Dr. Erik Nelson, N.D.
He has concurrently been serving as the Team Naturopathic Doctor for the Kingswood High School Athletics Department. While attending medical school Dr. Nelson was a core member of the research department at SCNM's Center for Integrative Naturopathic Research, and an external collaborator at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute in the Department of Infectious Disease. He has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles about Sports Medicine, Virology, Botanical Medicine, Dermatology, Infectious Disease and Lyme disease.
Dr. Nelson utilizes the full scope of naturopathic medicine in clinical practice with an emphasis on Naturopathic Sports Medicine, Regenerative Injection Therapies, Trigger Point Injections, Nutrition and Diet Counseling, Nutritional Ergogenic Aids, Kinesiotaping, Botanical Medicine, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Lyme/Tick-borne Infections. Dr. Nelson enjoys coaching the KRHS Varsity Boys' soccer team in his “spare time.
Some of Erik's specialties (Favorite things to treat) includes
Sports medicine and nutrition
Adolescent and young adult medicine
Musculoskeletal and orthopedic healing support
Bio-identical hormone replacement including testosterone, estrogen and progesterone
Mental health (ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar)
Sleep medicine and insomnia.
and, of course, so much more.
Please join us in welcoming him!
Some Examples of Dr. Nelson's writing...
A Lack of Bioactive Predictability for Marker Compounds Commonly Used for Herbal Medicine Standardization
Quality Control of Botanical Tinctures: Endogenous Bacterial Flora Present in Botanical Extractions
Treatment of Athlete's Plantar Warts Using a Botanical Blend: A Case Report
Resistance Development to Botanical Antimicrobials. Resolution of Recurrent Oro-facial Herpes Simplex Using a Topical Botanical Gel: A Case Report