Dr. Patel has a special interest in pediatric medicine. As a father himself, he remains acutely aware of the conditions and ailments that frequently arise during the childhood years.
Dr. Patel treats a variety of symptoms in children including infants suffering from colic, constipation, ear infections, eczema, congestion, irritability, and insomnia, which are all common ailments for which parents seek treatment.
Many conditions can be prevented or at least minimized when proactive measurements are taken, many that do not require traditional prescriptions, however Dr. Patel believes in a wide breadth of modalities and will prescribe contemporary medication if
As a child develops, milestones are achieved in a general pattern and over a similar timeline across all children. It can be difficult to know when a child is in need of assistance to achieve a milestone and the peace of mind knowing your child is growing at the proper pace can be invaluable; both can be observed and reported to parents by Dr. Patel.
The Milepost Baby Program is designed to monitor growth patterns, assess developmental milestones and offer parents guidance and support in optimizing their child’s health.
It is designed to educate parents about breastfeeding techniques and concerns, vaccination guidelines, infant food introduction, and toddler nutrition. Issues such as colic, constipation, recurrent ear infections, eczema, congestion, irritability, and much more can be addressed.
Exams are recommended at the following ages:
This milepost care extends on to the adolescent years and offers older children the opportunity to become educated in nutrition, proper body function and navigating puberty through the assistance of a naturopathic method. We believe these are the foundations for a child’s ongoing health and well being for their entire life. To understand and be aware of the needs of their own body from an early age will give them the tools to wellness for a lifetime.
Call to schedule your child’s visit today regardless of age!