Integrative Medicine Specialist

Dearborn Family Clinic, PC

Family Medicine & Functional Medicine located in Dearborn, MI

At Dearborn Family Clinic, PC in Dearborn, Michigan, Howard M. Wright, DO, and the experienced medical staff offer the latest treatment options for acute and chronic conditions using integrative medicine techniques. Dr. Wright and the medical team combine alternative therapies, like massage and nutrition therapy, to boost your overall physical, mental, and emotional health and help you thrive in spite of a chronic illness. Find out how integrative medicine can benefit your health by calling the office today or by booking an appointment online now.

Integrative Medicine

What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine focuses on healing the whole person to achieve optimal health. Rather than just treating symptoms of a condition, the Dearborn Family Clinic staff focuses on many aspects of your life to evaluate your overall health. They take into consideration all things that affect your health, including:

  • Lifestyle
  • Occupation
  • Relationships
  • Existing conditions
  • Family medical history

Creating treatment plans to address your issues, your provider ensures the best possible outcome physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

What conditions can be treated with integrative medicine?

As a specialist in integrated medicine, your Dearborn Family Clinic doctor combines complementary and alternative medicines to address a variety of chronic conditions that interfere with a good quality of life. They can use integrative medicine practices to treat:

  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic illness
  • Persistent fatigue

After a careful evaluation of your overall health and lifestyle, the medical team creates a treatment plan that may include one or more therapies that focus on improving not only your symptoms, but also your general health.

Which therapies are available in integrative medicine?

Dearborn Family Clinic staff works closely with many alternative health providers to give you a well-rounded plan for treatment. In addition to traditional treatments, like medication therapy, your provider may recommend and refer you for services like:

  • Massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrition therapy

You may also benefit from relaxation techniques you can learn through yoga, meditation, and other stress-reducing exercises.

The medical team follows your progress throughout your treatment to ensure you have the resources you need to remain healthy. They also believe strongly in preventive care using integrative medicine practices to reduce your risk for heart attacks, stroke, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses.

What can I expect during my initial consultation?

During your appointment, the Dearborn Family Clinic staff takes the time you need to discuss your symptoms and health concerns. They review your personal and family medical history, your lifestyle and job, and other factors that influence your health.

Once they have a good understanding of your existing issues, the medical team discusses options for managing pain, reducing stress, and improving your emotional and mental health. They create a treatment plan based on your needs that focuses on the most natural and least invasive treatments available for healing your body from the inside out.

To learn more about the benefits of integrative medicine, schedule a consultation with the medical team at Dearborn Family Clinic today using the online booking feature or by calling the office.