Philadelphia, PA - Naturopathic doctor Tara Nayak has opened her first holistic medicine practice in the Philadelphia, PA neighborhood of Fishtown. Located at Threshold Wellness at 440 E Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125, Tara Nayak, N.D.’s practice provides a unique approach to solving health issues and maintaining wellness that goes beyond simply eliminating the symptoms.
Dr. Nayak specializes in general family care with a focus on complex chronic diseases, digestive complaints, and hormonal imbalances. Rather than suppressing symptoms, Dr. Nayak looks at the whole person to find, and address, the underlying cause for a long-lasting health solution. The initial visit is 60 minutes and entails a discussion about the individual’s current state of health and pertinent history. She listens carefully and works on a targeted individualized level to determine the best course of action, using a 4P model of medicine:
- Prediction - anticipating your body’s unique needs and the health challenges you may face.
- Prevention - getting ahead of any risks by bringing your body into a balanced state best for healing and maintaining health.
- Personalization - building a plan that works for you, tailored to your genes, biochemistry, life experiences, and current lifestyle
- Participation - figuring out how to best define and support your role as an active participant in your health.
“I’m excited to bring naturopathic medicine to my favorite city in the world," says Dr. Nayak. "I love getting to know people on a personal and cellular level, and providing answers and explanations to their health concerns. I am committed to working on the problem until I find a solution!"
Dr. Nayak’s unique services include personalized nutrition, genomic analysis, microbiome analysis, botanical medicine, nutritional supplementation, and more. These services help to identify trends in how the individual’s body systems are functioning, and they allow Dr. Nayak to truly personalize each individual’s treatment plan. She also has specific health programs designed to encompass a varied approach to common problems, including “Gut Restoration Program” and “No Stone Unturned Whole Health Assessment.” Dr. Nayak’s goal is to form a long term relationship with her clients - naturopathic medicine is a gentle healing process that requires commitment, but the results are lasting and ultimately life changing.