Uplifting Health and Wellness

OUR MISSION

The mission of uplifting health and wellness is to promote optimal wellness by providing traditional health care services and alternative therapy options to our patients. We provide comprehensive compassionate care, counseling, support, and education to our clients. We believe that patients benefit greatly by participating in an array of traditional, as well as
alternative, medical services and activities.

Our knowledgeable staff will assist you in developing a health and wellness program that best serves your needs. It is important for you to find the best medicine and health services for your personal situation, and we are here to help. We believe that the human body needs an array of preventive and therapeutic care to achieve complete health and wellness, and to promote healing.

Uplifting Health and Wellness provides medical consultations, educational opportunities, and community services. We work with patients to find the right combination of medicines and
alternative therapies that best serve their wellness needs. Our focus is on providing a full spectrum of alternative healing options, including medical cannabis, herbal compounding, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, and traditional Western Herbalism. We welcome you to Uplifting Health and Wellness. We have developed a great group of medical professionals and alternative therapy providers to assist you in your wellness journey.

We offer a broad spectrum of healthcare services that can help you find a better quality of life. Our physicians are educated in traditional and alternative medical opportunities, including the emerging field of medical cannabis. We believe that patients should have access to a number of different health and healing opportunities to improve the wellness potential of their body, mind, and spirit. We look forward to serving you, and helping you find true health and wellness.

WHAT WE DO

We are a patient-focused healthcare provider specializing in alternative therapies, including medical cannabis. We provide a convenient, affordable, discreet, and safe healthcare service for our patients. Our physicians consult with patients on their healthcare needs, and provide them with a wellness plan that can improve their quality of life through both traditional and alternative care options. In addition to medical consultations and diagnosis, we provide our patients with wellness services, support, counseling, and educational opportunities.

OUR VISION

Uplifting Health & Wellness focuses on the patients we serve and unique treatment plans that improve their quality of life. Medicine and therapies are merely the means by which patients achieve that objective. By creating a caring and professional environment we give our patients the best experience possible.

Our team consists of professionals with an array of experience in traditional medicine and alternative therapies. Our team is comprised of professionals that have spent their careers helping people improve their health. We have brought together a diverse, talented and experienced group to manage our clinic and provide cutting edge therapeutic solutions to our patients.

Our medical practitioners are focused on giving patients a medical experience that allows them to explore both conventional and complimentary therapies. They understand that the human body requires an array of treatment and care to function properly. Optimal health is a state of balance and harmony in body, mind, and spirit and that reaching and maintaining this balance is a lifelong process.

The leadership at Uplifting understands that we are only as good as the individuals that make up our staff. We focus on proper training to ensure patient satisfaction at every level. The clinic’s values are reflective of the experienced and professional nature of its leadership. Our Board of Directors will lead the organization to be a responsible and integral part of the community by creating a forum for opportunity, education, and well-being.

We enhance our patient care opportunity through involvement with other community-based organizations. We are associated with many medical, scientific, political, and patient advocacy groups committed to promoting alternative therapies, including medical cannabis. These relationships allow us to organize effectively and provide patients detailed relevant information about their medical conditions and therapies that have proven to be effective for them.

Our clinic provides written certifications for medical cannabis in conjunction with the regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In order to qualify for a written certification from our physicians for medical cannabis a patient must have a qualifying debilitating medical condition. The law specifies: cancer, glaucoma, AIDS, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and other conditions as determined in writing by our physicians.

TRADITIONAL MEDICAL CARE

Uplifting Health and Wellness provides traditional medical care, including physical examinations and diagnosis. Our physicians have a rich background in conventional medicine and can work with practitioners of your choice to enhance your healthcare options. We treat acute and chronic illnesses through general healthcare methods, and provide preventive care and traditional healthcare education to our patients.

Our medical staff is focused on the care of chronic health problems; the ongoing treatment of acute non-lifethreatening illnesses; the referral to specialized care of patients with debilitating medical conditions; and preventative care including health education and holistic wellness activities.

ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

In addition to conventional medical approaches, our medical practitioners encourage the integration of alternative therapies to increase a person’s wellness potential. We have continued to see positive results in our patients through methods of alternative healthcare. There is an array of alternative treatment options that can help patients feel better and maintain their health. Our medical staff encourages patients to find a healthcare plan that incorporates different types of therapies to overcome health challenges and to prevent illness and disease.

Below are some alternative health and wellness
options that we encourage our patients to consider:

Therapeutic Massage and Acupressure: Massages relieve muscle tension and promote relaxation. This treatment can be adapted based on each patients needs by using a combination of eclectic techniques.

Reiki: This is a body harmonizing technique used to restore nature’s energy flow with a calm and nurturing touch.

Deep Tissue Massage: Intensive massage experience focused on releasing tension in deep muscle layers to relieve tension headaches and chronic muscle pain.

Acupuncture: This alternative therapy provides relief for many health conditions by using the ancient Chinese techniques to pinpoint various meridians or channels of the body to relieve pain.

Reflexology: Therapeutic foot massage that improves circulation and restores energy flow through the entire body using ancient techniques.

Yoga/Pilates: Patients who a able to find positive results from the tranquil exercise of yoga and the healthful practice of Pilates and stretching. A disciplined approach to physical wellbeing can be extremely beneficial for patients. Classes that teach patients to care for their bodies and be aware of its needs promote health and wellness.

Educational Seminars and Training Courses: A well-educated patient is a healthy patient. Uplifting Health and Wellness provides a forum to learn many different relevant topics. Education gives a person confidence and supports the healing experience.

Counseling: At times patients just will need to talk to someone about issues in their life. Counseling is a service that is essential to the healing process. With all of the stress and turmoil people face in life, having an outlet and forum in which to openly discuss these challenges is extremely vital part of healthy living.

Support Groups: It is proven that patients benefit greatly by being part of a support group to share and discuss the challenges that they may share with others in similar situations. HIV, Cancer, Gastrointestinal, and other condition based groups allow for patients to be a part of a smaller community of patients that have the same type of issues.Together they can share ways of overcoming them. Uplifting Health and Wellness provides a space for these meetings and will give guidance if needed.

Cannabis Medicines: Medical cannabis has proven to be a positive medical option for a growing part of the population. Patients find relief in different kinds of cannabis medicines, such as tinctures, extractions, whole plant preparations, topical treatments, and more. We encourage patients to explore the different types of therapies and find what works best for them.

Herbal Compounding: Compounding refers to the process of combining various herbs in a balanced formula to treat specific conditions or issues, or to act as a whole-body holistic formulation. Patients have found positive results using compounding methods, in lieu of, or in addition to conventional medicines.

Ayurveda: Ayurveda is the traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing. The two main guiding principles of Ayurveda are that the mind and the body are inextricably connected; and that nothing has more power to heal and transform the body than the mind.

Chinese Medicine: Chinese medicine is a system of medicine partly based on the idea that an energy, called qi (say “chee”), flows along pathways in the body called meridians. In this belief, if the flow of qi along these meridians is blocked or unbalanced, illness can occur. Using acupuncture, herbs, and other treatment modalities, Chinese medicine works to restore harmony and energetic balance to the body which stimulates natural healing and promotes health.

Traditional Western Herbalism: The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism places the function of western herbs in their true historical context, apart from homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, and Ayurveda. Western herbalism is based on physicians’ and herbalists’ clinical experience and traditional knowledge of medicinal plant remedies preserved by oral tradition and in written records over thousands of years. Western herbalism, like the much older system of traditional Chinese medicine, relies on the synergistic and curative properties of the plant to treat symptoms and disease and maintain health.


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