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TRADITIONAL MEDICINE Darien CT

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.

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Our Functional Medicine Doctor at Peak Wellness, Dr. Gengo is a graduate of University of Bridgeport, College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Gengo has a wealth of traditional and integrative training including having served as Adjunct Professor of Cardiology and Clinical Preceptor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cornell Medical College, being a Surgical PA from Cornell University, serving as Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery PA at New York Presbyterian Hospitals, as emergency room PA at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, as oncology PA at Saint Agnes Hospital, and with advanced training in toxicology and chemistry from Saint John’s University. While Dr. Gengo’s Naturopathic Functional Medicine practice emphasizes the management of a myriad of afflictions including a challenging myriad of chronic diseases, cardiovascular issues, and diabetes, she also specializes in weight loss and nutrition, detoxification, food allergies, leaky gut, SIBO, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel. Dr. Gengo is well versed in all manner of advanced nutritional testing, vitamin and nutraceutical interventions, and specific dietary programs. Dr. Gengo brings the power of years of real hospital and practice experience, performed at the highest level of traditional medicine, but also experience working in the field of integrative medicine. Dr. Gengo has a gentle but powerful holistic approach. These qualities make Dr. Gengo uniquely prepared to help you find your way back to a place of wellness.

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We cannot always predict how the body will react to a given food. Most of the time, food is well accepted. But in certain situations, the body will react to the food almost as if it were an infection, an invading foreign body, or something that needs to be fought off.

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You wouldn’t be in this section if you could slip easily into that little black dress hanging in the closet, or that favorite button-down you wore a few Springs ago! Nobody wants to feel the dread and panic that comes with the realization that you might have to buy a whole new wardrobe for a body that doesn’t even resemble the real you.

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With more than 4000 square feet of surface area, our intestine is the most massive organ in the human body. The reason for the huge surface area is due to the primary digestive and absorptive function. Absorption directly into the bloodstream occurs through a specialized lining forming a tight barrier controlling which substances get absorbed and which are blocked.

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You should avoid guessing what your body needs, especially when you can test for this and get a precise indication of what is needed, and what is not.

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While almost 90% of Americans admit to taking some form of vitamin supplement, in reality, the vast majority are doing nothing more than guessing at what they need. Countless take multivitamins as an “insurance policy” for their health, incorrectly assuming whatever the body doesn’t need, will always just easily and harmlessly be eliminated.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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As women, we are presented with a very specific array of health priorities, each of which greatly benefit from an integrative approach. Nurse Georgie combines not only the central elements of traditional medicine, but also the holistic elements of natural medicine.

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We are living in a world inundated with chemicals and toxins. It is impossible to completely eliminate exposure. Therefore it is advantageous to bolster our systems with cleanse and detox programs.

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This day is your most special day, when all eyes and all cameras are on you. Your wedding is absolutely the very biggest moment. If the body is wrong, it won’t make the dress right no matter how much you spend. You absolutely have to look your very best, not just from the outside, but you must be healthy and feel great on the inside so you project that out to the world every moment and all day long.

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INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE Darien CT

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.

MORE INFORMATION

Our Functional Medicine Doctor at Peak Wellness, Dr. Gengo is a graduate of University of Bridgeport, College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Gengo has a wealth of traditional and integrative training including having served as Adjunct Professor of Cardiology and Clinical Preceptor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cornell Medical College, being a Surgical PA from Cornell University, serving as Chief Cardiothoracic Surgery PA at New York Presbyterian Hospitals, as emergency room PA at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, as oncology PA at Saint Agnes Hospital, and with advanced training in toxicology and chemistry from Saint John’s University. While Dr. Gengo’s Naturopathic Functional Medicine practice emphasizes the management of a myriad of afflictions including a challenging myriad of chronic diseases, cardiovascular issues, and diabetes, she also specializes in weight loss and nutrition, detoxification, food allergies, leaky gut, SIBO, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel. Dr. Gengo is well versed in all manner of advanced nutritional testing, vitamin and nutraceutical interventions, and specific dietary programs. Dr. Gengo brings the power of years of real hospital and practice experience, performed at the highest level of traditional medicine, but also experience working in the field of integrative medicine. Dr. Gengo has a gentle but powerful holistic approach. These qualities make Dr. Gengo uniquely prepared to help you find your way back to a place of wellness.

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We cannot always predict how the body will react to a given food. Most of the time, food is well accepted. But in certain situations, the body will react to the food almost as if it were an infection, an invading foreign body, or something that needs to be fought off.

MORE INFORMATION

You wouldn’t be in this section if you could slip easily into that little black dress hanging in the closet, or that favorite button-down you wore a few Springs ago! Nobody wants to feel the dread and panic that comes with the realization that you might have to buy a whole new wardrobe for a body that doesn’t even resemble the real you.

MORE INFORMATION

With more than 4000 square feet of surface area, our intestine is the most massive organ in the human body. The reason for the huge surface area is due to the primary digestive and absorptive function. Absorption directly into the bloodstream occurs through a specialized lining forming a tight barrier controlling which substances get absorbed and which are blocked.

MORE INFORMATION

You should avoid guessing what your body needs, especially when you can test for this and get a precise indication of what is needed, and what is not.

