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Functional Medicine

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A Holistic Approach

Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is a holistic and patient-centered approach to healthcare that focuses on identifying and addressing the root causes of illness and dysfunction. It views the body as an interconnected system and recognizes the importance of understanding how different components of an individual's biology, environment, and lifestyle contribute to their overall health.

Key Principles of Functional Medicine
  • Personalization: Functional medicine considers each individual as unique, recognizing that genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors contribute to health and disease in a personalized way.
  • Patient-Centered Care: The patient is actively involved in their healthcare journey. Functional medicine practitioners work collaboratively with patients to understand their health history, genetic makeup, and lifestyle choices.
  • Holistic Perspective: Functional medicine looks at the body as an integrated and interconnected system, rather than focusing on isolated symptoms or organs. It considers the complex relationships between various physiological functions.
  • Root Cause Analysis: Instead of simply treating symptoms, functional medicine seeks to identify and address the underlying causes of health issues. This often involves investigating factors such as nutrition, genetics, stress, environmental exposures, and lifestyle choices.
  • Prevention and Wellness: Functional medicine emphasizes the importance of preventive measures and lifestyle interventions to promote optimal health and wellness, aiming to address health issues before they become chronic.
  • Integrative Approaches: Functional medicine integrates both conventional and alternative medicine approaches, utilizing a range of therapeutic interventions such as nutrition, supplements, lifestyle modifications, and, when necessary, pharmaceuticals.
Functional Medicine

Schedule An Appointment

We host functional medicine consultations both in-person and virtually through Microsoft Teams. We have two intake forms that we would like you to complete prior to your appointment. This helps us understand your situation better. You'll want to fill out the intake forms and return them at least 24 hours in advance. Schedule you functional medicine consultation below!