Welcome to the Naturopathic medical practice of Dr. Debra Clapp, ND, providing holistic health care and prolotherapy; serving Anacortes, Washington and Skagit Valley for over 15 years.
My office provides naturopathic family medicine for people from childhood on up. This includes the usual as well as unusual crop of colds, flus, digestive problems, allergies, respiratory illnesses, joint problems, fatigue, and more. Root causes of illness commonly addressed include food quality & nutrition, food allergies, environmental toxins, hormone levels, and infections. Special areas of focus include stress-related illnesses, hypothyroidism, diabetes education and treatment, and female hormone imbalance.
Also Offering Prolotherapy
In need of help for my own knees, I recalled the experience of a friend and colleague, who had non-stop shoulder pain after being rear-ended in traffic. My friend went to a classmate for prolotherapy treatment, and within a day, the pain disappeared. She continued with more treatments, now has full use of her shoulder, and felt the initial and lasting pain relief was almost miraculous.
I did not really need pain relief; I needed fewer dislocations, less weakness, less instability. In my research, I found no other therapy that could affect the connective tissue of joints as specifically and powerfully as prolotherapy. I was amazed to learn how often degeneration of these connective tissues precedes the development of conditions as common as osteoarthritis. Here is a treatment that can actually stimulate regrowth of partially torn or worn ligaments and tendons, and create new structures that are thicker, stronger, and tighter. I decided to try it for myself.
I am so excited by the potential of this regenerative injection therapy to benefit joint function that I have trained in it and now offer it to patients.