Our Approach to Health and Wellness
At Restorative Wellness Center, we care for our patients using functional medicine. Our methodology is simple but life-changing: Treat the underlying cause of a condition, not just the symptoms.
Your environment, habits, diet, and other factors can play a part in sickness or a chronic condition. In fact, 80 to 90 percent of illness is preventable by correcting lifestyle factors – which means, lifestyle factors are an essential part of reversing any condition.
Through customized lifestyle education, coaching, and mentoring, our team develops a successful wellness program uniquely suited to your needs. We uncover the deep-rooted causes of your health complaints to address your problem at its source, reverse disease, and improve your body’s function.
Functional medicine also travels a proactive path to wellness. Even if you are already healthy, aging, concerns about inherited disease, stress, and other conditions can increase your concerns about your well-being. Educating and empowering yourself to take the right actions now can prevent afflictions from finding you. And working to keep your body well from the inside out minimizes your need to rely on doctors for prescriptions.
Reversing Illness Through Education
There is a health crisis in America. There is too much sickness and disease, a frightening dependence on medication, and debilitating side effects of medications. At Restorative Wellness Center, we are doing our part to fracture this epidemic.
Education is the first step to achieving lifelong wellness. We are not trying to fix you temporarily, we want to help you for life. Temporarily erasing symptoms is a salve, not a cure. If your health problems are not addressed at their core, they will return again and again.
Our wellness programs equip each of our patients with the confidence and knowledge to make mature and smart decisions about their health. Knowing the facts about how your body reacts to certain foods, triggers, or environmental factors is key.
Understanding your risks for developing certain diseases will inform the choices you make about your lifestyle. You don’t have to be on blood pressure or cholesterol medication for the rest of your life. You don’t have to succumb to the same illnesses as your parents or grandparents. You don’t have to take medicine to live with a disease.
We help reverse afflictions and guide our patients on the path to a lifetime of good health.
Surpassing the Traditional Healthcare System
Traditional medicine has its place, but every person is worthy of far more than 10-minute office visits and prescription medications typical of United States healthcare. The patients who come to us seek natural, non-invasive options to help them manage their conditions. What our patients may be surprised to discover is that our practitioners pursue health-rehabilitation methods to rid them of disease entirely.
At Restorative Wellness Center, we are taking off the band-aid. Our patients are seeking better health, and they deserve to have it. When you have lived with a health condition for a long time, feel like you have exhausted all methods of care, or know there must be more that can be done to help you feel better, functional medicine is waiting.
Functional medicine does not abandon traditional medicine. It is our intention to work with your other doctors and prescribers to create a comprehensive health plan. But we believe in non-invasive, non-surgical, natural, and holistic approaches that help the body heal itself. These pieces, put together in a step-by-step system, can be easily tracked and followed to get results.
At Restorative Wellness Center we remove interference and give each patient the tools to change their lifestyle, improve the function of their body, and reverse health problems over time. We provide our clients with a structure and system to help you achieve the results you desire. It is our goal to provide a solution to the failing, unstructured healthcare system. We make sure you are on track to have full-body wellness, not just a temporary solution. Our team gives you everything you need to succeed in wellness.
The four pillars of health are lifestyle factors that each patient must change to improve their body’s function. At Restorative Wellness Center we combine the four-pillars lifestyle with condition-specific therapy or intervention, whether that be muscle or joint therapy, herbal therapy, acupuncture, or otherwise.
Pillar #1: Nutrition
It takes proper nutrition to heal. Most of what our culture has learned about what to eat has come from commercials or marketing campaigns. Should we buy the snack with 0g of fat? Is sugar-free the best option? Does milk really do a body good? Learning the facts and applying nutritional methods designed specifically for your unique body makeup is crucial for good health. At Restorative Wellness Center we sometimes run deeper tests to uncover the deeper cause of your irritations, whether you have food allergies or deficiencies in vitamins and minerals.
Pillar #2: Detoxification
Toxins can interfere with the nutrients you eat. Toxins can also degenerate organs and joint tissue. Our bodies are designed to eliminate natural waste products easily, like lactic acid which causes the muscle-burn from exercise. However, there are environmental toxins that the body is ill-equipped to filter out. Functional medicine provides a specific approach to detoxifying the body from harmful toxins.
Pillar #3: Quality Environment
Our bodies are meant to interact with the outdoors much more than our modern lifestyles allow. So many little pleasures are lost and, along with them, the benefits nature provides. Stepping in the dirt with our feet imbues our body with probiotics. Sun exposure stimulates melatonin for a better night’s sleep. Water drunk fresh from a running stream has different molecular charges and structures. Restorative Wellness Center offers resources that help our patients obtain benefits like these, even if our lifestyle may not allow it.
Pillar #4: Movement and Exercise
The body is meant to move. Motion helps the body gain muscle, lose fat, stimulate hormone balance, and so much more. But some people can’t move because of joint or muscle pain. Other patients exercise improperly and cause a body breakdown rather than stimulate healing. Exercise and movement must be personalized so that you can move well for your body’s needs, given your circumstances. Even sick people need movement, and you can have it when it is properly planned for your body.
Addressing the Body as a Whole
Through coaching and mentoring, our team at Restorative Wellness Center guides you to good health. The path will not be easy. Roadblocks and conflicts will arise when incorporating a new lifestyle into your current way of living. After all, to fully heal, some life habits must change or be broken completely.
It’s easy to cheat on yourself – but a qualified health coach will not allow you to take the easy way out, or cut corners. Through a workable plan, proper coaching, encouragement, and accountability, you can succeed in reversing illness and achieving good health.
Allow us to support you in your journey to wellness.