When Should I See a Functional Medicine Provider in Memphis?

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I hear this question often at our chiropractic office in Memphis. The shortest answer is "when you are ready." If that answer is not enough for you, allow me to elaborate. The wonderful thing about Functional Medicine (FM) is that it gives the patient more power to create lasting changes under clinical supervision. An FM provider will take a detailed history to begin to understand the root cause of each patient's individual health challenge. An integral part of this history is also analyzing any past diagnostic tests and then making a recommendation for any new labs that may be important to creating the initial plan of care. At this point, the provider can make a PERSONALIZED recommendation after considering the history and lab analysis.

This is where the initial statement of "when you are ready" comes in. Given that FM considers the ENTIRE person, many of the recommended measures include lifestyle changes. These changes typically include integrating supplements, changing diets, sleeping patterns, activity levels, and more. We find that if the patient has been used to the passive form of "healthcare," i.e., health comes from a pill and nothing else, these changes can be overwhelming. Many FM providers do also provide some level of coaching and accountability that makes this a little easier for most, but the daily execution of the plan becomes the responsibility of the patient. This responsibility, I believe, is empowering for many who have been seeking answers for so long because they can regain control of what is happening to their bodies and not just rely on medications alone.

So the question is, are you ready for that control? Can you handle knowing that you are instrumental to your healing process? If your answer is yes and you are in the Memphis area, please give us a call! If you are not able to see us here, please visit: https://www.ifm.org/ to find a provider near you!

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Memphis, TN 38112