Certifications: Acupuncture, Prolotherapy, Advanced Injection Therapies / IVs, Ozone Therapy, Prescriptive Authority
Dr. Hanson is a graduate of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine and a board certified naturopathic doctor with prescriptive authority. Dr. Hanson has a primary care practice, with a focus in sports medicine, chronic pain management, autoimmunity, chronic illness, hormone health, and digestive health. Using an evidence based approach, research and in depth testing are paired to guide a comprehensive treatment plan. Her customized method uses natural interventions such as supplements, physical medicine, lifestyle modifications and clinical nutrition alongside western medical therapeutics for an individually tailored treatment. Her approach works in partnership with each patient, to uncover the intricate network of factors contributing to health. Dr. Hanson understands that each individual’s perspective of health is unique, so ultimately she is committed to optimizing wellness where body and mind are in balance with each patient’s values and their environment.
After completing an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, Dr. Hanson went on to complete her naturopathic medical training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine where she received the prestigious BINM award for Academic Excellence. Dr. Hanson has always believed in a well rounded practice, supplementing her scientific study with a strong commitment to athletics, philanthropy, and leadership endeavours. Dr. Hanson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and was an active member of the community during her time at Boucher, acting as a teaching assistant, Vice president of the student's association, founder of the LINC Mentorship Initiative, and practiced externships at Vancouver’s Friends for Life society, Positive Living BC, as well as with Natural Doctors International in Omatepe, Nicaragua.
Qualifications and Certifications
• IV Micronutrient Therapy
• Pharmaceutical Prescription License
• Advanced Injection Techniches: Prolotherapy and PRP
• Ozone and Oxidative Therapies
• Neural Therapy
• IMS, and Acupuncture
• Trigger Point Injections