Welcome

Welcome to the naturopathic medical practice of Dr. Karina Wickland. My clinic is in Valleyview Centre in the Cowichan Valley. Ten minutes south of Duncan, Valleyview is at the crossroads between Cobble Hill and Cowichan Bay, just off the Island Highway. I have a general family practice and see people of all ages. Some of my special interests and training include:

  • Diabetes and insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome – comprehensive management including diet, lifestyle and OHA/insulin prescriptions
  • Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment with the Bredesen Protocol
  • Preconception, pregnancy and pediatrics
  • Hormonal concerns – PMS, perimenopause, menopause, andropause, thyroid and adrenal issues
  • Digestive issues including ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease and IBS
  • Auto-immune diseases like lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis and the above mentioned inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Detoxification – using diet, herbal medicines, drainage remedies and chelation agents for heavy metals
  • Acute and chronic pain – using remedies and Bowen technique

You can learn more about my general approach to commonly treated conditions here.  This website is intended to be a resource for new and current patients to learn more about who I am and what I do.  I hope you enjoy it! Newsletter