Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Program for Stroke Recovery
Naturopathic medical consultsThis 4-month program includes multiple consults and assessments by key players in the treatment program, including our naturopathic medical consults, which occur over 60min for your first two visits, followed by either 60 or 30min follow-ups as directed by your doctor. You will meet with the doctor to review your medical history, review of your current diet and lifestyle habits, nutritional supplements dose and prescription and medication, dose and prescription and a detailed body systems and composition assessment. Functional medical lab tests will be collected as a part of the program, and results will be reviewed prior to starting treatment. Your treatment program includes accountability calls and follow-up consults to re-assess your progress. Prescriptions include: dietary changes, meal plans, supplements, herbal medicine and lifestyle therapies. All prescriptions are given with your current medication and diagnoses in mind and follow evidence-based research.
Anesthesiology AssessmentConsultations and assessments with our anesthesiologist will be conducted to determine if the patient is eligible to proceed with the hyperbaric oxygen therapy portion of the treatment program. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an essential stem in recovery as it acts to accelerate the uptake of the nutritional and supplement therapies, and use of these bio-nutrients to help the body heal and repair .
Physiatry and physical medicineOur team physiatrist provides a physical medicine assessment of the patients fine and gross motor skills, and balance, to coordinate the physical exercises that the patient will undergo in the chamber, in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and videos movement before, during, and after treatment.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)Eligible patients for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, medically fit to undergo the treatment, will have an individualized treatment plan that incorporates length of the each treatment session and number of treatments. A typical treatment session lasts approximately two hours. The number of treatments ranges from 20 to 60 in total, scheduled 5 treatments/week for two to eight weeks.