Heidi Rootes, ND
Heidi Rootes, ND
The IV Wellness Boutique
1060 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2X5 604-974-8999604-974-8999
Heidi Rootes, ND

Certifications: Acupuncture, Prolotherapy, Advanced Injection Therapies / IVs, Prescriptive Authority

Dr. Heidi Rootes completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University with a major in Human Anatomy and Physiology before returning home to Vancouver to complete a second degree at the University of British Columbia in Education.  After teaching science and math at the secondary level for four years Dr. Rootes returned to school and received her medical training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.

After 9 years of practice in downtown Vancouver, Dr Rootes has opened Vancouver's first Intravneous Vitamin Boutique in Yaletown.  This 3000 sq ft clinic is home to three Naturopathic Physicians, a Registered Acupuncturist, a Registered Massage Therapist and almost 2000 sq ft of  space where patients can receive IV treatment while relaxing in a lounge like atmosphere.

 Dr. Rootes practices with a strong belief in prevention and follows the naturopathic principles of doctor as teacher, treat the whole person and focus on the cause of the condition.  Following these beliefs Dr. Rootes is able to develop an individual treatment plan for each of her patients while educating them thus empowering people in their own healthcare. 

Her special interests include injection therapies (PRP/prolotherapy, Neural therapy, Neuralprolotherapy, and Intravneous Vitamin Therapy), Hormone imbalance and BioIdentical Hormones, Digestive disturbance, Anxiety, Sleep disturbance and treatment of pain and injury

 Treatment modalities and Special Training:

  • Prolotherapy/PRP (Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection certified)
  • Neural therapy (Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection certified)
  • Intravenous injection therapy (CNPBC board certified)
  • Acupuncture (CNPBC board certified)
  • Bowen Therapy (Bowen Academy of Australia certified)
  • Physical medicine
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Botanical medicine
  • Diet and lifestyle modifications
  • Macronutrient therapy
  • Classical and complex homeopathy

 Conditions treated and Special Interests:

  • Pain and injury related conditions
  • Digestive disturbance
  • Hormone imbalance (including adrenal, thyroid, gonadal)
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Insomnia
  • Allergies
  • Infertility

 Laboratory and In-Office Testing available:

  • Blood and salivary hormone panels
  • Comprehensive digestive analysis
  • Food sensitivity testing (blood spot)
  • Heavy metal toxicity
  • Allergy testing (IgE mediated skin prick test)
  • Adrenal stress index
  • Celiac test
  • Neurotransmitter testing
  • Standard Life Labs blood testing (CBC, ferritin, vitamin status, etc.)

Affiliated Organizations:

  • Boucher Institute of  Naturopathic Medicine, Alumni (Vancouver, BC www.binm.org)
  • Collegeof Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia, Member (Vancouver, BC, www.cnpbc.ba.ca)
  • British Columbia Naturopathic Association, Member (Vancouver, BC www.bcna.ca)
  • Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, Member (Vancouver, BC, www.cand.ca)
  • Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injection, Member (Portland, Oregon, www.injectiontx.org)
  • American Association of Orthopedic Medicine, Member (www.aaomed.org)
  • BowenAcademy of Australia, Member (www.bowtech.com)