The Functional Medicine Approach

“Functional Medicine is a personalized, systems-oriented model that empowers patients and practitioners to achieve the highest expression of health by working in collaboration to address the underlying causes of disease.” ~The Institute for Functional Medicine

So, what does that mean for you?

Functional Medicine is Personalized

Functional Medicine is a Biological Approach

What does this mean? Rather than working to categorize symptoms into a conventional organ system disease diagnosis, functional medicine examines the underlying core imbalances in seven areas each of which can contribute to imbalance anywhere in the body:

Wow! That is overwhelming to understand that our bodies/we are just that complex and amazing!

Functional Medicine is Empowering

You have all of the tools within you to feel better from the symptoms you have been facing. Once we uncover and understand the underlying causes for how you are feeling, we can move forward to address those causes strategically. Functional medicine testing often reveals remarkable information that can unlock the keys to previously difficult to understand or address health concerns. Having access to this knowledge is remarkably empowering.

Functional Medicine Allows you to have the Highest Expression of Health in Your Body

We all want to feel better, and yet modern life with all of its stressors can lead to massive imbalance in the body which can manifest as a myriad of symptoms which prevent and limit us from leading the life we really want to lead.
By exploring the underlying causes for your symptoms, there is the possibility to achieve radiant health and vitality,and the power prevent future illness and debilitation.

Functional Medicine is a Collaboration

This is all about you. The work we will do is a collaboration of effort between you and the care team that we put together for you. We will work together to find a program of care that fits your needs and lifestyle.

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