The Benefits Of A Multidisciplinary Clinic
There is a great benefit to using different therapies and modalities to treat an array of illnesses and injuries. Each therapy has unique effects on the body and, combined, they can improve your overall quality of health to an amazing extent.
The convenience of having several different health care professionals in one place is something patients constantly praise about our clinic. To have different therapists and doctors working together on your treatment plan, and communicating over diagnoses, treatment and home care, and making all these therapies available so conveniently to patients in one office can make treatment far more comfortable and simple.
On top of having different types of therapies included in one location, it is also important to have options within each therapy. Having a choice of therapists makes finding someone you connect with far easier, if one therapist is not a good match forma patient, it is easy to find someone else within the same location that can fit that patient better and create a healthy therapeutic relationship.
Here are some basic descriptions of each service that can help benefit patients:
Acupuncture- A therapy is a natural treatment for a variety of ailments including pain and anxiety. It stabilizes and stimulates the body’s immune and circulatory systems and results in overall healing. Acupuncture stimulates the body to produce chemicals such as Endorphins which are natural painkillers that the body naturally produces in response to to a variety of stimulus. This treatment replaces pain and fatigue with revitalizing energy and relief.
Massage- Massage therapy focuses on the assessment and the treatment and prevention of injury, pain and physical disorders of the soft tissues and joints. Massage therapy can treat a great many injuries and illnesses including:
Low Back Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chiropractic- Provide professional diagnosis, treatment, and preventive care for not only the musculoskeletal system of the body, but provide overall, full body wellness.
Chiropractic care is best known for relieving back and neck pain, however it is also extremely effective at treating all areas of the body including ankles, wrist and more!
Naturopathic Medicine- Naturopathic medicine is a primary health care system that integrates modern scientific knowledge and natural therapies such as nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy and even traditional oriental medicine such as acupuncture to stimulate the body’s own healing processes. Naturopathic doctors receive education in three years at pre-medical studies before finishing a four-year program and then graduate from an accredited Naturopathic medical school.
NIS- Neurological Integration System, or NIS, is based on the fundamental principle that the brain controls all bodily functions. When we exceed our individual tolerance to stress, the signalling between the brain and the body become “disconnected” and can lead to a wide variety of symptoms. During an NIS treatment the Therapist helps to guide the patients brain to re-establish cell connections or “reconnect’ the brain to the cells in question.
Anxiety, Depression, PTSD
ADD/ADHD, Autism, Learning difficulties
Infections: Viral, fungal, bacterial, protozoan
IBS, Constipation, Diarrhea
Auto-immune Disorders such as Fibromyalgia
CFS, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
cold sore/canker sore
All of these different therapies, working together, can create a complete wellness experience for patients.