Functional Medicine is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on the interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems. It deals with understanding how and why illnesses occur and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual.
Our Functional Medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness. By having a thorough understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors, personalized treatment plans may be formed that lead to improved patient outcomes.
As the graphic illustrates, a diagnosis can be the result of more than one cause. For example, depression can be caused by many different factors, including inflammation. Likewise, a cause such as inflammation may lead to a number of different diagnoses, including depression. The precise manifestation of each cause depends on the individual’s genes, environment, and lifestyle, and only treatments that address the right cause will have lasting benefit beyond symptom suppression.”
Contact us for more information regarding functional medicine, or schedule your appointment today at 800-818-8680. We are currently accepting new patients. Most health services are covered by medical insurance. Speak with your insurer to find out if you’re covered.