Tandem Clinic’s secret is making its patients part of the team

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      “The name Tandem comes from the word team,” explains Dr. Lynn Klassen, naturopathic doctor and owner of Tandem Clinic in Vancouver.

      In this year’s Best of Vancouver awards, voted on by readers of the Straight, the clinic received the title of “Best Naturopathic Clinic”.

      “We wouldn’t be here without an awesome team,” says Dr. Klassen, ND. “At Tandem, that team includes both practitioners and patients, and I’m humbled to work alongside both groups.”

      Tandem Clinic’s practitioners treat a diverse group of patients including those with skin concerns, Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and other general concerns such as digestive concerns, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.

      Tandem Clinic takes a holistic approach, offering multiple services that can be combined into a treatment plan including naturopathic medicine, IV Therapy, acupuncture, massage therapy, therapeutic counselling, and more.

      Dr. Lynn Klassen, ND
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      Naturopathic skincare

      “A lot of people don’t know that their skin health is a reflection of what’s going on inside—stress, gut health, hormones—they can all contribute,” says Dr. Klassen, ND.  The team at Tandem Clinic is experienced in treating acne, rosacea, dermatitis, scarring, psoriasis, eczema, chronic dry skin, and other skin concerns.

      Tandem’s practitioners can provide patients with symptomatic relief through the use of products like Alumier MD medical grade skincare and treatments like neuromodulator and microneedling.

      Lyme and chronic disease treatment

      The team at Tandem Clinic offers a framework for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and other chronic complex diseases including Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Viral Illnesses, and Environmental Illness.

      “Healthcare shouldn’t be DIY so we’ve created an environment where you’re heard, trusted, and understood,” says Dr. Klassen, ND.

      Tandem Clinic’s begins with a discovery phase so that your naturopathic doctor can tailor treatment to your unique needs. After this, the team uses a four pillar system of testing and treatment to ensure that your body is prepared to fight infection and maintain recovery.

      Tandem Clinic

      IV therapy

      “IV therapy can play a big role in the treatment plans for our patients,” explains Dr. Klassen, ND. “That’s why we built a dedicated IV suite into our space.”

      delivers high doses of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants for specific therapeutic reasons. All patients are assessed and treated by experienced naturopathic doctors before undergoing treatment.

      Tandem Clinic is located near Olympic Village but also sees patients from anywhere in B.C. virtually. To book a virtual or in-person appointment, .

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