Frequently Asked Questions
What is Integrative Medicine and holistic health?
WHAT IS THE COST OF VISITS AND HOW CAN I PAY?
Office, home and phone consultations are $60/hour. Sliding fee scale for reduced cost for those in need. Veterans are treated for $30/hour.
Travel for home visits $10 if less 1 hour to your home. $20 if more than 1 hour to your home.
NADA ear acupuncture is also offered in groups as a community service.
We do not process insurance, but offer receipts. Payment options are cash, check, credit card and PayPal.
HOW DO I SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT?
Call or text 540-539-9692 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT KIND OF AILMENTS CAN BE TREATED?
Family Nurse Practitioners treat patients of all ages, for common medical problems, both acute and chronic. Examples include Anxiety, Stress & Depression Asthma Bacterial/ Viral Infections Bladder dysfunction Blood pressure regulation Bronchitis Cardiovascular Disease Chronic fatigue Common cold Diabetes Fibromyalgia IBS Constipation Diarrhea Incontinence Insomnia
Interstitial Cystitis Menopausal symptoms Menstrual problems Migraines & Headaches Neuropathy Numbness PMS PTSD Raynauds Sinusitis Thyroid Dysfunction Tinnitus Trigeminal Neuralgia Vertigo
WHAT IF I JUST WANT TO BE SEEN FOR ONE PROBLEM, LIKE AN EAR INFECTION?
Your problem will be directly addressed and treatments offered, in a problem oriented visit.
WHAT KIND OF MEDICINES ARE USED?
Treatment can include prescriptions for conventional medicines as well as herbal treatments, vitamins and supplements. NADA protocol ear acupuncture is offered and acupressure. Simple meditation techniques and stress reduction strategies and nutritional consultations are included.
WHY HOME VISITS?
Patients receive focus, attention and time and, for those that may not be able to travel comfortably, it is an essential offering to accessing health care.
CAN YOU ORDER LABS AND XRAYS?
Blood work or other labs and xrays can be ordered if needed. We will review any labs or testing you have already had.
WHAT ARE PATIENT ADVOCACY SERVICES?
Our heathcare system is often difficult to navigate, especially when challenged with serious illness. A patient advocate works directly with patients to ensure that they have a voice in their care, making sure that patients have sufficient information to promote informed decision making. This includes translating medical language into common English, researching options of care, helping patients make informed choices and access resources, This insures that a patient’s wishes are the guiding force behind decisions affecting medical care, and collaboratjon with other members of the healthcare team.