Functional Medicine is a new approach to addressing complex medical problems. It is often described as ‘root cause medicine’ – as it searches for your unique reason for your symptoms, whatever they may be. Conventional medicine is disease-oriented, where treatment plans are formulated based on the diagnosis, and is the same for every person with that same diagnosis.
Functional Medicine is patient-oriented, taking into account the unique biochemical individuality of every patient. Utilizing cutting edge diagnostic tests, Functional Medicine finds the underlying cause of disease and address these problems with a holistic plan to prevent or reverse chronic disease. We commonly treat the following conditions:
At Shine Functional Health, you will have the best of both worlds. Dr. Lechner is not only board certified in both Family and Obesity Medicine, she also is a certified Functional Medicine physician through the Institute of Functional Medicine. This extensive education allows Dr. Lechner to use not only the best of conventional medicine but also the newest, evidence-based alternative diagnostic and treatment modalities.
You additionally have the support of a health coach to ensure the fastest return back to health and the most complete system of care.
Our integrative medicine approach focuses on:
How It Works
We provide a personalized treatment plan that targets your specific area of concern. Most of our patients experience significant improvements to their wellness within a few weeks of starting to work with our team.