Have you been finding it a challenge to cope with your recent cancer diagnosis? Or have you been experiencing side effects from your cancer treatments and are ready to get back to feeling better? A functional medicine cancer support session with us may be just what you need to improve your wellness levels. Here’s everything to know about functional medicine cancer support and its numerous benefits.
Functional medicine cancer support consists of various practices that work to address the symptoms of disease that exist in patients with cancer. It is a highly personalized form of therapy and is performed by a certified practitioner who analyzes patients as a whole—body, mind, and spirit included. Functional medicine cancer support therapies typically work in conjunction with standard medical practices and can include:
Clinical studies show that there are multiple benefits to adding in functional medicine practices in patients with cancer. Regular sessions of functional medicine in cancer patients have been shown to:
If you’ve never been to a functional medicine cancer support session, you might be wondering what to expect. A certified practitioner at reNu Medical & Injury Center will begin the appointment with a comprehensive set of questions to determine your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Chronic pain, nausea, and other symptoms are also taken into consideration. From there, the practitioner will develop a treatment plan that’s personalized just for you and may include one or several different types of therapies like acupuncture, yoga, massage, and qigong.
Treatment plans will be several weeks long with multiple sessions occurring a week—most patients report an increase in wellness after just a few sessions and opt to continue recommended practices to maintain their levels of well-being.
For more information about functional medicine cancer support, contact reNu Medical & Injury Center at (302) 368-0124.