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Student Health and Wellness- Orillia

COVID-19 Student Health and Wellness Services Update

Student Health and Wellness works with a suite of healthcare professionals to make sure that students' healthcare needs are met.

Naturopathic Doctor

Naturopathic services are covered for Lakehead Orillia students by Student Health and Wellness. While some of you may be familiar with Naturopathic medicine, the following is some information to better acquaint those that are still a little unsure about this unique medical system. 

Naturopathic Medicine is a primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It's philosophy is to stimulate the healing power of the body and treat the underlying cause of disease

Naturopathic Doctors can provide:

  • An individualized approach to health care, as every patient is unique

  • Time with patients, in order to better understand the issues at hand

  • A physical exam much like a medical doctor

  • Requests for, and review of lab tests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health concerns

Therapies that may be used as part of your treatment plan include:

  • Diet and Nutrition counselling

  • Nutritional Supplements

  • Botanical (herbal) Medicine

  • Acupuncture

To book an appointment:Email orluwell@lakeheadu.ca or phone 705-330-4008 x 2116 

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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners are nurses that have additional education and licensing to provide primary health care to individuals and families.  They can do complete physical examinations, order diagnostic tests like ultrasounds, X-rays or mammograms, order bloodwork to screen for illness or disease, diagnose illness and disease and prescribe medications necessary for you.

The Nurse Practitioners of the Huronia Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic have a virtual medical clinic, open to you, for your clinical needs.This clinic is open to Lakehead Students who do not have access or cannot book with their primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner).

The clinic operates 9-12 on Tuesday mornings. When booking, have your OHIP card and demographic information ready. 

Please call 705-835-7545 to book your appointment.

Huronia NP

Please contact Student Health and Wellness for alternative options or visit the Community Resources page for more information.

Chiropractor

Chiropractic care helps restore healthy function to your joints, muscles and ligaments so your body can perform at its optimal level  - and you can get back to your daily activities.

Our expert Chiropractors assess your symptoms, diagnose your condition and develop a treatment plan to accelerate your recovery, improve function and produce long-lasting results. Your treatment plan may include:

  • Hands-on adjustment and mobilization of the joints
  • Muscle release and stimulation techniques
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Recommendations for work or lifestyle changes to help prevent pain and injury from recurring

For more information about Chiropractic Care visit www.chiropractic.on.ca.

Visit our partner's website Back to Function or give them a call to book an appointment and make sure you mention that you are a Lakehead student. 

t: 705-326-9977

Back to Function

In Case of Emergency or If Student Health and Wellness is Closed

Please go to the nearest hospital emergency department if the matter is urgent. For other issues, please call Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 to speak to a registered nurse, or visit your nearest walk-in clinic.