CHD Welcomes Dr. Adam Friedman, MS, CSCS, CMT, ND
- Licensed Naturopathic Physician (VT 099.0075873)
- Exercise Physiologist
- Neuro-Cranial Restructuring Practitioner (NCR)
- Massage Therapist
- Short-Term, Goal-Oriented Counselor
Dr. Adam Friedman has been offering his experience in the Health and Wellness field for over twenty years.
A graduate of Bastyr University’s Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine program, Dr. Adam has been educated in the most rigorous and effective ‘evidence-based’ alternative medicine program in the world. He is trained as a primary care physician in North America.
Dr. Adam is most interested in helping those that have the desire to make positive changes in their life but don’t know where to begin or have tried and failed in the past.
What sets Dr. Adam apart is his extensive knowledge of numerous complementary techniques and modalities. He has multiple university degrees including:
Doctorate Degree in Naturopathic Medicine
Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology
Dual Bachelors Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy and Psychology
As a Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Adam utilizes the latest technologies (Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging) to gain a greater depth of analysis of the patient’s needs, while maintaining the Naturopathic Principles based on thousands of years of medical practice:
‘Primum NonNocere’ – First, Do No Harm
‘Vis Medicatrix Naturae’ – The Healing Power of Nature
‘Tolle Causam’ – Find the Root Cause of Illness
‘Tolle Totem’ – Treat the Whole Person
‘Docere’ – Doctor as Teacher
Dr. Adam is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA.
He has trained special populations as diverse as:
- Professional/Collegiate/High School Athletes
- Acute/Chronic Pain Patients/As well as many others
Dr. Adam, is a Certified Massage Therapist from The Crestone Healing Arts Center in Crestone, CO and uses a variety of body work techniques including:
- Muscle Energy Technique (MES)
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
- Active Release Technique (ART)
- Sports Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Swedish Massage
- Thai Massage
- Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do, etc.
Dr. Adam also uses Short-Term, Goal Oriented Counseling for a variety of issues including:
- Lifestyle Issues / Fat Loss
- Change of Life Issues
- Couples Counseling
- Organizational Issues
Dr. Adam is also a Certified Neuro-Cranial Restructuring Practitioner; a powerful modality for multiple physical and emotional ailments including:
- Headaches of multiple origins (Migraine, Cluster, Tension, etc.)
- Chronic Sinusitis
- Sleep Apnea / Snoring
- Chronic Neck and Back Pain
- Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)
- Deviated Septum
- Perceived Emotional Stagnation
Dr. Adam specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Structural alignment/stability, posture, and movement are at the core of his philosophy of optimal wellness. Spinal adjustments (Chiropractic technique), Hydrotherapy and Gait Assessment are incorporated to facilitate Functional Movement.
“Every patient seen by the doctor undergoes a thoroughly unique physical examination to uncover the root cause of pain, loss of function and/or decreased mobility.”