10 episodes

Two naturopathic doctors, who also happens to be pals, chat about the medical topics of the day…in an off kilter way.

Natural Pals Dr. Brucker and Dr. Spears

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Two naturopathic doctors, who also happens to be pals, chat about the medical topics of the day…in an off kilter way.

    Miasms: Reactionary modes as the hidden source of chronic disease

    Miasms: Reactionary modes as the hidden source of chronic disease

    Ever wonder what lies beneath day-to-day distress perpetuating chronic disease? So did Dr. Samuel Hahnemann when his patients continued to return to patterns of chronic disease even after carefully prescribed treatments. He introduced the concept of invisible forces of underlying chronic diseases called Miasm over…

    • 35 min
    Acupuncture without the ‘puncture’: an exploration of non-insertive needling

    Acupuncture without the ‘puncture’: an exploration of non-insertive needling

    The types of acupuncture are as vast as an oceanic horizon. But can you really have acupuncture without the needle puncturing the skin? The answer introduces a host other questions which penetrate to the core of acupuncture as a body based therapy. Along the way…

    • 43 min
    Women’s health: Pelvic Floor Therapy

    Women’s health: Pelvic Floor Therapy

    Timely with yesterday’s US women’s world cup victory, this episode is dedicated to female bodied patients. The episode will focus on the manual therapy of Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. It can relieve any sort of dysfunction in the pelvic bowl including: pain, incontinence, menstrual irregularity, and…

    • 38 min
    Why We get Sick?

    Why We get Sick?

    Feeling cold from frigid February? Naturalpals are here to heat you up with a discussion on the health necessity of acute illness. Maybe it needs a rebranding as #detox? They discuss patient cases: instances in which acute illness lead to healing and where suppressive medication…

    • 43 min
    Psychedelics in a Medical Setting

    Psychedelics in a Medical Setting

    Clinic trials of psychedelics are popping up all over the country. You may have heard anecdotes of people overcoming devastating addictions or coping with terminal illness with the support of psychedelics. Find out more about the effects of these substances of your body. How may…

    • 45 min
    The Science of Chinese Medicine Diagnostics

    The Science of Chinese Medicine Diagnostics

    Ever curious what goes into a Chinese Medicine Diagnosis? Is there any scientific validity (17:30) to the information are they gathering when they take your take your pulse look at your tongue, press on your abdomen (4:40)? Dr. Donald Spears walks us through his step-by-step…

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