Trent Brereton, ND in Cranbrook - 250-426-5228 xt4

Trent Brereton, ND

Using ancient medicine and modern methods to educate and treat you and your family.

Trent Brereton, ND


About Trent and his practice

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 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, neural therapy and peri-neural therapy.  Trent also uses a variety of intravenous therapies to treat cancer, fatigue and heavy metals. 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.  

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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.

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Principles of Naturopathic Medicine

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

  • Primum Non Nocere (First Do No Harm)
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall endeavor to first, do no harm; to provide the most effective health care available with the least risk to his/her patients at all times.
  • Vis Medicatrix Naturae (The Healing Power of Nature)
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall recognize, respect and promote the self-healing power of nature inherent in each individual human being.
  • Tolle Causum (Treat the Cause)
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall strive to identify and remove the causes of illness, rather than to eliminate or suppress symptoms.
  • Docere (Doctor as Teacher)
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall educate his/her patients, inspire rational hope and encourage self-responsibility for health.
  • Treat the Whole Person
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall treat each person by considering all individual health factors and influences.
  • Health Promotion, the Best Prevention
    • The Naturopathic Physician shall emphasize the condition of health to promote well-being and to prevent diseases for the individual, each community and our world.