Holistic Medicine and Non-Surgical Treatment in Malvern

Non-Surgical Treatment with Holistic Medicine

Holistic medicine is an approach to medicine that evaluates the entire body and how it functions together, not just one specific area. Holistic treatment is often comprehensive, incorporating multiple specialties to get better outcomes.  Aligned Medical Group offers a holistic medicine approach to care, including physical medicine, chiropractic care, cell and tissue biologics, therapeutic massage, medical weight loss, functional medicine and nutrition, guided home exercise programs and various injections.

Holistic medicine practitioners see each patient as a whole person, rather than one injured part, and they utilize modern medical treatments in conjunction with holistic approaches.  Our holistic practitioners use a variety of tests, aside from a detailed medical exam, to learn the key areas in need of work within your body.  Laboratory work up, X-Ray and MRI, hair sample testing, stool testing or urinalysis may be recommended.  If you have knee pain, for example, many physicians perform steroid injections to reduce or eliminate the pain, and that is where exam and treatment end.   At Aligned, we uncover the source of pain and work to heal the problem.  We also look at your ankles, arches of your feet, leg length, muscle balance, and daily habits, just to name a few things so we can learn how and why your knee pain came about, so we can offer a solution.

Book an appointment for non-surgical treatment and holistic medicine in Malvern, PA at Aligned Medical Group.

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Different Surgical Alternatives through Holistic Medicine in Malvern

If you’ve been battling pain for months without relief, you may be wondering whether long term medication or even surgery is the answer. Of course, we understand that drugs with side effects and surgery may be the very last thing you want to do right now. Before resorting to drugs and surgery, consult with our team here at Aligned Medical Group first to find out how we can provide you with more natural, integrative solutions that could offer you relief without the risks of drugs and surgery.

Here are just some of the natural treatment options we offer patients dealing with conditions such as severe or chronic forms of pain, arthritis, bowel and gut problems, chronic fatigue and fogginess, or “yo-yo” dieting:

Holistic Medicine – Home Exercise Program

Part of getting healthy and staying healthy is increasing your activity at home.  We understand that being active can be challenging when battling conditions like bone-on-bone arthritis, pinched nerves and sciatica, lower back pain or systemic problems like chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia.  We’re here to get to the root cause of your ailments and guide you to increase your activities and exercise safely and comfortably at home.

Holistic Medicine – Chiropractic Care

Seeing a chiropractor before you resort to surgery may be one of the best decisions you make.  After all, chiropractic care may be able to provide you with relief from anything from neck and back pain to foot, knee pain or shoulder pain.  Chiropractic care focuses on improving mobility in your spine, or other joints such as knees and shoulders, to improve circulation and healing, reduce pressure on cartilage, spinal discs, or nerves, boost the body’s natural immune response and reduce pain and swelling.  Following the recommendations of a chiropractor now, may mean preventing surgery.   For more information, visit our chiropractic information page.

Non-Surgical Treatment – Trigger Point Injections

Another less invasive alternative to surgery is trigger point injection.  Trigger points are focused, ball-like knots in muscle tissue.  Poor posture, stress, injuries, muscle or joint overuse and improper lifting habits may create muscle tension and stress, leading to trigger points.  When trigger points form, they can become painful, even referring pain away from the trigger point location, or create headache-like, or sciatica-like pain.

Trigger point injections contain a solution called Sarapin to numb the pain, calm nerves and muscle tightness, and reduce inflammation. Sarapin is homeopathic, without side effects and calms muscle and nerve tissue.  This type of injection is administered directly into the trigger point. This is particularly helpful for patients dealing with painful and frequent muscle aches, headaches, tension, or postural fatigue.

Non-Surgical Treatment – Functional Medicine and Nutrition

Your body is amazingly complex.  We have delicate balances of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and bacteria throughout our body, including the bowels and gut.  Balance can easily be disrupted from exposures to alcohol, smoking, sugar intake, heavy metal accumulation, food sensitivities or allergies, and medications.  Whether you are seeking to improve your general health and wellness, or treat a specific medical condition, we recommend detailed work up of how your body is balanced.

When the bacteria in your gut become imbalanced, many ailments can ensue, including, but not limited to; auto immune diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatic conditions, fatigue, bloating and weight gain.  Mineral and hormone balance is important for concentration, healthy body weight and energy levels.  At Aligned Medical, we do on-site and off-site testing, looking at things like blood, urine hair and stool analysis.  From this data, we can make lifestyle recommendations, dietary and supplement changes and sometimes medications so you begin feeling good again.

Human Cell and Tissue Biologics

Using cell and tissue biologics, we can stimulate the body’s natural healing process. Whether you are dealing with a serious injury or a chronic disease, our medical team may be able to help you lead a healthier, happier life thanks to regenerative cell and tissue treatments.  Products are extracted from either your own blood, or from donated tissues.  Umbilical cords have millions of stem cell, billions of exosomes and a cocktail of things called cytokines and growth factors.   It’s a blend of natural healing.Donated tissues from umbilical cords are FDA regulated and very safe to use.  The donating mother and baby are healthy and unharmed from the collection of the cord, which happens immediately after birth.   If you suffering with cartilage loss, joint tears, rotator cuff tears, meniscus or labral tears, call us to learn how these powerful healing remedies may help you. See more at Human Cell and Tissue Biologics

Holistic Medicine Approaches to Care

Here at Aligned Medical Group, we emphasize more natural therapies and alternative treatment options that help to promote your body’s natural healing processes, while lessening the chances that you need more invasive treatment or surgery. We are focused on ways to provide ample and fast pain relief, while improving your body’s functionality and mobility, without resorting to surgery.  One of our goals is to help you live a healthier, fuller and more active life.

What Our Patients are Saying about Holistic Medicine in our Malvern Office

“I came to Aligned Medical Group in a post surgical splint looking for help to avoid my 9th osteoarthritis surgery to my shoulder in 2020. Their full body approach not only avoided shoulder surgery, their treatment encompassed my full body joint issues. Took a positive leap of faith by my desire to be healthy and healed. I have never felt better! Cannot promote this practice enough. My strides have been tremendous and cannot thank you enough!” – A.E.

“Dr. Stutzman has helped find non-surgical solutions to help me recover from multiple sports injuries. I can’t say enough great things about their entire team from Dr. Stutzman to the front desk staff and massage therapy. Their expertise and kindness is genuine. They listen, educate and always provide a detailed plan to get you back on track.” – K.Q.

Book an appointment for holistic medicine treatment in Malvern, PA at Aligned Medical Group.

If you’d like to avoid surgery at all costs and want to find out how our medical team can help, call Aligned Medical Group at (610) 644-3166 to schedule an evaluation.