TREAT THE CAUSE
NOT THE SYMPTOMS
Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-biology approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. Functional medicine addresses the whole person, their story and experiences and not just an isolated set of symptoms.
Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, diet, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. At the core of the practice of functional medicine, is the understanding that each patient is unique and requires a personalized approach to reach their peak expression of health and vitality.
PRINCIPLES OF FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE
An understanding of the biochemical individuality of each human being, based on the concepts of genetic and environmental uniqueness.
Search for a dynamic balance among the internal and external body, mind, and spirit.
Awareness of the evidence that supports a patient-centered rather than a disease-centered approach to treatment.
Identification of health as a positive vitality not merely the absence of disease emphasizing those factors that encourage the enhancement of a vigorous physiology.
Familiarity with the web-like interconnections of internal
Promotion of organ reserve as the means to enhance the health span, not just the life span, of each patient.
JOINT & MUSCLE PAIN
Functional Medicine helps with asthma, COPD, shortness of breath and other breathing problems.
Oftentimes, fatigue is related to autoimmune conditions, and can lead to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. Our treatments offer great alternatives to these conditions.
Functional medicine is a great treatment for muscles, tendons, & joint problems. These conditions are often related to autoimmune conditions. It is the miracle of functional medicine that they
help with these conditions as well.
All forms of arthritis involves inflammation. There are many ways to deal with inflammation through lifestyle, nutrition, growth factors and factors that affect regeneration of your joints.
Functional medicine addresses fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. We can help you get to the underlying cause.
Many long-term skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema are autoimmune diseases. Functional medicine and growth factor lotions will help to restore your health.
Anyone who has problems with digestion from simple gas to having ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease needs functional medicine nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Functional medicine can help with Multiple Sclerosis (MS),
Parkinsons, and Alzheimers.