“Thank you for visiting the Redding Integrative Medicine website”
As of June 30th, 2019, I have retired from patient care. After nearly 40 years working as a physician assistant, I am no longer seeing patients. If you would like to pursue treatment at the root level, I have referred my current patients to the following local Redding providers:
Dr. Rob Hamilton — Prestige Regenerative Medicine
85 Hartnell Avenue, Redding, CA
Jana Pratt PA-C — Essential Health Solutions
2201 Court Street, Redding, CA
I am stepping away from direct patient care to focus my time training Physician Assistants how to practice integrative medicine and open their own practice treating the root cause of problems rather than just putting band-aids on symptoms.
I have been honored and blessed to be part of your care all these years. Thank you for entrusting your care with me and inviting me into your lives. I wish you all much happiness and success on your journey to optimal health.
With gratitude and blessings,
Cathy Ochs, PA-C (now retired)
Why Integrative Medicine Is Better for Your Health
Cathy Ochs, PA-C, Redding Integrative Medicine, exposes the truth, why integrative medicine should be considered as a primary method of health care.
Our current healthcare system is broken. Patients are unhappy with short doctor visits that focus on a prescription to treat their symptom while ignoring the cause of their problem.
A recent survey of 1,000 patients showed one-third spent less than ten minutes with their doctor, and 93% less than 30 minutes. Seven out of ten Americans take at least one prescription drug daily. This drug focused system results in one million people needlessly dying each year from a drug related side effect.
We don’t have a health care system but a dangerous symptom management system.
A Better Way
This system is great at helping us avoid pain and saving lives. But it often stops there. Addressing the root cause of what brought on your problem and fixing this is rarely done. Half of adult Americans live with a chronic health problem.
Instead, our system has become very good at keeping symptoms at bay with drugs and ignoring the cause. This creates an unhealthy nation. The Commonwealth Fund ranks the U.S. last in quality care of 11 developed nations while spending the most in health care dollars. Clearly something is wrong.
Integrative medicine is an excellent solution for our broken system and improving our health. Integrative medicine practitioners spend time with you getting to the root cause of your problem. This cannot be achieved in a ten minute visit. We focus on using natural therapies to support your body to correct the underlying problem and achieve optimal health. Prescription drugs are used only when there are no alternatives available and for the shortest time possible.
Integrative medicine is a better way for all of us. I encourage you to call today for your free screening visit to learn more.
Integrative medicine combines the best practices of traditional medicine with today's state of the art technology offering you the real possibility of cure as opposed to symptom management.
Redding Integrative Medicine is dedicated to our prime goal of discovering the root cause of your health problem. Treating the cause, and eliminating the symptoms.
To determine the root cause of a health problem, we test — not guess. We search for deficiencies and barriers that need to be corrected for you to enjoy optimal health and longevity.
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Call Redding Integrative Medicine now for your free, one-on-one, personalized integrative medicine consultation and evaluation, (530) 605-1505. More here….
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Redding Integrative Medicine patients and medical experts agree that symptom management and a pill-for-every-ill philosophy is a poor replacement for total cure and optimal health.
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"I suffered life-threatening health challenges including heart, thyroid and blood pressure issues. Traditional approaches failed to produce results. I found a common sense alternative with integrative medicine. My results are measurable and sustainable. I would not be here today without the benefits I achieved with integrative medicine."
—Catherine Carl, Retired RN
"I had allergies, no energy, diverticulosis, gluten intolerance, back pain, overweight, metabolic problems plus a ten year battle with vertigo. Integrative medicine CURED most problems. I stopped taking allergy medication, improved my immune system but the best part is my mental clarity and memory have improved dramatically. Integrative medicine is the solution we have all been waiting for."
—Peggy Sutterfield, Retired