A Path To Comprehensive Care
Functional medicine employs peer-reviewed science to find the root causes underlying chronic health conditions. An integrative approach to healthcare focuses on the prevention, management and fundamental causes of complex disease. The ultimate goal is to identify a health trend BEFORE it manifests into a disease.
Functional Medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, dietary and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease.
Your Steps To Wellness
An integrative approach to healthcare focuses on the prevention, management and root causes of complex chronic disease.
Discovery CallPhone call with a practitioner to coordinate and review program
Functional DietitianReview your health history, discuss goals and start your targeted plan.
Advanced lab TestingComplete the functional lab test recommended by the dietitian.
Health CoachMeet monthly with your Health Coach to optimize lifestyle changes, set goals and celebrate progress.
Functional DietitianMeet monthly with your practitioner to review labs, personalize your health plan and discuss challenges
Addressing The Root Cause of Disease
Functional medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of disease, and views the body as one integrated system, rather than a collection of symptoms.
- Gut Health
- Hormone Support
- Adrenal & Stress
- Weight Loss
- Brain & Mood
Meet the Team
Our practitioners can help you make sustainable and impactful changes to your lifestyle that support your overall health goals and quality of life.
Histamines and Allergies in Relation to Coronavirus
There is new literature supporting the opinion that allergies and histamine release may contribute to the inflammation associated with the coronavirus infection. To explore this topic more extensively, Michael Swail sat down for a conversation with Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C, FAAEM. Barry is a Functional Medicine Practitioner and Fellow of the Academy of Environmental Medicine with a particular expertise in allergies and the histamine response.Watch more
29 Sep 2020
Do I Need A Health Coach?
I get this question a lot.
Patient: “I think I know what to do to be healthy, but it seems like no matter what I do, I don’t feel any better in the long-run. Why do I keep failing?”
My Response: “Unfortunately, you haven't been equipped with the right kind of support. While it certainly requires your commitment to a process, here’s what I do as a health coach that can help you live a healthier life…”
14 Sep 2020
Back To School: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Healthy
School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still a range of fear and confusion. As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every risk the world presents, there are several things we can do to support them through this transition.
8 Sep 2020
Reducing Your Risk For Severe Illness From COVID-19
As it turns out, your current health matters a lot when it comes to how your body responds to a viral infection like COVID-19. The CDC recently reported that only 6% of all COVID-19 related deaths were caused by the virus alone, with no presence of other disease or health concerns. In 94% of deaths there has been the presence of underlying conditions (1).