DR BRANDON SPLETZER
Dr. Brandon Spletzer is a licensed Naturopathic Physician in British Columbia. He completed his Bachelors’s Degree in Kinesiology and he went on to become a Naturopathic Physician after the four-year program at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Spletzer has a very special focus on the prevention and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI) as well as digestive complaints such as Small Bacterial Intestinal Overgrowth (SIBO). Through extensive research, Dr. Spletzer has found many therapeutic targets in order to promote healing and prevent damage in the brain following an mTBI. He found through experience that SIBO (and IBS) was a common symptom following mTBI and traced the scientific relationship between the two. By treating and improving digestion, he found that mTBI patients were seeing a reduction in symptoms and they were recovering faster. Since then, he has been using this holistic approach and the gut-brain connection to help all of his patients. In 2016, Dr. Spletzer and three other Naturopathic Physicians co-founded SIBODoctors.ca in order to help patients find qualified Naturopathic Physicians that can test, diagnose, and effectively treat SIBO.
Dr. Spletzer spent much of his free time in high school playing on various sports teams, such as football, basketball, and soccer. In his senior year, they won the provincial football championship for the AAA boys program. Since then, he has coached and continues to play whenever possible. His love for sports, including the competition and the inherent injuries that come with it, has given him an appreciation for optimal health and injury prevention.
Dr. Spletzer believes medicine is a regenerative art form, something the body is capable of doing with a subtle push from both, doctor and patient. This type of medicine requires trust between doctor and patient, and both need to work together to optimize health and reach the patient’s ultimate goal. Using evidence-based medicine, it is Dr. Spletzer’s passion to provide the best environment for healing.
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