Forest Medicine

Family Medicine located in Denver, CO

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Forest Medicine services offered in Denver, CO

Increasing evidence points to forest medicine as a wellness strategy with remarkable health benefits. Dr. Donch at Greenwood Village Family Medicine in Denver, Colorado, often uses forest medicine to help patients improve their sleep, stress, immunity, and mood. To schedule a forest medicine consultation, call the office or book your appointment online today.

Forest Medicine Q&A

What is forest medicine?

Forest medicine is an unconventional medical practice that involves increasing your time in nature to become more in tune with your health and wellness.

Various aspects of nature can be highly beneficial for your health and state of mind, but it’s easy to forget to spend time outdoors, especially if you live a busy lifestyle within the city. 

Greenwood Village Family Medicine helps you explore the many wellness benefits of spending time in nature and can advise you on how to optimize this experience.


What are the benefits of forest medicine?

A few health and wellness benefits you can get from forest medicine are:

  • A more positive mood
  • Improved immunity
  • More satisfying sleep
  • Lower stress hormones
  • Lower blood pressure

Ongoing research into forest medicine shows these benefits and a range of possible others. Forest medicine may even help you eliminate or reduce medications you rely on to feel better. 

Greenwood Village Family Medicine follows up on your care plan with you during regular appointments, which you can attend in person or remotely.