Frequently AskED Questions

According to the Institute of Functional Medicine:

“individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness ”

5 Foundational principles of Functional Medicine

  1. Targets root causes of diseases, allows healing to occur instead of merely treating symptoms.
  2. Takes a whole body approach to health
  3. Focus on creating health and vitality
  4. Lifestyle and nutrition based
  5. Promotes empowerment and personal responsibility

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Brain Fog
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Chronic Pain and Inflammation
  • Hormone Disorders and Imbalances
  • Diabetes and Insulin Resistance
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
In addition, Dr. Larisa provides support to help you move beyond stress and anxiety to build the foundation of true inner peace. When you are in peace, your body can do what’s been designed to do, which is to heal itself.

Schedule a complimentary 15-minute health strategy call. This is a high value session to help you gain clarity on what’s currently standing in the way of you achieving your health goals and see which course of action may be best suited for your needs.

If you are a good candidate for care and believe True Health, P.C. aligns with your goals, we will go over the process of booking the comprehensive Foundational Health Assessment. 

Yes we work remotely. Dr. Larisa serves patients in New Jersey, New York and Florida via telemedicine. 

We connect remotely through our secure video conferencing with screen share capability.

Yes. Dr. Larisa works as a functional medicine consultant and not a replacement for your primary care physician. She’ll ask you to have a primary care physician to cover emergencies, yearly physicals, routine care and screenings.

Conventional blood work with advanced biomarker testing is ordered for the Foundational Health Assessment.

Functional Medicine lab testing is ordered within the True Health membership.

Functional Medicine testing helps us uncover the hidden root cause(s) of your symptoms or illness. Using Functional Medicine testing we strive to uncover a cellular or organ dysfunction prior to the development of an onset of a serious disease.

Testing is performed via urine, stool, saliva, and/or blood. Outside of blood work, most of the lab testing can be performed from the comfort of your own home.

Dr. Larisa delivers a comprehensive lab video interpretation to ensure you fully understand how your body is functioning.

We are committed to providing you with the most affordable care possible.

Most laboratory services provided by LabCorp or Quest can be billed directly to your insurance plans unless you don’t have out- of-network coverage. For those that do not have good lab coverage True Health P.C. has made special arrangements with all of our lab vendors to provide you with direct lab pricing for tests not covered by insurance.

On average, functional medicine lab fees cost between $500 – $1,500. 

At True Health, P.C. supplements are personalized specifically to fill in your nutrient and mineral gaps. Quality of the supplements is very important. We recommend only 3rd party tested supplements which are of the highest quality.

We do not participate with insurance plans. Our focus is on you and your health.  

Upon request, we can provide you with a copy of the superbill which you can submit to your insurance company for out-of-network claims for possible reimbursement. 

We accept cash, check, major credit, and debit cards. You may also use pre-tax dollars from a Health Savings Account (HSA) to pay for your consultation. We also offer our 3rd party funding upon request.

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