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Osteopath Naturopath

Frequently asked questions

Is Dileep Korah an Osteopath or a Naturopath?

He is trained as both an Osteopath and a Naturopath, and the two approaches complement each other. Please note: he is not a medical doctor, thus you will not receive a medical diagnosis or medical treatment.

What should I bring to the session?

First appointment: email or bring your completed intake form. Bring only what you need: a mask, shorts/sports bra, or modest underwear so that I can better assess your spinal column. Naturopath appointments: ALSO bring your current prescriptions, supplements, and a copy of your most recent blood tests from your doctor (if available).

Do I need a referral?

No you do not need a referral for an osteopath or naturopath appointment at Aylmer Ostéo ND.

What about payment and insurance?

Aylmer Ostéo ND accepts Interac and email money transfers (or cash/cheques). Receipts will be provided for you to submit to your insurance company. Direct billing is available for: Medavie Blue Cross, RCMP, and VAC. Dileep Korah is a professional member of: Osteopath – Socato, and RITMA Osteopaths Association Naturopath – Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) Quebec Association of Naturopathic Medicine (QANM) Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians (VANP) Thus if you have osteopath and naturopath coverage, you can maximize your benefits by booking both types of appointments.

What is the difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity?

A food allergy is an immediate reaction to a food that can cause an anaphylactic reaction such as swelling or constricted airways. A food sensitivity is a delayed reaction that could contribute to poor digestion, headaches, fatigue etc. Food sensitivity testing is available.

How can I stay informed about health and wellness in Aylmer?

Follow our Facebook page for the latest osteopath and naturopath health information in Aylmer / Gatineau.

What are your safety measures re: COVID-19?

  1. Each patient needs to bring his/her own mask. The practitioner will wear a mask during the session.
  2. Handwashing/disinfectant gel for patient and practitioner before/after the appointment.
  3. There will be less appointments per day as surfaces will be cleaned/disinfected between each patient.
  4. One person per visit, or 1 parent accompanying a child.
  5. Obviously new linen for each patient.
  6. For people over 70 years old, it is suggested to book the first appointment of the day.
  7. Required rescheduling of appointments if you (or someone you have been in contact with) have: fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing, or if waiting for Covid test results.
  8. Payment is preferred by Interac or e-transfer. The receipt will be emailed.