This initial step may take up to an hour, but we guarantee it will save much confusion and time in the long-run.
A comprehensive history is what separates successful outcomes from repeated errors. We strongly believe that knowledge is power, and the more we understand your individual needs, the better we will be able discern through your current health obstacles together.
The discovery appointment is when we establish a unique approach to the doctor-patient relationship, making this step favorite part of the functional medicine journey. We want to understand where your starting points are, a process under-appreciated in conventional medicine.
At this point we have reviewed your health history, and are now determining if you are a good fit for our clinic. We certainly don’t claim to have all the answers, and if we can’t help you we will find someone who is more appropriately equipped.
CHOOSE PERSONALIZED PROTOCOL
Regardless of the complexity of the case, we understand there are multiple paths to achieving the same goal. Some prefer slow and steady, while others are able to handle a more intensive approach.
Once you determine the best fit, we will build a personalized treatment plan around your individual needs and goals.
Our options for functional medicine protocols include INTENSIVE, GRADUAL, 1-WEEK STAY, and GROUP WELLNESS.
Much of what is understood about conventional medicine centers around disease testing. But if you don’t have a disease we really don’t have a good idea of how to run functional tests and quantify the function of a particular system.
Our approach to diagnostic testing involves using functional testing to quantify the function of a particular system, to establish a better view at the root cause of symptoms. The purpose of our in-office testing is to collect as much information as we can to help the patient before they develop disease.
STATERA | body status is designed to analyze impactful health metrics quickly and efficiently. These in-office assessments include: cellular health scan (via bio-impedance analysis), saliva pH, zinc tally test, as well as basic vitals.