lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by joint pain, rashes, and fatigue.
Dr. Erik Arter, D.C., one of the Chiropractic Physicians at Thrive, recently conducted an interview on Mom's Everyday in which he brought a patient who had struggled with Lupus with no answers. She is a nurse, and she was looking for a doctor-directed, non-pharmaceutical solution.
Here is her story:
But what does "autoimmune" even mean? Let's talk to Google:
The data is clear - there has been an explosion of autoimmune disease within the last 50 years.
an easy way to understand functional medicine
We believe pain and dysfunction is your body's "check engine" light. It's the only way your body can tell you that something is wrong, and needs to be addressed.
The pain you feel is a symptom - a symptom is a warning. We don't want to treat the symptom - we want to treat the problem, the real reason the "check engine" light came on in the first place.
Why? Because this is what happens when you treat symptoms:
If you or someone you love is struggling with an autoimmune or "mystery" illness issue, and you're interested in a doctor-directed, non-pharmaceutical approach, then schedule an appointment in one of our clinics and talk to one of our Functional Medicine doctors. For only $19 you can sit down with them, discuss your situation, and see if there is a way that Functional Medicine might help you achieve your goal.
You can schedule an appointment here - we look forward to working with you.