Riverwalk clinic adds naturopathic physician | VailDaily.com

Riverwalk clinic adds naturopathic physician

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EDWARDS – Dr. John Endres, naturopathic physician from Vail Valley Naturopathic Sports Medicine LLC, has joined Dr. Deborah Wiancek’s practice at the Riverwalk Natural Health Clinic.He is a board-certified graduate of the four-year post-graduate naturopathic medicine program at Bastyr University in Seattle. Endres is trained as a primary care physician and has a special interest in sports and physical medicine. Naturopathic medicine differs from specialist medicine in that it is holistic and broad in scope. Naturopathic physicians focus on the whole person and treat the causes of problems rather than the symptoms. The naturopathic physician, trained as holistic practitioner, works with diet, lifestyle, sleep, exercise, stress and elimination.Endres said he helps patients achieve their personal goals by optimizing health, maximizing sports performance and recovery, preventing injuries and disease, and by supporting the healing process. The clinic offers natural approaches to healing from acute and chronic injuries, as well as general medicine.Treatment types include hydrotherapy, peat therapy, soft tissue and naturopathic manipulation, muscle energy stretching, rehabilitation programs, custom orthodics, weight loss, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, Bach flower therapy, exercise prescription, counseling, patient education for home therapies, as well as natural anti-inflammatory and pain relieving supplements and treatments.In addition to his clinical training, Endres has biomedical natural products research experience, including publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as numerous oral and poster presentations at AMA-sponsored conferences. He enjoys giving talks to large and small groups alike.The Riverwalk Natural Health Clinic is located at the lower level of the Diamond Building in the Riverwalk Plaza in Edwards.Art museum board appointeeVAIL – Lynn Fritzlen of Fritzlen Pierce Architects in Vail was recently appointed to the Denver Art Museum Board of Directors. Currently Fritzlen is a participating designer in Bling Bling: Design After Dark, an auction and party celebrating design and raise acquisition funds for the Denver Art Museum. The auction featured furnishings spanning from the 1920s up to the present. For more information call (720) 913-0046.Vail, Colorado

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