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What is functional medicine?
Functional medicine is a holistic approach to health and disease. Instead of treating symptoms, functional medicine practitioners find and treat the root cause of your health problem, fixing the problem entirely.
FIX Medical Group is a multispecialty practice that includes health providers from many areas of medicine. Unlike other group medical practices, the FIX Medical Group doctors behave like coaches rather than doctors.
Instead of prescribing medications to treat your disease, they provide the tools and support you need to take care of your health.
What does functional medicine treat?
Functional medicine treats all kinds of acute and chronic health problems. The FIX Medical Group team uses functional medicine to help patients struggling with:
- Weight management
- Heart problems
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Mental health problems
- Digestive problems
- Chronic pain
If you’re looking for a more proactive and holistic approach to managing your health, the FIX Medical Group team can help.
What happens during a functional medicine evaluation?
Your functional medicine evaluation at FIX Medical Group is a thorough exam that helps the team fully understand your health concerns and goals. It’s an opportunity for them to assess your general health.
Your provider asks detailed questions about your daily routine, including what you eat, your usual exercise habits, your work and home life, and your stressors. They complete a physical exam and run advanced diagnostic lab tests to determine the root cause of your health condition.
Testing checks for nutrient deficiencies, allergies, food sensitivities, and hormonal imbalances. They also run lab tests to assess your general health and screen for diseases.
What are functional medicine treatments?
The FIX Medical Group team customizes your functional medicine treatment plan based on the information gathered during your initial assessment and lab results.
Your plan can include:
- Personalized meal plan
- Nutrition supplements
- Exercise program
- Sleep hygiene (developing sleep habits that improve sleep quality)
- Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)
- Ongoing coaching and support
The team meets with you regularly while implementing your functional medicine plan, helping you create the changes that lead to better health and wellness. They recheck your labs to confirm your plan is working and make changes when needed.
Functional medicine puts you in control of your health. Call FIX Medical Group today or schedule your functional medicine consultation online.