LifeWorks Wellness Center
Nov 20, 2015 12:05PM
By Linda Sechrist
Stage IV cancer of any kind doesn’t have to be a death sentence. Chronic illnesses don’t have to be life debilitating. Neither do the only answers to every health challenge have to be a prescription medication with side effects, or surgery. At LifeWorks Wellness Center in Clearwater, the answers to the majority of A to Z health conditions, that millions of individuals suffer from, are generally natural and address the root cause rather than simply suppressing the symptoms. And, every patient’s healing journey begins with a thorough, hour-long consultation, not including 30 minutes of new patient paperwork.
“What significantly sets us apart from other medical centers is that we don’t do band aid medicine,” says Michele Lussier, LifeWorks Wellness Center marketing director. She explains. “When someone who is suffering from frequent migraine headaches is meticulously evaluated and receives their consultation, they aren’t told, ‘take this medicine and your headaches will go away’. Our approach to symptoms, such as headaches, is to find out what’s going on in the body to cause them. The headache is the tip of the iceberg. There is almost always a real and discoverable cause, or causes, for chronic pain, fatigue, heart disease, hormone problems, menopause, memory loss, sleep problems, obesity and autoimmune diseases, which are some of the major health challenges that people from all over the country come here to find answers for.”
The center, founded in 1997 by David I. Minkoff, M.D. and his wife Sue Minkoff R.N., is still true to the original mission—a healing center, where patients are offered the best medical care possible in an environment where they are treated like family. After much research and collaboration with other like-minded physicians as well as several years of continued education, the Minkoff’s found proven natural treatments and modalities such as herbals, homeopathics, vitamins and minerals. Today, Dr. Minkoff and George E. Springer Jr., DC head up their team of health professionals and use a diagnostic tool known as Autonomic Response Testing, which determines the body’s specific deficiencies and stressors. Their revolutionary and effective treatments include ozone therapy, pulsed magnetic field therapy, thermography, chelation, prolozone therapy, bioidentical hormone therapy, and more.
“Some people call this alternative medicine, a name given by health professionals who originally wanted to set themselves apart from conventional western medicine. I see our practice as traditional medicine, much of which has been around for thousands of years. Conventional medicine, now the alternative, is far removed from what we pride ourselves in—practicing a doctor/patient healing relationship that helps people to get well,” says Minkoff.
LifeWorks, 301 Turner St., Clearwater. To make an appointment call 727-566-6789. For more information visit LifeWorksWellnessCenter.com.
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