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Make an appointment today, and we will help you decide which of the following healthcare options at The Center is / are most suitable for you:

  • Holistic Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Massage Therapy
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Women's Health
  • Men's Health
  • Personalized Preventive Medicine and Healthy Aging
  • Alternative Pain Management
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD

  • Here are some of the services we offer:
    Holistic Medicine
    Holistic medicine is an integrative practice of medicine in which the focus of care is the whole person who has the dis-ease or disease.  The goal is to achieve optimal health and well-being for the mind, body, and spirit through a combination of complementary therapies and traditional medicine. It emphasizes prevention, patient participation, and personal responsibility, thus fostering a partnership between the health care professionals and the patient. Complementary, alternative therapies are encouraged, but traditional medicines are not withheld when necessary. The advantages of such an approach are several:  (1) you get to participate in the decisions made, (2) we offer alternative treatment options before drugs thus avoiding drug side effects, (3) we personalize your treatment to your particular uniqueness, and (4) we care about you first and then your dis-ease or disease. We spend time knowing you and giving a fresh outlook to your problems.
    Functional Medicine
    Functional medicine is a science-based discipline that treats illness and promotes wellness by focusing on the unique aspects of each patient. It views disease as a breakdown of that which maintains a person's metabolic balance. By identifying the body's malfunctions, the practitioner can restore physiological, psychological, and structural balance. The focus of treatment is the patient.
    Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
    Acupuncture has been practiced for more than 4000 years. It is based on the understanding that human beings are complex bioelectrical systems and that an energy called Chi circulates throughout the body along pathways called meridians. If the Chi circulation is disrupted, the body cannot function optimally, and disease results in the organ or system that is connected. Stimulating acupuncture points can restore balance, natural flow, and rhythm. Acupuncture is useful not only in pain management and analgesia, but in managing medical conditions such as allergies, asthma, arthritis, sinusitis, facial palsy, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. It can also be an alternative to surgical facelifts.

    Just as certain acupuncture points have different functions to correct the flow of Chi, so do Chinese herbs.  But while acupuncture uses external energies to promote healing, herbal medicine works internally to restore the body to balance.  So in this way acupuncture and herbs work together to promote healing.  Herbal medicine can treat similar conditions to acupuncture.

    Click here for more information on Acupuncture and Herbology: General Information, Hypertension and Acupuncture, Impotence and Acupuncture.

    Massage Therapy
    Massage therapy is considered to be among the oldest treatments used by man. Today, it is an acceptable part of many rehabilitation programs. Its benefits include reduction of muscular tension and pain, improved circulation, increased joint flexibility, improved posture and reduction of stress. Therapeutic massage is an invaluable modality for correcting imbalances created by the impact of stress on the body and in managing orthopedic pain.
    Clinical Nutrition
    Clinical Nutrition is the cornerstone of healthcare. Many age-related diseases, e.g. heart disease, stroke, some cancers, diabetes mellitus, and immune disorders are closely related to nutrient deficiencies and imbalances. We focus on balanced nutrient intake as an important foundation for optimal health. Since people are biochemically unique and enjoy various lifestyles and eating habits, we look beyond the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) in our nutritional assessment. With the advent of nutritional genomics (or "nutrigenomics") the science dedicated to understanding at the molecular level how certain chemicals found in the diet can affect health by altering an individual's genetic makeup, we can do functional testing and genetic testing to personalize your nutritional needs.
    Women's Health
    Most of the women's health problems we see at the Center are related to their hormones being out of balance. At various stages throughout sexual development, from adolescence to the reproductive years, to peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause, hormone imbalances often manifest with symptoms that get mislabeled. Many hormone imbalances get incorrectly diagnosed as polycystic ovaries syndrome, endometriosis, premenstrual tension syndrome, fibroids, infertility, and even depression. By seeing women for their well woman exams and working with hormone testing, we are able to put together a program using bio-identical hormones, nutriceuticals and lifestyle changes. We use natural therapies before resorting to synthetic medications. Besides female hormone issues, we also deal with a lot of women with other hormone imbalances such as insulin resistance, low thyroid conditions, adrenal stress. and low sex drive. The endocrine glands all work harmoniously, so if one is out of balance, we have to consider the rest.
    Men's Health
    We work with men who have climbed the ladder of success in their careers, but find their energy, vitality and sexual health going downhill. We do a comprehensive evaluation that includes hormone testing. Like the approach to women's health, restoration is again first, with natural therapies and bio-identical hormones and then medications if needed. We also see men for their wellness exams.

    Personalized Preventive Medicine and Healthy Aging
    Health is not just the absence of disease, but the pursuit of positive vitality. Prevention is not only about screening tests for cancer, heart disease, or other diseases. A holistic approach into the mind, body, and spirit in the context of family, environment, and genetics is essential to promote healthy aging. We approach your aging this way, and through genetic testing we personalize your program. We can identify genetic factors that relate to certain functions of your organs, and from that, we personalize your nutritional program to strengthen certain organ systems.

    Alternative Pain Management
    For those of you seeking a non-medicinal approach to pain management, the Center offers an integrated approach through acupuncture, Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM), and nutriceuticals. With your collaboration, we can choose what works best for you. FSM is an FDA-approved non-invasive physical therapy method using frequencies and current in millionths of an amp to stimulate healing. Microcurrent frequencies resonate with biological tissues and, with the appropriate frequency, change the structure of the tissue. Your body is a complex structure of cells, glands, nerves, bones, muscles, organs, etc. Each tissue vibrates at specific frequencies. When there is injury or illness, the tissue takes on a different vibration characteristic. When we apply FSM to your body, we match the frequencies of the tissue disruptions with the frequencies we choose for your therapy. FSM is helpful in a variety of pain conditions, e.g., acute injuries, back pain, joint pain, sprain and strains. Learn more at the FSM seminar.
    Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD
    Many biochemical and physiological factors combine in a child who is genetically predisposed to autism and / or ADHD. We look for these various factors and use natural remedies and nutriceuticals to correct the problems. Excitotoxins, heavy metal toxicity, strep infection, viral infection, or allergies are some of the pieces of the puzzle. We work toward unraveling these factors through genetic and metabolic testing. For more information on our approach, please visit Dr. Amy Yasko's website, holistichealth.com.


    The Center is a fee for service facility and does not participate in third-party insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid. Payment is expected at the time of services by cash, MC, or Visa. The Center will provide you an encounter form to list the services you received so that you can submit it to your insurance company. Our patients tell us that insurance companies often do not reimburse for supplements nor for services that are preventive, acupuncture, or non-traditional tests.
     

    Nellie Grose, M.D., offers and maintains this website to provide information of a general nature about conditions requiring the services of a holistic family physician. The information is provided with the understanding that Nellie Grose, M.D, is not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendations. Any information in the publications, messages, postings, or articles on this website should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a board certified family physician to address individual medical needs. This information is meant for residents of the State of Texas and any others who read it do so at their own risk.