Hormone Imbalance

Hormones influence your mood, energy levels, weight, temperature, digestion and many other aspects of your health. Conditions such as heavy painful periods, PCOS, menopause, irregular cycles and male infertility are some of the hormone conditions that respond well to acupuncture and a functional medicine treatment protocol. 

Gut Disorders

The gastrointestinal tract plays a central role in many chronic, systemic diseases. In Functional medicine, the GI tract is often the starting point in improving ones health by looking at balancing the 4R’s of gut health:

Remove food intolerance/ microbes

Replace digestive enzymes/ hydrochloric acid

Re-inoculate with healthy probiotics

Repair with needed nutritional support Vit A, D glutamine. 

Back Pain

If you deal with back pain, you know it can make you feel miserable. Whether it is persistent low back pain or spasms, an aching neck or sciatic nerve pain shooting down your legs, chronic back pain can sideline you from work and your favourite activities. Dry needling can be an effective modality to relieve the pain using techniques of  TCM massage and cupping. 

Infertility Problems

Functional medicine works to optimise all aspects of health. When it comes to improving fertility it can help to uncover underlying imbalances that are impacting on the reproductive function. For example keeping healthy thyroid, Vit d and iron levels are key to balance. Using acupuncture to improve blood flow to the ovaries and uterus and reduce stress which can compliment natural cycles and  IVF cycles. 


Allergy-related illnesses can be treated by looking at food allergy panels and intolerances, improving mast cell activation and using elimination diets with practical helpful protocols to get started with straight away.   


Functional medicine differs from traditional medicine in that it is a model of individualized, patient-centered care that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address and treat the ROOT CAUSE of disease, not just treat isolated symptoms. Functional medicine focuses on why the disease is occurring in the first place and creates a plan of treatment for your specific needs. Rather than simply  you medication to treat your problem, Dr. Sandra will work with you to determine the root cause of the problem and together, seek to identify and correct it so that you can achieve your health goals and live a life full of energy and vitality

We are so excited you are ready to get to the root of your health problems and begin a journey toward healing!  Our starting
point is a free 15-minute phone consult with Dr. Sandra scheduled through our website on the Schedule  Now tab. Dr. Sandra will call you at the date and time you choose. If Dr. Sandra feels she will be a great fit for your needs, she will then schedule the first visit.

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