted in an
energetic fashion. When administered they stimulate the body's innate healing
powers. These remedies are safe during pregnancy, for children of all ages, and
can be taken pre and post operatively when a person is fasting. Dr. Pincott uses single remedies as well as combination
remedies (UNDA's) from Belgium. These act as "drainage remedies" which
augment the other therapies beautifully! Most patients experience a deeper sense
of well being when these are part of their treatment program.
Glutathione is an anti-oxidant and when it is inhaled greatly enhances the
body's ability to heal itself of sinus infections as well as chest infections.
It is particularly beneficial for patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive
Lung Disease and/or Emphysema.
Intramuscular injections of vitamins as well as homeopathic remedies are
utilized by Dr. Pincott. B vitamins injected are particularly useful for the
treatment of chronic fatigue as well as bursitis. The homeopathic remedies when
injected are utilized to help with virulent flus and infectious diseases.
Dr. Pincott insists that all men know what their PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
readings are as they should be compared with their previous readings and not a
"normal" range. Selenium reduces prostate cancer by 65% and all men
need to know this. Other tests are routinely done to evaluate risks factors of
aging and Dr. Pincott has experience treating chronic prostatitis.
NATURAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPIES
Many menstrual, menopausal, aging and andropause (male menopause) issues are
addressed using bio-identical natural hormone replacement therapies.
NATUROPATHIC BASIC TREATMENT GUIDELINES (BTG's)
These are the basic guidelines that Dr. Pincott teaches all of her patients. If
most followed these guidelines many diseases could be prevented including heart
disease, cancer and arthritis!
For particularly stubborn cases of psoriasis a German therapy using Fumeric Acid
is very effective. Creams and salves are utilized for a period of 3-6 months in
addition to Naturopathic BTG's. The fumeric acid utilized is formulated in
RUBIMEDS (PSYCHOSOMATIC ENERGETICS OR PSE)
These combination homeopathic remedies from Switzerland made their debut to
North American health professionals in 2005. These remedies assist in unlocking
emotional and autonomic nervous system blockages that are impeding health. Once
these are unlocked many other remedies may not be needed in the long term. This
system of treatment takes an average of 1.5 years and the Rubimeds are
prescribed using the REBA device which evaluates the blockages in the physical,
emotional, mental and unconscious levels.
With the use of these German pleo-morphic remedies, saboteurs of chronic health
conditions are treated thus paving the road to optimal health. They turn
pathogenic forms of bacteria, fungi and parasites found in the body into less
virulent forms. These remedies are important for preventing cancer and treating
chronic infectious diseases.
WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMS
Weight loss is often a natural side effect of Naturopathic BTG's. Evaluating
patients for endocrine imbalance, food allergies and digestive health are
important components for weight loss.
Dr. Pincott has been offering women's health including PAP smears since 1985.
She uses the endocervical brush to ensure accurate testing of the cervix for
PAP's. Her rate of accurate testing is over 90% with the CCA in Vancouver, B.C.
Dr. Pincott offers blood testing, salivary hormone testing as well as cervical
cap fittings for birth control, to assist the woman of any age. She recommends
regular bone density DEXA screening of women starting in their forties and does
a full physical on every female patient including a breast exam.