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Avera Medical Group Functional Medicine

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Avera Medical Group Functional Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD, helps find the root cause of your symptoms. Call us to schedule an appointment.


Not feeling like yourself? As you age you may experience ongoing symptoms. Avera Medical Group Functional Medicine helps find the cause of your symptoms before it develops into a diagnosed condition.

Common issues include fatigue, trouble sleeping, unexpected weight gain or recurring infections. Or, you might be experiencing aches, pains, bloating and worsening menopausal symptoms. Many times, internal inflammation is to blame.

Functional Medicine is an approach to medicine that addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach in a partnership with patients for improving their health.

Our specialized, certified team provides:

  • Primary health care, including annual physicals, lab testing, screenings and common illness care
  • Consultations to understand your unique health imbalance issues
  • Strategies to heal the root of your symptoms and regain overall health and vitality
  • Access to a specialized pharmacy and the expertise of a woman’s health pharmacist
  • Care for chronic conditions
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
  • Well-being advice, coaching and support

If your body isn’t functioning like it should, it may interfere with your lifestyle. This can happen at any stage of life, but especially during mid-life. Watch and learn how Avera’s Functional Medicine providers can help you identify and treat issues related to your:

Functional Medicine looks beyond traditional treatments to help you be your healthiest self. We take the entire picture into consideration, including medical history, personal risk issues, medications, nutrition, exercise, lifestyle and environmental factors.

Patricia Peters, MD, IFMCP, and Jessica Morrell, CNP, IFMCP, as certified functional medicine practitioners, are uniquely trained to identify and treat the root causes of your imbalance. Other key team members include Margaret Loewen, CNP, family medicine Nurse Practitioner; Karen Hoffman, PharmD, Women’s Health Pharmacist; and Annie Ailts, MS, RD, LN, Registered Dietitian.

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Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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