Chronic Cases

Chronic Cases

Small RhombusChronic and difficult cases can be due to imbalances in the body. We utilize the Functional Medicine approach to assess each patient.

Chronic or Difficult Cases

As a Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Fred Arnold welcomes chronic and difficult cases. Because chronic and difficult cases can be due to imbalances in the body, Dr. Fred Arnold utilizes the Functional Medicine approach to assessing each patient’s condition. The functional medicine approach addresses each patient’s condition as a unique and different. Each patient receives a detailed history including physical examination and laboratory testing to assess fundamental clinical imbalances in their body. Because each patients condition is unique, laboratory testing and treatments may vary from patient to patient. A variety of different testing methods may be utilized that includes physical examination, blood (serum), saliva and urine studies. Environmental toxins, mind-body elements and genetic makeup is taken into consideration when a patient is examined.

Some of the chronic or difficult cases that are seen in our office include the following:

  • Chronic pain
  • Obesity
  • Allergies
  • Adrenal fatigue
  • Low libido
  • auto injuries
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Hypothyroid
  • Menopause
  • Andropause
  • Sleep problems
  • work injuries
  • Hormone deficiencies
  • arthritic conditions
  • sports injuries
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Autoimmune conditions

Dr. Fred Arnold integrates traditional Western medicine and Naturopathic medicine for the treatment of chronic and difficult cases. This alternative or integrative approach focuses on prevention through nutrition, diet, and exercise with the use of the latest laboratory testing and diagnostic techniques. On an individual basis, Dr. Fred Arnold prescribes prescription medications and/or botanical medicines, supplements, therapeutic diets, detoxification programs, or stress-management techniques. Pain management techniques such as acupuncture, prolotherapy, neural therapy, trigger point therapy are recommended on an individual basis to best meet the patient’s unique pain pattern or condition.