Dr. Robart is a Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI) and a Diplomate of American Board of Clinical Nutritionist (DABCN). This branch of the American Chiropractic Association represents the credentials earned by chiropractic physicians who have completed 300+ hours of post-doctoral training in the use of diagnostics for both pathological and wellness evaluation.
By utilizing the same tools and examination methods as conventional medicine, Chiropractic internists are in a position to offer their patients the best, sound healthcare advice and assessments as primary care physicians within the complimentary healthcare arena.
The chiropractic internist treatment is concentrated on health restoration by promoting balance to dysfunctional systems. This parallels with the chiropractic philosophy of the relationship between structure and function of the human body and how that relationship affects the restoration and preservation of health. With the use of comprehensive diagnostic tools beyond standard conventional testing, history taking and examination, the chiropractic internist’s treatment protocols typically include…
- Lifestyle modification
- Nutritional counseling
- Nutritional supplements
- Herbal therapies
Although a chiropractic internist may intervene after a diagnosis is made, their objective is to evaluate functionally at a much earlier state, often averting the disease outcome and its secondary efforts.
Successful management of a patient with chronic illness requires knowledge of their over all health. Imbalances in the immune, gastrointestinal, structural, hormonal and neurological system as well as psychological needs and the need for detoxification are all examined giving a truly holistic approach.
Functional Medicine Institute of the Midwest is committed to bringing affordable alternatives to conventional medicine by offering diagnostic services that include blood work (conventional panels along with food intolerance panels), EKG, pulse wave analysis (FDA approved to determine central arterial pressure in the management of cardiovascular disease), bioimpedence analysis (determines daily caloric intake needed to maintain normal body mass index and cellular function), hyperbaric chamber, salivary hormone testing and hair analysis.