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What is Functional Medicine?

It's an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that addresses the underlying causes of disease and promotes optimal wellness.


It requires a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors and leverages that data to direct personalized treatment plans that includes dietary changes and lifestyle changes to get you back to feeling your best.


My Story

Dr. Marina found functional medicine during her own health journey with Hodgkin's Lymphoma at age 23. While undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, Dr. Marina supported her body through nourishing foods and supplementation. This journey helped her to realize that Western medicine and functional medicine don't have to be two separate entities, but can comanage one's illness synergistically.

While in chiropractic school, Dr. Marina took an additional 300 hours of courses ranging from autoimmune, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal to endocrine disorders. She enjoyed her studies so much that she is also pursuing a Master's in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine which utilizes material from the renowned Institute of Functional Medicine. She is looking forward to sharing her knowledge in functional medicine with the Gretna community!

What conditions
can we address?

What is included in the Functional Medicine package?

  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

  • Candida Overgrowth

  • Hormone Imbalances

  • Adrenal disorders

  • Thyroid disorders

  • Diabetes

  • Migraines

  • Allergies

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Preventative Care & More

  • Hour long initial consult to discuss your individual health history and decide what the best testing is for you

  • Blood draws are NOT performed in office. If a blood draw is necessary, the draw fee will be covered

  • Hour long follow-up appointment to discuss supplement, dietary and lifestyle recommendations based on your personalized lab results

  • Access to professional grade supplements. Some are carried in office. We also utilize Fullscript to send you a detailed recommendation of any supplement we don’t currently keep on hand

  • Access to our text messaging services during normal office hours to reach out to Dr. Marina with any questions that may come up

  • New Patient Folder with not only lab results and interpretations but also other documents and handouts that Dr. Marina may find helpful to your specific case

*Note that this does not include whatever labs may be needed. This is because it is patient dependent. If you have any questions please email us. 

*Dr. Marina is not in network with any insurance companies/functional medicine is not a covered service. FSA and HSA cards may be used. 

$250 for functional medicine package (first visit and follow up to go over labs)

$75 for visits beyond the first two functional medicine appointments 

$325 for functional medicine package, chiropractic new patient exam and adjustment

*Functional Medicine services are self pay only as Dr. Marina is not in network with insurance. Most insurance companies do not cover functional medicine consultations or laboratory testing.  By being out of network this allows us to offer you the best possible care at an affordable cost. HSA/FSA can be used on these services as well as lab testing and supplements. *


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