How Does Functional Medicine Work?
Functional medicine utilises a range of techniques, including:
Each of these techniques are used to balance the functional reserves of the body and to support the natural healing force of nature.
Which Tests Are Available?
Functional pathology tests are used by naturopathic practitioners to instigate functional, biochemical, nutritional, metabolic and hormonal status. The results of these tests provide essential information that is used to assist the practitioner in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients seeking a holistic approach to health.
The tests are designed so patients can collect specimens in the privacy of their own home, with the common ones we provide including:
What To Expect During a Consultation
During the naturopathic consultation and treatment process, clients learn about their specific constitutional patterns of health and disease, the specific triggers and the typical patterns of stress that have resulted in imbalance within their system. With new perceptions and self-awareness, clients are then empowered to respond with healthy and alternative choices, with many adapting to lifes stressful circumstances in sustainable ways in order to achieve and maintain long-term health and wellbeing.