Dr. Alison Danby, ND.
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Danby is grounded in the belief that the key to effective health is to improve and restore the balance between the body’s structural, psychological and biochemical systems while allowing its innate healing ability to excel. She understands the importance of incorporating your lifestyle into the practice of medicine, treating the individual and the root cause of the dis-ease, not just the symptoms. Alison offers a rare blend of clinical skills as well as academic and operational strengths that make her as much an excellent health educator as an accomplished Naturopathic Doctor in Waterloo, ON.
Dr. Danby uses a wide variety of naturopathic modalities with a passion for botanical (herbal) medicine, nutritional education and lifestyle management. She is skilled in acupuncture from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective as well as a sports medicine approach for musculoskeletal injury. She views health care as an equal partnership, working as a team with each individual to achieve their optimal potential.
Having graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto after completing her BSc Honours with a major in Human Kinetics and Sports Injury Management at the University of Guelph. Further studies led Alison to obtain her B.Ed in secondary mathematics and health education at the University of Exeter, UK, as well as complete specialized training in Applied Functional Medicine at the Institute of Functional Medicine. Alison is a strong accomplished speaker in the both the professional and public setting and has frequently lectured on various health topics. Community involvement is an extremely important aspect of Alison’s life.
In her spare time Alison strives to maintain balance by enjoying the outdoors whether it’s hiking with her chocolate lab, reading or just spending time with her family and friends.