Functional Medicine's goals are to find the root cause of ailments or potential ailments and address them with both active and preventative measures.
This is medicine for the 21st century, where the doctor and patient engage in a mutually supportive responsibility of Wellness.
We prefer not to wait until a disease can be named, then treat. We instead try and keep you as healthy as possible by addressing Life Style changes.
If, on the other hand, you develop a medical moniker, then going back to the root cause is our goal; not just applying band-aides to the symptoms.
Is the whole person approach to healing. Bringing together both the modern and holistic schools of healing, to encourage the body to maintain a healthy and long lasting balance.
Is the approach to healing by medical and healthcare professionals that leverage the use of drugs, radiation, and surgery. This approach often treats the symptoms of diseases.
Is a unique hands on approach to healing, where diagnosis and treatment is done through osteopathic therapy. This healing method emphasizes helping a person achieve wellness through prevention.
Is the branch of modern medicine that deals specifically with women and girls reproductive systems. This extends from endocrine disorders, contraception, to hormone replacement and coaching of healthy life styles and habits.
Is the branch of medicine that deals with Optimal Aging, Successful Aging, and Geriatric Health. This division of medicine teaches people how to maintain their body and mind through the proper balance of physical, functional, cognitive, emotion, social, and spiritual health.
Is a method in medicine that tests the chromosomes and genes of an individual. These tests confirm or rule out suspected genetic condition, help determine a person's chance of developing or passing on a genetic disorder and direct therapeutic measures and therapies to alter the expression of health.
Is a modality in Functional Medicine, that uses FDA approved, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) approved, evidence-based and health proven, herbs, vitamins, minerals, oils, medical foods, cleanses, compounded medications or any other non-modern medicine "drugs or surgeries".
--- Most of the below products exist as a "pharmaceutical manufactured" neutraceutical, thus they cannot be obtained via health food stores. You need a medical licensed practitioner to prescribe and monitor you while you take them, because they are just that more effective....they have been made that way and they are used that way.
Example Product Brands that we use:
Example Ailments Treated: