Dr. Sarah Williams is passionate about her work in the emerging field of Functional Nutritional Medicine. She graduated from the University of Western States as a chiropractic physician with the ability to serve as a primary care practitioner. Chiropractic Physicians view each patient as a whole being and provide effective patient care by incorporating lifestyle counseling, nutritional advice, exercise and rehabilitation, and manipulation. Dr.Williams' went on to receive her Masters in Nutrition and has made this aspect of health a primary focus of her practice.
As a Functional Nutritional Medicine practitioner, Dr. Williams' practice focuses on personalized healthcare to prevent and find the underlying causes of disease, not just symptoms. With the addition of genomics there can be greater focus on targeted, individual patient care.
To achieve optimum health for her patients, Dr. Williams uses science-based protocols to reduce or reverse the development of common lifestyle-related conditions—including obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease—and improve overall health and well-being.
The concept of individuality is central to every aspect of Functional Nutritional Medicine.
*The goal is an understanding of each individual patient's physiological, biochemical, environmental,emotional and
spiritual makeup. Recent technological advances have allowed a more refined analysis of the effect of these factors on overall health.Dr. Williams strives to create an individualized treatment plan that will maximize health and vitality. She searches beyond symptoms to determine the underlying causes of disease, treat the disease, and assist in
restoring the body's natural balance.
Dr. Williams' practice combines a patient-centered approach with advanced tools such
as biochemical, genomic,nutritional and hormonal analysis. She develops treatment plans that include
natural health therapies, nutritional and lifestyle medicine.
The result is a comprehensive program customized to an individual's health needs.
*Functional medicine reflects a systems biology approach which involves an analysis of how
all components of the human biological system interact functionally with the environment over time.
Functional medicine, in agreement with modern medicine, holds that the entire "patient story" needs
to be heard and understood in context in order to truly help the patient.