Peak Wellness of Greenwich offers advanced diagnostic and treatment care for traditional medical ailments, naturopathic issues, and injury rehabilitation. The qualified staff of licensed professionals includes medical and naturopathic doctors, physical therapists, and nutritional specialists working side-by-side to help you realize your goals.
Our approach is to do whatever is in our power to make you well and, if necessary, using every traditional and/or complimentary method at our disposal to help you. When it comes to musculoskeletal injuries, we not only rehabilitate and heal your injuries, but to also take you well beyond just returning you the same state you were before the injury. Rather, we set forth and implement a clear plan whereby we go beyond and actually strengthen and improve your body, drastically reducing the probability of you reinjuring the area. Our approach to your health is clear from beginning to end and comprehensive throughout.
In particular, Peak Wellness of Greenwich provides advanced physical medicine and advanced healing techniques in an environment where there is continuity of care between practitioners.
Longevity medicine is a unique and informal emerging subspecialty of traditional medicine centered on preserving youth and protecting the body from the ravages of aging. While aging cannot be prevented, there is a staggering amount that can be done to stave off the damage of time.
Physical Performance Testing
High-level competitive athletes as well as lower level serious competitors rely on 3rd-party benchmarks to objectively establish their progress. Our qualified staff of professionals is trained to test athlete suitability.
Physical Therapy & Injury Rehabilitation
When the body is injured, physical therapy may be the only answer. Even when severely injured and surgery is needed, qualified physical therapy absolutely must take over thereafter and truly return the patient to full activity.
Where the more traditional medical approach leaves off, naturopathic medicine with a licensed naturopathic doctor, an N.D., utilizes advanced testing to detect more subtle problems that might be missed by the more traditional medicine approach, and then uses natural and alternative curatives to treat the patient.
Functional medicine focuses on addressing the root cause of an ailment. Treating symptoms may certainly provide relief. But identifying and dealing with the actual source of the problem is what can return the physiology to the pre-morbid state, thereby helping to avoid long-term medications.
Combining the Greek words cheir (hand) and praxis (practice), “chiropractic” uses hands-on therapy to adjust and realign the body, especially the spine, in order to relieve pain.
Acupuncture & Dry Needling
The techniques of acupuncture and dry needling can be used to treat a number of maladies including but not limited to localized pain and muscle spasms. Though they are similar techniques in that they both utilize the placement of a needle through the skin and into the soft tissues of the body, acupuncture and dry needling differ from each other.
When muscles are fatigued, sore, or overly tight due to stress or trauma, hands-on treatment with high-quality manual massage from a licensed and properly qualified therapist can dramatically turn things around.
Nutrition Guidance and Meal Planning
The most powerful way we influence our lives on a daily basis is with the nutrients we consume. Each person is unique and faces individual health challenges. So there is a way to eat for each physiology. Structured meal plans sort it out and is it easy to understand and follow.
When you’re finally done wasting precious time on fad diets and want the dramatic and sustainable results of medical weight loss, we have the real medical licensed professionals and experts that will get the most dramatic yet lasting results in the shortest time.
Female and Male Hormone Health
Our hormones play a major role in our health and maintaining a youthful feel and look. When hormones are deficient or out of balance, health suffers and the signs of aging rapidly take hold.
Intravenous (I.V.) micronutrient therapy is an ultra-potent method of delivering vital fluids, essential vitamins, minerals, critical electrolytes, amino acids, and other health-promoting, performance improving, body enhancing substances directly into the bloodstream.
Primary care is the general day-to-day practice of medicine, and often seen as the first stop when it comes to healthcare. Primary care includes preventive medicine, meaning keeping you up to date on all your screening in an effort to make doctor visits fewer and further between.
The art of sports medicine tends to competitive physical performance and the specific physiologic needs of the athlete as it applies to their sport. This discipline includes performance and functional analysis, physical training and injury rehabilitation, care and optimization of medical issues, and nutrition and diet analysis. At Peak Wellness, sports medicine means getting top physical performance out of the athletes we help.
Cupping involves using a series of circular glass cups applied to the skin surface under suction. The negative pressure created in each cup tightens and lifts the skin away from the surface, drawing it into the cup, improving blood flow in that area and reducing pain and inflammation.
