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Michael Cronin, ND, AANP President

Dr. Michael Cronin, ND Dr. Michael J. Cronin is a graduate of National College of Naturopathic Medicine class of 1980. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine integrated with Family Practice. Dr. Cronin is the founder of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and its president from 1992 to 1997. Dr. Cronin is a founding board member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Naturopathic Academy of Therapeutic Injections. He is a diplomat of the American Association of Pain Management. From 1997 to 2000 Dr. Cronin worked as the Director of Integrative Medicine for American WholeHealth. In 3 years clinics were established in Chicago, Boston, Bethesda MD and Denver. Dr. Cronin was also the Senior Medical Director for American WholeHealth Networks, an insurance company providing coverage for chiropractic, naturopathic, acupuncture, massage and other alternative healthcare providers.

Dr. Michael Cronin has been practicing Naturopathic medicine in Arizona since 1982. His practice in Scottsdale, Arizona included family practice and environmental medicine but emphasizes physical medicine. Dr. Cronin treats chronic pain with injection therapy, manipulation and spinal decompression integrated into a naturopathic treatment program.

Dr. Cronin works with his patients by listening intently to their health story as they have an intrinsic sense about their health that is essential to designing a therapy program that addresses the cause of their problem in the most direct manner. Dr. Cronin has a hands-on approach that includes soft tissue work, spinal manipulation, and injection therapy to align and stabilize the physical structure of the body. Dr. Cronin integrates visualizations and health affirmations into the patient’s healing plan to enhance their mental, emotional and physical health.

Dr. Cronin is co-author of “Herbal Solutions for Healthy Living,” Herbal Research Publications, Brevard, NC 2001, and a contributor to the textbook, “Naturopathic Physical Medicine," 2008 Elsevier.