Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both client and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is a personalized, systems-oriented model that achieve the highest expression of health by working in collaboration to address the underlying causes of disease. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more client -centered approach. 

Conventional Vs Functional Chart 

 Functional Medicine Approach

Functional medicine restores balance by strengthening the fundamental physiological processes of the body and adjusting the environmental inputs that nurture or impair them. This takes the form of therapies that focus on restoring health and function rather than simply managing signs and symptoms, which has been the traditional mode of medicine for centuries. 

Utilization of tool kits to support the administration   The toolkit is a highly valued resource that is designed to assist practitioners in helping patients achieve their health goals.

Functional Medicine at Integrative Wellness Solutions

At Integrative Wellness Solutions we utilize the Functional Medicine Model to address the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. As practitioners, we spend time our clients, 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 (imbalance | dysfunction). In this way, Functional Medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual. We match our clients up with the appropriate customized therapies, health plans and resources to restore and maximize optimal health and wellbeing.