FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: GIVING HOPE TO THOSE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS
If you are suffering from debilitating pain, a chronic condition, or 'mystery' symptoms, you have likely been told that there is 'nothing you can do' and you will be able to manage symptoms through medication - but will never truly heal.
For the vast majority of my patients - a full resolution of symptoms is common.
Once underlying factors of your illness are identified and properly treated, health can restore itself in your body.
A diagnosis signals the beginning - not the end - of clinical inquiry in my practice.
A DIAGNOSIS AS A STARTING POINT
The current healthcare treatment model for complex chronic conditions is designed to manage your symptoms at best and, at worst, keep you dependent on the healthcare system for life.
A symptom-masking pill is not an adequate response to severe symptoms or chronic conditions - a full investigation into the progression of symptoms must be undergone to find the trigger that contributed to these symptoms in the first place.
Symptoms that are labeled as chronic - like migraines, digestive problems, autoimmunity, chronic fatigue, and chronic pain - frequently have factors that contribute to their development.
These factors can range from an underlying viral infection to bacterial overgrowth, an allergy, an environmental toxin, or another condition entirely.
Once treated and removed, symptoms disappear, and conditions go into remission.
WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?
Grounded in history and fine-tuned by science - functional medicine harnesses the power of healing plants and manual techniques that have been integral to health for millennia.
ADVANCED TESTING FOR SUPERIOR DIAGNOSTICS
PHARMACEUTICAL-GRADE PLANT EXTRACTS
TAILORED TREATMENT PLANS
A WORLDWIDE PRACTICE WITH 100% ONLINE SERVICES
PHYSICIAN-LED QIGONG HEALING FOR SYMPTOM ALLEVIATION
HOW IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DIFFERENT?
Functional medicine identifies the underlying causes of your illness or symptoms and uses effective, scientifically-supported natural treatments to restore you to health.
Dr. Lum has developed a unique system of functional medicine that utilizes your health history, symptoms, conditions, any previous testing you already have, genetic testing, the latest diagnostics, medical history, and family history to form an accurate picture of your current health status.
He employs self-administered soft tissue treatment techniques which can, in real-time, assess organ function, improve neurological communication, reduce pain, and speed up healing.
From there, he narrows down your primary health impediments and constructs a personalized plan of treatment.
Step by step, he restores any impaired systems within your body. With each appointment, your treatment will be reassessed to make sure you are on track.
WHAT SYMPTOMS AND CONDITIONS CAN FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE HELP?
CROHN'S AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS
FOOD ALLERGIES AND SENSITIVITIES
INSOMNIA & STRONG HYPNIC JERKS
COVID AND LONG COVID
LYME AND COINFECTIONS
ECZEMA AND PSORIASIS
RASHES AND HIVES
VERTIGO AND TINNITUS
ARTHRITIS AND JOINT PAIN
OCULAR AND COMPLEX MIGRAINES
YOUR 'NEW PATIENT'
FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPOINTMENT
During your hour-long Functional Medicine consultation, Dr. Lum will go into detail about your symptoms, medical history, family history, diet, lifestyle, and any other factors that may have led up to your condition.
Dr. Lum will also review any recent blood testing, questions you may have, current medications, supplements, food journals, or anything else you would like to bring or talk about.
At the end of your appointment, a personalized treatment plan will be given to you which will be updated at each appointment. Dr. Lum may then order additional tests to further identify imbalances and dig deeper into your health condition.
FACTORS EVALUATED DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT
Intestinal Lining Function
Neurotransmitter Health and Function
Infections - Fungal, Viral, Bacterial
Immune System Assessment
During your treatment, Dr. Lum will be available if you need to email him additional questions you may have.
Unlike many clinics, you do not have to sign a contract for a certain amount of appointments per month nor do you have to sign up for a 'plan.'
You pay for each appointment as you have them. Testing can be run through your insurance.
We are now 100% online and we are helping patients all over the world.
Dr. Lum can work with your primary care physician to coordinate testing and treatment plans.
You can talk to Dr. Lum directly by scheduling a Free 15 Minute Consultation with the link below or you can call or text the office directly at 816-728-5291.