Using ancient medicine and modern methods to educate and treat you and your family.
Trent graduated from National College of Naturopathic medicine in Portland OR in 1997 when he moved to Cranbrook to start his practice. In 2008 he joined his practice with Kootenay Chiropractic and Kootenay Massage to form the Kootenay Health Centre. In 2009 he married Liza and in 2010 they welcomed their daughter Ella. His practice is oriented toward naturopathic family medicine in which he treats everything from colds to cancer including anti-aging medicine, pain therapies, hormonal health, food sensitivity testing and desensitization. A large part of Trent's practice is treating pain using prolotherapy, prolozone, neural therapy and peri-neural therapy. Trent also uses a variety of intravenous therapies to treat cancer, fatigue, heavy metals and a wide range of other chronic disease. Trent has prescribing authority in BC allowing him to both prescribe and de-prescribe a wide variety of pharmaceutical agents including hormones and antibiotics. It has been Trents' experience that using the best of pharmaceutical medicine integrated with holistic natural medicine gives his patients the best outcomes.
If you are new to naturopathic medicine and to Dr. Brereton's practice and would like to learn more about how naturopathic medicine might be able to help you and your family please call or book now for a free meet-the-doctor visit.
Ozone is powerful oxidative therapy that balances the immune system, improves your cells' ability to use oxygen to make energy, kills most acute and chronic infections and stimulates the production of antioxidant enzymes in the body.
Dextrose at 15 to 25% combined with an anesthetic called procaine, when injected into partially torn or lax ligaments/tendons/muscles, stimulates the immune system to heal those tissues resulting in reduced pain.
Concentrated platelets made from your own blood stimulate the repair of injured tissues when injected into and around the damaged area. Dr. Brereton uses the Arthrexx Angel system which yields reliably concentrated PRP that is a powerful healer.
Combining ozone therapy with prolotherapy helps treat sore joints, often resulting in immediate pain reduction, improved range of motion and better function.
Durolane is an injection solution made up of hyaluronic acid that acts as both a lubricant and joint cushion to help with osteoarthritis. Many extended pharmacare plans cover the cost Durolane.
The injection of procaine into scars, autonomic nervous system ganglia and trigger points helps to improve lymphatic circulation, blood flow and autonomic nervous system function resulting in less pain, improved mood and a greater sense of well-being.
5% dextrose has a remarkable ability to heal injured subcutaneous nerves and reduce pain. This simple treatment pioneered by Dr. Lyftogt has helped many people with previously unresponsive chronic pain.
The intravenous use of vitamin C, ALA, curcumin, artesunate and various other vitamins and minerals can be helpful in the treatment of a wide variety of acute and chronic diseases from colds to cancer.
Dr. Brereton combines the best of pharmaceutical and natural medicines to treat people in an integrative and holistic way.
Ultrasound, or sonography, is the use of sound waves to create an image on a screen that can be used to diagnose and treat the body.
UGI's are the use of ultrasound to safely and accurately place a treatment needle for prolotherapy, cortisone, platelet-rich plasma, anesthetic, 5% dextrose and hyaluronic acid.
Our initial visit is typically 60 minutes and includes taking a history, pertinent physical and testing and treatment planning.
Injection visits are billed at $225 per hour plus $40 per syringe used, based on the time spent preparing and administering the injection. In cases where the injection requires ultrasound guidance there is a $50 ultrasound fee.
A 30 minute follow-up to review, assess and plan.
15 minute follow-up to review, assess and plan.
Blood is drawn, ozonated and then re-infused.
EDTA Disodium IV's for cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment
Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct healing science and philosophy that blends traditional natural therapies with current advances in science and the study of human health. Naturopathic Medicine is guided by the following principles:
Principles of Naturopathic Medicine