Dr. Cocke uses an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers her patients to work together with her to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness. Dr. Cocke uses her expertise to obtain a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, environmental and lifestyle factors and then leverages that data to direct personalized treatment plans that lead to improved patient outcomes.
She treats you, the individual, rather than just treating the symptoms of a disease. By addressing root cause, rather than symptoms, Dr. Cocke will fully examine the complexity of symptoms, environmental exposure and genetic risk factors contributing to disease. Dr. Cocke knows that one condition has many different causes and, likewise, one bad factor may result in many different adverse conditions. Dr. Cocke will personalize her treatment to target your specific risk, trigger and ongoing mediator or immune dysfunction.
When you visit Dr. Cocke, you can expect to spend a lot more time with her than you would with a conventional provider. You can also expect to do a lot of talking, as a large part of Functional Medicine is exploring your detailed personal and family history, the circumstances around your first symptoms, and the experiences you may have had with other healthcare providers. Dr. Cocke will explore the underlying causes of your health problems through careful history taking, physical examination, and laboratory testing. Very commonly, a major contributing factor to your fatigue, pain, malaise, insomnia, weight gain is caused by the pharmaceuticals you are taking! She enthusiastically wants to spread the word that a multiplicity of amazing benefits will occur with a few, targeted , personalized, integrated lifestyle interventions !!
She knows you can do it !!!