Rebel Healthcare: An Overview

"We Have Hope. Rebellions Are Built On Hope."

"The Unconventional Direct Pay Functional Medicine Chiropractor Who Trusts You"
seemed a bit too long for a business name, so I settled for Rebel Healthcare.

Here are a few examples of the rebellion.
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#1 Chronic vs. Acute Concerns

Your chronic healthcare concerns have not been well-met in the traditional medical model. You know this. Conventional medicine is superb at acute care, such as emergencies and life-threatening infections. It is not, however, effective at or equipped to deal with chronic disease, discomfort, or pain--these are the issues that integrative and holistic medicine recognizes and treats fantastically, and the primary concerns that I am passionate about addressing.

 
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#2 Chiropractic Physician in Illinois

I am a Physician in the state of Illinois. As a Chiropractic Physician I may not prescribe drugs (and subsequently, no removing patients from drug therapies that their MD or DO has prescribed) and I may not do surgery (I have no training in surgical procedures). Other than that, I am free to practice rebellious medicine that changes lives. My passion and chosen path is helping others through Functional Medicine. I didn't even know that my passion had a designation or name, but hey, we found each other and I'm in love.

 
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#3 Holistic, Integrative, Functional Medicine

Chiropractic manipulation can be great physical (and energetic) medicine. I will adjust you when and where you need it, just like I will be addressing All The Things that are contributing to your discomfort or disease. Holistically, integratively, and functionally. 

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. 

 

 
 
holistic - adjective

Philosophy
1 Characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

1.1 MEDICINE
Characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.
— Oxford Dictionary
 
integrative
adjective

1 Combining two or more things to form an effective unit or system.

1.1 MEDICINE
Combining allopathic and complementary therapies.
— Oxford Dictionary
 
functional - adjective

1 Of or having a special activity, purpose, or task.

1.1 Relating to the way in which something works or operates.

1.2 (of a disease) affecting the operation, rather than the structure, of an organ.

1.3 (of a mental illness) having no discernible organic cause.
— Oxford Dictionary
 
 

 
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#4 Direct Care, Direct Pay - No Insurance Taken

 I don't take insurance. For one, insurance doesn't pay for actual preventive medicine. It pays for treatment after you are diagnosed with a "disease.'

Pause for a moment and consider that.

Secondly, I will not be a part of something that I consider broken and unethical. If you come to me, I will happily offer you all the services within my scope of practice. I operate as a direct care, direct pay physician. What this looks like is a membership-based system where you get a heck of a lot of access to me via in-person appointments, HIPAA compliant messaging and telemedicine, and phone calls for a monthly fee. Some things are not included in the cost of membership, because not everyone needs the same care. We will work together to determine what you need. It's an innovative approach that has proved itself and I believe it is the future of healthcare.

 
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#5 House Calls (just like Doc Baker on Little House on the Prairie!)

I am a house call physician. Or office call. Or coffee house call. Wherever you are comfortable speaking with me about your health and wellness, I will come to you.

 

That, my friends, is Rebel Healthcare, the Dr. Harrison way.

"This Is A Rebellion, Isn't It? I Rebel."