Kathryn Brooks, ND, MAOM, LAc. | Board Certified Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist
Nutritional IV Therapy, Natural Pain Therapy, Internal Medicine
Clinic Location: Tualatin and Bend
Dr. Brooks is a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist with a focus in internal medicine, treating pain and spider vein injections. Dr. Brooks is only accepting a limited amount of new patients at the Tualatin location. If you wish to see Dr. Brooks in Tualatin, please schedule an initial patient consultation with Dr. Jennifer Poindexter and she can refer you to Dr. Brooks for a customized treatment plan.
Nutritional IV therapy can be used solely or in addition to most conventional and natural medicine treatment protocols to treat a variety of conditions with great success. IV therapy can also be incorporated into a normal routine for athletes to increase stamina and performance for endurance and strength training. It is essential for athletes to replenish vitamins, minerals, and amino acids regularly to keep up with the body's demand during periods of high activity. Benefits of IV therapy include increasing stamina, decreased recovery time and injury prevention.
Dr. Brooks believes the internal process of aging is equally important to the visual and external process of aging. Internal aging is referred to as what most consider to be 'par for the course' and that it is normal to battle fatigue, illness, and pain as we grow older. Each stage of life is equally important and may require a variable spectrum of treatments to maintain optimal health. Dr. Brooks personalizes every treatment for each patient to promote health restoration and prevention of disease. Optimal results can be achieved through utilization of Naturopathic (holistic) medicine, Chinese medicine (acupuncture), conventional medicine, and lifestyle modifications.
Dr. Brooks received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. During her internship, she had a great interest in Nutritional IV Therapy, Dermatology, and Minor Surgery. In the past year, Dr. Brooks has attended multiple continuing education seminars for IV therapy with a specific focus in: Oncology, Advanced Formulas, and currently holds certification in IV Therapy Chelation for the treatment of heavy metals. Dr. Brooks has also been trained in other injection therapies to decrease facial wrinkles and lines, as well as PRP (platelet rich plasma) stem cell therapy, biopuncture and prolo injection therapy for pain.
Dr. Brooks completed her Master's of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree in 2016 at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Ore. During her course of study she had a primary focus in using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of pain, common dermatology complaints and internal medicine. Prior to pursuing Doctorate and Master's degrees, Dr. Brooks received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon in 2007, with a specific focus in Human Physiology and Organic Chemistry.
When Dr. Brooks is not studying science or seeing patients, she loves to travel to the fabulous Oregon beaches, explore the outdoors, travel to new places, listen to live music, and spend time with her family, friends and Shih Tzu dog.