FAQs about Integrated Functional Medicine at Axis Medical Center
1. What is integrated functional medicine?
Integrated functional medicine is a personalized, systems biology-based approach that allows us to identify and address the root cause of a disease, rather than simply treating the symptoms. By understanding the unique genetic makeup of each patient, we can develop a personalized treatment plan that promotes optimal health and wellness.
2. How does integrated functional medicine differ from traditional medicine?
Unlike traditional medicine, which often focuses on managing symptoms, integrated functional medicine is dedicated to finding and addressing the root cause of illnesses. This approach allows us to provide long-term solutions and preventative care rather than simply treating symptoms as they arise.
3. What kinds of conditions can integrated functional medicine treat?
Integrated functional medicine can treat a wide range of conditions, including chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and autoimmune disorders. By identifying and addressing the root cause of these illnesses, functional medicine can help reverse these conditions and restore health.
4. How does Axis Medical Center use integrated functional medicine?
At Axis Medical Center, we use integrated functional medicine to provide a personalized patient experience. We consider each patient’s unique genetic makeup, lifestyle, and environmental factors to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses the root cause of illness and promotes optimal health.
5. What is the patient experience like at Axis Medical Center?
Our patients are at the center of everything we do. From your first appointment, we will work to understand your health history, lifestyle, and goals. We use this information to create a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your unique needs.
6. What are the benefits of integrated functional medicine?
Integrated functional medicine can provide long-term solutions to chronic illnesses, prevent future diseases, and promote overall wellness. By addressing the root cause of disease rather than just treating symptoms, functional medicine can restore health and improve quality of life. Best of all, we work to minimize the amount of medications and other invasive interventions needed to achieve this goal.
7. Do I need a referral to see the providers at Axis Medical Center?
No, you do not need a referral to see a functional medicine practitioner at Axis Medical Center. We welcome all patients who are interested in a more holistic, personalized approach to health and wellness.
8. Does Axis Medical Center accept my medical insurance?
Yes, we accept most major insurances at Axis Medical Center. Insurance coverage for integrated functional medicine can vary depending on your provider and plan. Our dedicated staff is happy to help you understand your coverage and answer any questions you may have about billing. We also offer a variety of payment options for patients who are underinsured or without insurance
9. Will functional medicine help me if I’m already healthy?
Absolutely. Functional medicine is not only about treating existing diseases but also about prevention and maintaining good health. By understanding your unique genetic makeup and lifestyle, we can provide personalized advice to help you continue to stay healthy.
10. How can I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by calling our office or by using our online booking system. We look forward to helping you on your journey to optimal health.