Michael Smith, Naturopathic Physician

Michael Smith

Naturopathic Physician

23501 W Clark St Plainfield IL, 60586

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Dr. Smith is passionate about health for the whole family. He holds a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University, where he was trained as a primary care physician (PCP). He has an interest in environmental medicine, mind body medicine, biofeedback, nutrition, herbal medicine, & stress management techniques. Dr. Smith is also board certified in biofeedback and has additional training in environmental medicine & pediatric populations. He utilizes a Behavioral Medicine approach to help patients succeed in making lasting changes in their foundations of health, including sleep, nutrition, exercise, hydration, & stress management; recognizing that both physical & mental well-being are essential for optimal health. Dr. Smith received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology with Minors in both Biology & Chemistry from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Smith was on scholarship there for wrestling. After competing at the Division I level for 4 years, he has had a passion for training & coaching athletes. Dr. Smith has clinical interest in sports medicine & sports psychology, where he utilizes nutrition, nutraceuticals, mind body medicine, & biofeedback approaches to help athletes gain a competitive edge. Performance biofeedback in athletes has been well studied & is growing in popularity to help athletes compete at their highest level.

Education and Training

Bastyr University Naturopathic Doctor 2018

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Michael Smith's Expert Contributions
  • Biofeedback Therapy and Mind-Body Medicine

    Mind-body medicine focuses on the interactions between the mind and body, and the ways in which mental, social, emotional, and behavioral factors can have a direct impact on health. Mind-body medicine uses biofeedback, visual imagery, guided relaxation, breath work, meditation, and other tools to...

Areas of expertise and specialization

naturopathic medicine biofeedbackMindBody MedicineEnvironmental MedicineDetoxification Therapy

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Vital Origin's Inc.

Michael Smith's Practice location

23501 W Clark St -
Plainfield , IL 60586
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Get to know Naturopathic Physician Dr. Michael Smith, who serves the Greater Plainfield, Joliet, Shorewood, & Naperville, Illinois area at his house call private practice, Aceso Natural Medicine. Speciality: Environmental Medicine, Mind Body Medicine, Biofeedback, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, and Stress Management Techniques College: Northern Illinois University Medical School: Bastyr University Affiliated: Vital Origins Inc. & Plainfield Chiropractic Clinic Education: Dr. Smith received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology with Minors in both Biology & Chemistry from Northern Illinois University. After his undergraduate degree he attended Bastyr University where he graduated with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine degree. Experience: Dr. Smith is also board certified in biofeedback and has additional training in environmental medicine & pediatric populations. He utilizes a Behavioral Medicine approach to help patients succeed in making lasting changes in their foundations of health, including sleep, nutrition, exercise, hydration, & stress management; recognizing that both physical & mental well-being are essential for optimal health. Current Position: Dr . Smith practices at his private practice Aceso Natural Medicine, and also operates a non-profit organization, Vitals Origins Inc, that provides naturopathic medicine to underserved populations. Dr. Smith has office hours at Plainfield Chiropractic Clinic on Tuesday & Thursday. Naturopathic Medicine: Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through the use of therapeutic methods and substances that encourage individuals’ inherent self-healing process. The practice of naturopathic medicine includes modern and traditional, scientific, and empirical methods. Personal: Dr. Smith has a passion for training & coaching athletes, as he was a Division I College wrestler for four years. Dr. Smith has clinical interest in sports medicine & sports psychology, where he utilizes nutrition, nutraceuticals, mind body medicine, & biofeedback approaches to help athletes gain a competitive edge. Performance biofeedback in athletes has been well studied & is growing in popularity to help athletes compete at their highest level.

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