WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

Functional medicine addresses the root causes of a disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. Shifting from the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms.

What services are provided by Functional Medicine?

Depending on your needs, it can consist of physicians; health coaches; nutritionists; dietitians and medical assistants; collaborates and reviews the patient’s history, genetics and environmental and life-style factors that influence long-term health and complex chronic diseases. This process may shift a person’s health from illness to well being.

Why choose Functional Practitioners?

Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.

Source: https://www.functionalmedicine.org/What_is_Functional_Medicine/AboutFM/

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