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Functional Medicine

What Is Functional Medicine?

When it comes to the health of you and your family, take a natural approach to help get better overall health and wellness. At Spine Pain Center in Irmo, SC, we're here to support you every step of the way. Our holistic health care team will work with you to create natural, holistic treatment plans that can help support your family's well-being. We'll take a look at what you need to know to decide whether functional medicine is the right fit for your healthcare needs.


Functional Medicine

Some approaches to medicine might only treat the symptoms of a problem. Functional medicine is different.

Functional medicine care providers work to treat the root cause of problems, rather than simply treating the symptoms without addressing the underlying cause of the disease. Some adults might be living with at least one chronic condition. Functional medicine doesn't just work to improve your immediate well-being--it also works to help support your future health.

What Conditions Can Functional Medicine Help Treat?

Functional medicine views the body as many biological systems working as one. This is different from the symptom-first approach that traditional medicine providers might use.

Functional medicine can treat many chronic health issues, including general fatigue, allergies, digestive problems (including IBS), and more.

Functional Medicine Treatment

A holistic doctor looks at your health as a whole, rather than seeing your conditions as a collection of symptoms. This approach to treatment may involve identification of triggers, symptom monitoring, consideration of allergens, as well as consideration of nutritional and microbiome issues.

Once we discover the underlying cause of your chronic condition using functional medicine techniques, we'll work with you to develop a treatment plan that can help support your well-being. A functional medicine treatment plan recommends lifestyle adjustments that can help you feel your best. Your treatment plan may include changing your nutrition, exercise, and sleep habits, as well as practicing stress reduction techniques.

Get Chiropractic Care from a Holistic Doctor for Fatigue, IBS, and Allergies

At Spine Pain Center, we're proud to serve the Irmo, SC, areas. Whether you're looking for care from a chiropractor, help with allergies, or a holistic doctor to go over natural treatments and supplements, we've got you covered. Reach out to us today to schedule your first appointment. A “chiropractor near me” on our team looks forward to getting to know you and your family. Call us at (803) 781-4092 for more information.