Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is an alternative approach to treatment, in that this model encourages patients to work together with practitioners in order to individualize a patient-centered, science-based approach to address underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness. Unlike conventional medicine, functional medicine is health and patient centered vs disease and doctor centered. This type of treatment also looks at the biochemical individuality and a preventative approach instead of reactively diagnosing symptoms. 

At Austin Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine we analyze blood work, look at detailed symptoms and patterns and determine the root cause of pain and illness together with our patients. By identifying and addressing the root cause, rather than just reactively treating the symptoms, our patients are more quickly able to heal their bodies. We strive to incorporate the knowledge of western and eastern medicine to address both the root cause and alleviate the symptoms. We use this blended integrative approach with every patient and can customize a treatment plan that is just for you. Book an appointment today or contact us for a free consultation to see how we can help you get back to optimal health.