As a licensed naturopathic doctor in the state of Arizona, Dr. Hartwell utilizes the large scope of practice to offer primary care medicine including acute care medicine and lab testing. Catalyze your healing journey with Dr. Hartwell today.
Below are some of the modalities in her treatment toolbox.
The naturopathic principle of the healing power of nature is harnessed in this modality. In addition to her B.S. in Plant Sciences, rigorous botanical medicine studies in naturopathic school, & global trekking learning about indigenous uses of plants, Dr. Hartwell also completed a year-long apprenticeship in botanical medicine. Her treatments could include botanical poultices, acetracts, oxymels, syrups, formulated tinctures, glycerites, teas, nutraceuticals, oils, cream, salves, pastilles and/or steam inhalations.
Nutritional Medicine & Mind-Body Medicine
The food you choose to enrich your body, and thus your life with, matters. We can work together to identify which foods allow your body to operate at its most optimal. We can identify and treat vitamin deficiencies. We also offer lab testing for food sensitivities and/or food allergies.
Anxious, depressed, lack of self esteem, or other mental health concern? Dr. Hartwell has extra training in mind-body medicine including mind body interviews, emotional freedom technique, and holographic imagery.
Regenerative Injections & Pain Management
Our office offers many pain management options including acupuncture, topical homeopathic or botanical creams, injections of homeopathic solutions, trigger point injections, and soft tissue manipulation. Dr. Hartwell works to find the underlying reason behind your pain to partner with you in resolving and/or managing it.
The most common prescribed medications in our office include topical creams, compounded medications, and drug therapies to manage thyroid hormones. Many patients come to us on medications that we make recommendations to support. We are careful not to prescribe supplements or herbs that would interact with your medications.
We offer microneedling, cosmetic Botox injections, and find the cause of your dermatological concerns. Microneedling consists of micro-injuries created in the skin for controlled induction of the skin’s wound healing response. Microneedling can be especially beneficial for fine lines and wrinkles, acne scarring, pigmentation issues, skin tone and texture. Microneedling may be done with platelet rich plasma for extra cost to further stimulate tissue repair.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
As a licensed naturopathic doctor in Arizona, Dr. Hartwell has been trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). TCM modalities offered include constitutional & auricular acupuncture, ear seeds, moxibustion, gua sha, and cupping therapy. Dr. Hartwell received extra training to be competent in TCM herbal formulations as well.
This is the therapeutic use of water. It can include (but is not limited to) use of infrared sauna, constitutional hydrotherapy, and wet sheet wraps. Constitutional therapy is the most common form of hydrotherapy performed in office, it utilizes a series of hot and cold towels to reset the body’s thermodynamics.
Environmental & Lifestyle Medicine
Everyday you are exposed to chemicals. Are you doing your best to avoid your absorption of them and/or detoxify yourself? What about your lifestyle? Could you use some support with developing an exercise regimen, hydration, sleep hygiene, and stress management. Find out how we can help by scheduling an appointment with Dr. Hartwell.
Intravenous & Intramuscular Therapies
Do you have chronic migraines, hangover, fatigue, iron deficiency anemia, or want to support your immune system preventatively? We can support you with all of these things and more! Our office offers intravenous (IV) and intramuscular (IM) therapies to replenish your body of necessary nutrients.
Homeopathy is a unique system of medicine that works by stimulating the body to heal itself. Rather than suppressing symptoms, homeopathy helps restore the body to a more balanced state naturally. It is a non-toxic, gentle, and effective therapy that can be used for acute and chronic conditions. It is widely used across the world, and is safe for patients of all ages, including infants, pregnant and nursing mothers, and the elderly. Homeopathic medicines are regulated by the FDA, and they do not interfere with other medications or supplements.
Do you have a minor skin laceration, embedded cactus needle, lipoma, cyst, wart, or skin tag? Dr. Hartwell may be able to assist with that. Schedule your minor surgery consult and we will work together to formulate a plan you feel comfortable with. Procedures include cryotherapy, histofreeze, currettage and hyfrecation, surgical excision, suture removal, and acrochordon removal. Local anesthetic may be used if deemed necessary.
Medical Marijuana Certifications
Have you spent more than a year exhausting all of your options for chronic pain management, cancer related nausea, or seizures? Maybe its time to consider utilizing some form of medical cannabis? Call our office to inquire about medical marijuana certifications. Please be prepared to provide medical records.