Peak Wellness is a fully-fledged medical practice that offers properly qualified patients access to medical-grade cannabis. The State of Connecticut mandates that only fully registered medical doctors that are properly qualified and registered can evaluate patients and approve them, permitting them access to licensed dispensaries.
Peak Wellness Physical Therapy & injury Rehabilitation has AlterG® anti-gravity technology. AlterG® is a special anti-gravity treadmill that utilizes NASA Differential Air technology to allow patients with complex weight-bearing injuries the ability to move in an environment less hampered by gravity, with the objectives of better and faster functional restoration.
The Aesthetic Medicine Division at Peak Wellness offers our clientele a variety of approved and minimally invasive procedures designed to restore and enhance your appearance. Our highly experienced and licensed healthcare practitioners perform these carefully selected and thoroughly vetted techniques, to give you the very best results.
Morpheus8 & Empanage
Morpheus8 & Empanage represent the elite combination of high-level, fractional radio-frequency (RF) treatments combined with advanced dermal manipulation to emulsify subcutaneous body fat anywhere on the body, all while tightening the skin. Fatty deposits, cellulite, sagging skin, wrinkles, fine lines, crinkling skin, acne scars, stretch marks, and surgical scars are all fair game.
Nurse Georgie is a popular and nationally recognized clinician, academic, consultant, and educator in the field of functional medicine. She is a traditionally licensed RN with the advantage of also having a unique nutritional and health sciences background. Nurse Georgie is a national speaker on the topics of thyroid, weight loss and hormone replacement therapy in women. She educates fellow RN’s and other healthcare professionals including but not limited to medical doctors, naturopaths, osteopaths, dieticians, and chiropractors. Her patient-centered approach combines key fundamentals of basic human physiology with advanced nutrition, biochemistry, pharmacology. This powerful method achieves staggering results in some of even the toughest cases that can stump the more mainstream medical approach. Counting among her clients, television and movie stars, entertainers, and professional athletes, Nurse Georgie has become a trusted caregiver in several specific areas. Her specialties include women’s health, detox & cleanse, rapid weight loss, bio-identical hormones, and advanced aesthetics.
Telehealth programs have grown nationwide as physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can visit with patients remotely. Peak Wellness has developed a convenient way for you to connect and access our healthcare professionals using your tablet or mobile phone. This service is available to existing patients and clientele of Peak Wellness and limited to select non-emergent issues and applicable routine follow-up.
DR. CARLON M. COLKER M.D., FACN
Chief Executive Officer & Medical Director
Peak Wellness of Greenwich, CT
Dr. Colker’s practice specialties include internal medicine, sports medicine, and nutrition. He is licensed in medicine and surgery and on the faculty at Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital where he is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in Neurology in New York City. His privileges include, Attending Physician at both Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and Yale University’s Greenwich Hospital Campus in Connecticut. As a special care physician, he has taken care of the most critically ill patients in the intensive care unit and emergency room. Dr. Colker’s published peer-reviewed clinical research includes extensive work on human performance and nutrition, with the addition of hundreds of lay-press articles to his credit. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, Dr. Colker is a widely published clinical researcher, book author, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on athletic enhancement and human performance. He is a familiar network reality TV star on ABC where he starred alongside NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal on ABC’s Shaq’s Big Challenge.
Dr. Colker is a former Medical Correspondent for FOX, offering his expert opinion and advice to millions of American households. His commentary can also be seen on ESPN Outside the Lines, NBC’s Health Segment, and Court TV. Dr. Colker has worked with numerous notable NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, USTA, and Olympic athletes, helping them heal form injury, strengthen their bodies, and optimize their physical performance. In the world of celebrities, as he is also a former champion competitive bodybuilder, Dr. Colker is known as the “go-to” doctor for marquee entertainers needing a certain look and A-list actors facing more challenging roles involving dramatic body transformation. He has managed to combine his remarkable experiences to help countless people from all walks of life reach their true maximum potential.
Dr. Colker has also been interviewed on national television over a variety of topics from the serious to the not-so-serious by everyone from Barbara Walters and Katie Couric to Jenny Jones, Montel Williams, and Roseanne Barr. As his personal physician and long-time trainer, Dr. Colker starred alongside NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal on ABC’s Shaq’s Big Challenge.
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