Nutritional medicine is a holistic approach to the interactions nutrition on human health. Nutrients are critical to health as they are the building blocks of our physical body. When the body is supplied with the correct balance of foods, vitamins and minerals for each of us individually we usually remain healthy. Our practitioners can assess your individual biochemistry, metabolism, anatomy, genetics as well as your internal environment including your gut flora, integrity of your intestinal wall and your immune system.
At Gore Street Medical, our practitioners take an integrated approach to medicine. Rather than merely treating symptoms, we work with you to identify the route cause of your problems and where possible we treat the route cause with natural therapies.
Environmental Medicine is the practice of examining your environment for influences that may be detrimental to your individual health then work with you to correct problems we identify.
An integrative approach to supporting patients with cancer involves utilizing a wide range of strategies to help optimize the ability of the patient to tolerate the treatment, fight the disease and maintain the best quality of life possible. We will help support you body and mind with diet and targeted nutritional support, exercise, massage, immune support and stress management through counselling, yoga, art therapy, music therapy and wilderness therapy. We also offer infusions of vitamin C, zinc, selenium and other nutrients, as well as whole body hyperthermia.
Naturopathy is a model of healthcare that aims to treat the underlying causes of disease and maintain health through lifestyle interventions.Treatments include herbal medicine, nutrition, dietary and exercise advice, homoeopathy and therapies such as stress management, yoga and massage and more.
We have over 100 different products including liquid herb mixtures which can be custom made to your needs on site. Herbs can be used to treat: Sleep problems, high cholesterol, weight loss, high blood sugar, liver support, hormonal problems for womens health and mens health, depression, anxiety, adrenal fatigue, inflammatory conditions, digestive gut problems.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine all ailments begin with imbalance, so to RE-BALANCE is a key - by stimulating the body's own systems to heal itself for a more sustainable form of natural healing. This can reduce the need for long term medication for both physical and mental-emotional health conditions. Jenny is passionate about helping people to understand and achieve the best health outcomes naturally.
Our nutritional medicine practitioners specialise in the role of nutrition in health and disease. We provide expert nutrition advice for people of all ages and prescribe dietary treatments for many conditions such as diabetes, food allergies, cancers, gastro-intestinal diseases, overweight and obesity. We conduct physical assessments including functional medicine testing to aid in assessing nutritional needs, planning appropriate diets and educating patients and their families thus ensuring progress & success in achieving specific goals.
Bowen Therapy is a holistic and multidimensional approach to pain relief and healing that has achieved remarkable results over the past 50 years.It is based on the recognition by Tom Bowen, its originator, who lived and practiced in Geelong, Victoria, that the underlying cause or source of many musculoskeletal, neurological, neuromuscular and other health or pain problems could be found in the soft tissue or fascia.
Whole body hyperthermia - therapeutic heating - is one of the oldest traditional principles of healing.
Whole-body hyperthermia is a supportive therapy that can be combined with other therapies to relieve symptoms associated with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, arthritis, aches and pains, skin disorders and inflammation associated with other chronic conditions.
It induces sustained muscle relaxation even in the deeper, more inaccessible muscle layers.
Painting therapy is the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience illness, trauma or challenges in living, and by people who seek personal development. Through creating art and reflecting on the art products and processes, people can increase awareness of self and others cope with symptoms, stress and traumatic experiences; enhance cognitive abilities; and enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of making art.
Our GPs at Gore Street Medical really care about our patients through an ongoing dialogue. We offer chronic disease management plans and phone consultations in addition to normal scheduled services.