Long Branch, NJ (PressExposure) March 24, 2008 -- I am asked this question a lot as we have found that this is the best way to describe what it is that we do. In essence, it is exactly what it is. Functional medicine pertains to restoring optimal function to a body part or system. Integrative, refers to the integration of as many therapeutic possibilities as are required to appropriately treat an individual. And neurology, obviously, is the practice of medicine specific to the brain and the neuraxis, (the entire nervous system). In my office, we treat patients with neurologic disorders without the use of drugs or surgery. This is a very difficult concept to comprehend by most, because as a society, we have come to accept that the only way to treat illness is with the use of drugs and surgery. This is hardly the case. It's unfortunate that so many people are convinced, through advertising, that the best answer to a commonplace problem is a radical and toxic solution as the first course of action. In fact, many of the things that I treat patients for respond better without drug therapies, which actually often complicate matters sooner than fix them. Vertigo, dizziness, dysequilibrium and dystonia are a few of these types of conditions. This is also coincidentally the focus of my practice. Our office provides effective treatment strategies based on contemporary principles of applied neuroscience and the individuality of each patient. I am fully trained to evaluate the functional state of each patient's neurological system, as well as to appropriately determine specific and individualized neurological applications of treatment through non-invasive procedures. As such, these procedures are uniquely designed to promote directed changes within the brain and nervous system. Using these types of brain based directed treatments, we are afforded a greater understanding of the neurologic spectrum of disorders with an opportunity and an ability to serve the many patients who suffer with these afflictions.
What Is Functional Integrative Neurology?
Dr. Scopelliti has over 1000 hours in post doctoral neurology, and is a board certified chiropractic neurologist, practicing at the 279 Professional Arts Bldg at the rear of Monmouth Medical Center, in Long Branch, NJ. He is also currently the president of the NJ Chiropractic Council on Neurology. With over ten years specializing, his office focuses on the drug free management of patients with vertigo, dizziness, balance loss, presyncope, dystonia and headaches, as well as other cognitive disorders. Dr. Scopelliti offers a free no obligation consultation to discuss your problem prior to the commencement of any examination/treatment. The office can be reached at (732) 229-5250 to arrange a free consultation, ($75 value). This includes a free balance test/fall risk screen. Free informational booklets are also available as a community service. You may call toll free, (24 hr. recorded message only): 1 888 685-8386 to receive a vertigo/dizziness booklet, 1 800 296-7504 to receive a dystonia booklet. Dr. Scopelliti has a wealth of information updated weekly on the web at http://www.dcneuro.net. We also have a wonderful new Guest Book page, with comments posted from real patients. Just go to the guestbook link at the top of the home page to view them.
Press Release Submitted On: February 21, 2008 at 2:55 pm
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