Dr. Paiano strongly believes that digestive function is the foundation of health.
It is through our digestive processes that our body is able to generate energy, and support health of all of our cells and tissues.
Digestive concerns could be due to a wide variety of conditions (i.e. IBS, IBD, SIBO, leaky gut), it can present as a variety of different signs and symptoms:
Digestive concerns can be the result of several different causes. These include, but are not limited to:
Dr. Paiano works closely with her patients to correctly diagnosis and determine the root cause of illness through an extensive intake and health history, a physical exam (if warranted), and a diet diary. Laboratory testing such as routine blood work, and functional testing may be used.
Treatment plans are made on an individual basis, taking into account diagnosis, nutrition status, and biochemical uniqueness. Dr. Paiano uses an evidence-based approach to put together treatment plans that include a combination of botanicals, orthomolecular medicine, nutrition counselling, stress management, sleep, acupuncture and physical therapies to reduce pain. It’s all connected!