diagnoses, treats, and cares for patients, using a system of practice that bases its treatment of all physiological functions and abnormal conditions on natural laws governing the body, utilizes physiological, psychological and mechanical methods, such as air, water, heat, earth, phytotherapy (treatment by use of plants), electrotherapy, physiotherapy, minor surgery, mechanotherapy, naturopathic corrections and manipulation, and all natural methods or modalities, together with natural medicines, natural processed foods, herbs, and natural remedies. Excludes major surgery, therapeutic use of x-ray and radium, and prescribing of drugs, except those assimilable substances containing elements or compounds which are compounds of body tissues and are physiologically compatible to body processes for maintenance of life.
The therapeutic modalities used by the doctors at Sage Holistic Health are consistent with our scope of practice in Colorado.
Food sensitivity testing may be considered when symptoms are not alleviated by upgrading the diet alone. A blood sample is sent to a specialty lab and results will show what foods are causing inflammation. We may also suggest testing to evaluate digestive function, intestinal health, or nutritional status.
Cleansing and fasting are other nutrition-based therapies that may be considered at the clinic with certain individuals. These involve eliminating many or most foods generally considered inflammatory for a specific amount of time, then slowly reintroducing them and tracking symptoms.
You are what you eat—and what you assimilate. If your digestion is not optimal, symptoms as varied as constipation and bloating to extreme fatigue may occur. Eating foods that are inflammatory in nature can lead to or aggravate pain syndromes or cause immune reactions.
When dietary recommendations are made, we often suggest the changes be instituted for the entire family so as to normalize the “new” diet plan.
a system of medical practice that treats a disease especially by the administration of minute doses of a remedy that would in larger amounts produce in healthy persons symptoms like those of the disease.
Homeopathic medicine is based on the principle of "like cures like." Clinical observation indicates that homeopathy works on a subtle, yet powerful, energetic level, gently acting to promote healing on the physical, mental, and spiritual levels. It is a holistic, natural approach that is useful for both acute and chronic conditions.
Dr. Plummer combines her massage background with NMT to perform Advanced Restorative Bodywork (ARB) on patients in need of physical restructuring to aid in the healing of their symptoms.
Dr. Koloski combines microcurrent and massage with acupuncture to elicit greater healing and pain relief.
Lisa Smuin, LMT, offers massage therapy for stress and reduction of pain.