Dr. Waldo and Dr. Spahr, integrative, genetic and functional medicine physicians, are uniquely qualified in the medical field because of their training in biochemistry, physiology and psycho-pharmacology, their extensive time in research, and their years of experience in applying basic science to the treatment of virtually every disease. They assess biochemical malfunctions, physiology, genetics, pathogens, immune system disorders, environmental toxins, gastrointestinal concerns, hormonal issues, and inflammatory responses that occur in the body and affect your genes, physiology and brain chemicals. They believe that addressing all of these are necessary in fighting diseases. In addition, Dr. Waldo and Dr. Spahr place a special emphasis on treating the body as an integrated whole, searching for the common thread or links that lead to numerous pathological processes.
The vast majority of physicians treat the symptoms of diseases, usually through the use of pharmaceuticals. Advanced Integrative Physicians treat the root causes of diseases, and thus has a very good success rate of stopping disease progression, preventing diseases or curing them. Treatment protocols include the following: