Functional Medicine seeks to identify and address the root cause of disease in a holistic manner. The body is viewed as one integrated system whereas conventional medicine views the body as independent systems utilizing
medical specialties for each organ/system affected.
We want to provide you with the best possible functional medicine care. Jennifer has earned certification from the highly respected Institute of Functional Medicine. This means she completed all of their education requirements, submitted a case study and passed a rigorous certification exam. You can read more about the IFM's Certification program here.
For example if you come in with fatigue and brain fog, we are going to look at all the possible causes of brain fog and fatigue that include thyroid imbalance, adrenal fatigue, autoimmune disease, GI imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, toxicity, excess stress.
Functional Medicine focuses on how one’s genetics are influencing their health. We understand that no two people are alike and therefore our treatment plans are individualized to each person base on their genetics, history, symptoms, and test results.
Functional Medicine of Bend, provides high quality, holistic healthcare with the most up-to-date, comprehensive, cutting-edge medicine.
Our practitioners spend time with our patients, 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. In this way, Functional Medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.
Functional Medicine of Bend incorporates excellent diagnostic tools and testing to help us identify the root causes of illness and symptoms. Unlike disease-centered care, we practice a holistic, systems-oriented approach, engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.