Welcome to Arizona Naturopathic Services where natural medicine is primary.

Dr. Nick Buratovich provides natural therapeutics in a General – Family Practice setting.

In addition to his family practice, Dr. Nick is a Professor at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Nick collaborated on a research project whose findings were published summer 2012 in the international journal: Topics in Integrative Health Care.

Dr. Nick shares his philosophy with NMSA (Naturopathic Medical Student Association) – SCNM chapter to raise awareness of the profession and practice of Naturopathy for Naturopathic Medicine Week 2016.

Browse Recent Articles:

Dr. Nick in TV spot for SCNM

Dr. Nick Buratovich appeared (briefly) in this promotional spot created for broadcast TV in early 2016. The original 30-second commercial is in the video shown below (which has been edited to reprise Dr. Nick’s two second cameo appearance at the … Continue reading →

Dr. Nick Featured in SCNM March 2016 Newsletter

The newsletter feature, titled, “A Foreign Official’s Grateful Remarks” goes on to say: Ms. Eva Maina, senior administrator for the Office of the First Lady of Kenya, recently visited the SCNM Medical Center and requested an acupuncture appointment with Dr. … Continue reading →

Earthing: Get Grounded Barefoot in the Grass

Dr. Nick wrote this “Natural Health” article for the Arizona Republic, published May 2015 One of the most common underlying causes of disease is inflammation, which contributes to conditions that cause pain and organ system dysfunction. Some of the most … Continue reading →

Pain Medicine & Articular Neurology

Dr. Buratovich authored the article, Articular Neurology, published in the Naturopathic Doctor News and Review, July 2014. In this excerpt from the article, Dr. Buratovich discusses pain: Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional response to tissue injury. It is the … Continue reading →

Importance of Good Nutrition

Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible– all of which can be achieved … Continue reading →

How to have a Healthy Spine

A healthy spine is an often overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. People who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. In fact, back pain costs are … Continue reading →

Bio Cranial Therapy

The BioCranial System has finally unlocked the connection between the head and our health. BioCranial research discovered that the spinal alignment follows the alignment of the cranial bones i.e. misalignment of the cranial bones causes misalignment of the spinal bones. … Continue reading →


Prolotherapy, also know as regenerative injection therapy, is an injection technique to repair ligament or tendon laxity which can cause unstable joints which can lead to acute and chronic pain as a result. The injection stimulates a reparative tissue reaction … Continue reading →


Acupuncture: the Oriental practice of inserting thin, sterile needles on the skin to increase circulation, stimulate the immune and nervous systems for therapeutic purposes. Different variations of acupuncture are practiced and taught throughout the world. Acupuncture has been the subject … Continue reading →