MORE INFORMATION

While almost 90% of Americans admit to taking some form of vitamin supplement, in reality, the vast majority are doing nothing more than guessing at what they need. Countless take multivitamins as an “insurance policy” for their health, incorrectly assuming whatever the body doesn’t need, will always just easily and harmlessly be eliminated.

MORE INFORMATION
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.

MORE INFORMATION
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.

MORE INFORMATION

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.

MORE INFORMATION

As women, we are presented with a very specific array of health priorities, each of which greatly benefit from an integrative approach. Nurse Georgie combines not only the central elements of traditional medicine, but also the holistic elements of natural medicine.

MORE INFORMATION

We are living in a world inundated with chemicals and toxins. It is impossible to completely eliminate exposure. Therefore it is advantageous to bolster our systems with cleanse and detox programs.

MORE INFORMATION

This day is your most special day, when all eyes and all cameras are on you. Your wedding is absolutely the very biggest moment. If the body is wrong, it won’t make the dress right no matter how much you spend. You absolutely have to look your very best, not just from the outside, but you must be healthy and feel great on the inside so you project that out to the world every moment and all day long.

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PHYSICAL MEDICINE Darien CT

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.

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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.

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Dr. DeKens holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Dominican College. Whereas so many of today’s physical therapists rely on machines and tricky devices instead of their own hands just to cloak a limited knowledge of anatomy and a lack of the tactile skills needed to repair the body,

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Chris is an accomplished physical therapist and exercise physiologist, plus has expertise in diet and nutrition. He was a competitive baseball player in his school days, and now has a penchant for rock climbing.

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Dr. Uss is a physical therapist and Naturopathic Doctor. In his school days, he played football and was a champion wrestler. During his athletic career he became passionate about maximizing human performance.

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Dr. Caccire holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy and earned his Masters from Columbia University. A multi-time wrestling tournament champion, upon attending East Stroudsburg University and majoring in exercise physiology, Dr. Caccire wrestled with their Division I team.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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EksoNR bionic technology is the world’s most advanced wearable robotic exoskeleton device. EksoNR is powered to enhance the strength, mobility, and endurance of patients with specific physical challenges involving standing, moving, and walking. EksoNR has proven effectiveness in injured soldiers and paraplegics.

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AESTHETIC MEDICINE Darien CT

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.

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Morpheus8 is a highly advanced subdermal skin tightening and fat remodeling device that fractionally remodels and contours the body and face. Morpheus8 has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin than any other micro-needling device.

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Morpheus8 is a highly advanced subdermal skin tightening and fat remodeling device that fractionally remodels and contours the body and face. Morpheus8 has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin than any other micro-needling device.

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Morpheus8 is a highly advanced subdermal skin tightening and fat remodeling device that fractionally remodels and contours the body and face. Morpheus8 has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin than any other micro-needling device.

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Morpheus8 is a highly advanced subdermal skin tightening and fat remodeling device that fractionally remodels and contours the body and face. Morpheus8 has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin than any other micro-needling device. Morpheus8 energy is a scientifically proven method to reduce wrinkles and rebuild collagen while reducing and remodeling fat.

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Relax fine lines, restore volume and enhance structure; minimally invasive procedures that are oftentimes suitable alternatives to more invasive and irreversible surgical procedures. If you are thinking facelifts, eye lifts, nose jobs and implants might be a bit much, consider the injectable route.

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This technique, perfected by the French, offers gravity defiance and lifts the face back to life without surgery. Spot or globally treat areas weighed down and sagging over time. Popularized on her lifestyle website, French Thread Lifting is Gweynth Paltrow’s not-so-secret secret to a youthful appearance.

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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.

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With over 35 years of experience, Rob Lucas, MPAS, PA-C. Rob is one of the most highly sought-after and experienced minimally invasive cosmetic procedure experts in the country. Working out of Beverly Hills with Dr. Andrew Ordon, the Emmy®-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show The Doctors, and with him since 1987, he combines the most cutting-edge technologies in aesthetics to create customized, signature treatments.

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I.V. DRIP LOUNGE Darien CT

I.V.’s aren’t just for hospital patients any more. What started filtering out into the mainstream as a performance edge, replenishing high-level long-distance marathon runners and Ironman athletes on the sunny west coast, has literally taken off nationwide from there.

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Ultra-potent intravenous infusions are performed at Peak Wellness for a myriad of issues. It is widely known and accepted by the global medical community that the intravenous route of administration is the quickest acting, most direct, and highest potency method of introducing medications and substances in a quick and easy way.

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Intravenous vitamin C, while largely still theoretical in terms of absolute proof of effective treatment, has still garnered impressive support and widespread use particularly among those that wish to support their immune function.

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Intravenous chelation therapy is a method whereby specific substances are introduced into the blood intended to remove excess heavy metals and/or other substances deemed to be potentially harmful from the body.

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For your peak sense of wellness, our select blend of key nutrients is designed for a health and energy boost, leaving you ready to conquer the busiest of lifestyles.

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We put safety first in our Drip Lounge with the highest Covid19 protocols in place. Including pre-screening, separation of chairs into separate safety zones and sterilization of all equipment.

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The restoration of health from illness and the repairing of injuries. We also strive to optimize wellbeing and maximize functionality so our patients fully enjoy the celebration that is life.

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 complementary 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.

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