AFMA Functional Medicine Doctors

American Functional Medicine Association is a medical organization dedicated to Functional Medicine. Doctors and practitioners associated with AFMA have special training and skill in addressing the underlying cause of disease using a patient-centered focus on overall wellness to treat root causes of disease instead of focusing on symptom resolution alone. American Functional Medicine Association members perform physical exams, diagnostic testing, integrative medical techniques like acupuncture, acupressure, medical massage, and nutritional guidance, and medication prescription. Functional Medicine is a branch of medicine that users a patient-centered technique designed to determine specific treatment based on each patient's unique lifestyle, environment, genetics, and medical history. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many AFMA members include acute disease like throat, ear, and sinus infections, skin rashes, acid reflux, bronchitis, hormonal imbalance, erectile dysfunction (ED), vaginal dryness, urinary tract infection, common wounds and injuries, and chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, hypertension, high blood pressure, obesity, back pain, arthritis, anxiety, and recurring pain in the neck, knee, elbow, and hip. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by AFMA healthcare providers include physical examination, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, and CT imaging, blood and urine testing, tissue biopsy, hormone level testing, acupuncture, acupressure, medical massage, cupping, cryotherapy, aromatherapy, and many other integrative medical procedures that make up a whole treatment plan drawn from a wide variety of medical practices.

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