Comprehensive Health Consultation (70-90 minutes)
During this consultation, I will extensively review your personal and family history, review any labs or other tests you have and discuss your health goals and expectations. I will systematically approach your medical concerns and discover the root of your medical problems. I will answer any questions you have and formulate a wellness action plan to get you on your way to complete health. Vitality Medical Center of Nashville offers wellness programs including cooking classes & customized meal planning.
This consultation can be purchased separately and is also included in the 3-month wellness program.
- Gastrointestinal and Microbiome
- Food Sensitivity
- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
- Intestinal Permeability (Leaky Gut)
- Advanced Cardiac
- Nutrients and Fatty Acids
- Oxidative Stress
- Adrenal Profiles
- Complete Hormone and Hormone Metabolites
- Heavy Metal
Joe Phiakhamta, MAcOM, L.AC
A board-certified acupuncturist at Vitality Integrative and Functional Medicine. He uses acupuncture and Tuina (Chinese bodywork therapy) to safely and effectively relieve his patients’ pain and restore them to optimal health. His focus is on providing patients with thorough, individualized, comprehensive care, treating a variety of specific conditions and symptoms. In addition, he promotes preventative health and educates and empowers his patients to own their health and well-being.
Specializing in Pain Management for neck, shoulders, low back, plantar fasciitis, golfer’s/tennis elbow and knee, fibromyalgia.
Other Conditions Treated:
- Autoimmune disorders
- Chronic Fatigue
- Post-operative pain
- Sports injuries
- Side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation
I offer several three-month wellness programs that are custom designed after an initial Comprehensive Health Consultation. It is a perfect way to start your path to natural healing.
3-Month Wellness Programs
These wellness programs are good for people who do not have serious medical problems. By signing up for the Comprehensive Wellness Program, you will receive:
- Comprehensive Health Consultation with Dr. White
- 3 follow-up sessions with Dr. White
- Nutritional Counseling Session
- Menu Planning Session
- One group cooking class (includes recipes and meal)
- Positive Lifestyle Education and Support
- 2 detoxification treatments in the Infrared Sauna
- Manual containing recipes and food information specific to your condition.
- Step by step guidance and support to meet your wellness goals
We also offer a Comprehensive Plus Wellness Program that includes all of the above, as well as:
- Consultation and Therapy Session of Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Therapist
- 1 follow-up Acupuncture Therapy with the Acupuncture Therapist
Small Group Wellness Programs
I offer 3- and 6-month wellness programs for small groups, including corporate wellness programs. Contact me for more information.
We offer infrared sauna treatments that can be purchased per session or as a package. The infrared sauna is a relaxing way to improve cardiovascular function and skin appearance and function. It is great for weight loss, detoxification, restoration of adrenal glands, and has been shown to reduce symptoms of depression.
Read our blog on the Benefits of Infrared Sauna.
Vitality Medical Center of Nashville offers personal and group cooking classes that can be customized for your medical condition. Other classes I offer include:
Introduction to Plant-Based Cooking
Learn how to structure and prepare healthy, satisfying and well-balanced, plant-based diet meals. I will prepare 4-5 dishes including a sugar free and dairy free dessert.
Introduction to Macrobiotic Cooking
Learn the basic structure for a complete macrobiotic diet meal.
Learn how to prepare some of the common macrobiotic diet dishes and the importance of each dish.
This class will focus on cooking whole grains. You will learn about the different types of whole grains and the benefits of each. I will also teach you creative and delicious ways to transform leftover grains into new and delicious dishes.
Learn how to prepare soups from beans, grains and vegetables. I will also show you how to make basic miso soup and discuss the health benefits of eating soup every day.
Beans and Bean Products
Learn about the medicinal properties of beans and how to make them from scratch. I will also show you delicious ways to cook tempeh and tofu.
Who Knew Vegetables Could Taste So Good
Learn about the different categories of vegetables and the healing properties of each. I will show you different ways to prepare vegetables to make them delicious and discuss the benefits of each style of preparation.
All About the Greens
Learn the different ways to prepare green vegetables and the healing qualities of each. I will also show you which ones are good for certain conditions and which ones may be harmful.
The Dessert Class
Learn how to prepare sugar free and dairy free desserts. I will discuss the toxic effects of sugar and artificial sweeteners and how to make healthy, delicious desserts that everyone will love.
Miso Soup Class
Learn about the different types of miso and the many ways to make miso soup. We will discuss the medicinal qualities of miso soup and why I think it is a super food.
Learn to make quick, easy and delicious meals in 30 minutes from scratch. I will also show you how to use leftovers to shorten the amount of time you spend in the kitchen.
Quick and Easy Lunches
Learn to make quick and easy lunches that you can make either on a lunch break or that you can take with you to work. I will give you my tips on how to take healthy, warm, nourishing food to work without the use of a microwave.
I am available for small and large group speaking engagements. Some of the topics I lecture on include:
- Food As Medicine
- Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet and Eating Whole Foods
- Holistic Healing
- Treating Autoimmunity with Diet
- Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
- Asthma and Allergies
- Managing Chronic Fatigue
- Strengthening Your Gut
- Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis
- Epigenetics and Changing Our Genes
- Food and Emotions
- Healthy Weight Loss
- Sweeten Your Life Without Sugar
- Acid and Alkaline Health
- Introduction to Macrobiotics
- Yin and Yang and How to Make Balance in an Unbalanced World
For additional information about our wellness programs, consultations, cooking classes and speaking engagements, contact me or schedule an appointment at Vitality Medical Center in Nashville.