Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I lose weight? 2023-01-19T11:54:17-07:00

After completing the One Wellness Mastery Program, patients lose on average 14.92 pounds over a 60-day period.

Who Performs Acousana Treatments?2022-08-24T15:46:39-06:00

Acousana therapy is performed by certified technicians who have received hands-on training in order to provide successful patient outcomes.

Who is eligible for hormone pellet therapy?2023-02-09T11:35:06-07:00

Any adult with low or imbalanced hormone labs and with low hormone symptoms may be considered for hormone pellet therapy. You may discuss this with Doctor Rodgers to decide if this is the right treatment for you.

What Should I Expect On My 15 Minute Phone Consultation?2023-01-08T08:26:14-07:00

During your initial consultation, one of our specialists will carefully review and discuss your medical history and your goals. If you are a good fit to work with us, then we will discuss the One Wellness Mastery Program and what it looks like to reach your destination on your healing journey.

What Should I Expect During Acousana Treatments?2022-08-24T15:47:04-06:00

Treatments are similar to what you would experience during an ultrasound. You should arrive in clothes that allow us to reach the treatment area and sessions take about 15 minutes.

What kind of testing does functional medicine involve?2023-03-09T19:27:22-07:00

We take a comprehensive approach to evaluating your health by conducting an in-depth health history, performing a range of laboratory tests including samples of saliva, blood, urine, hair, skin, stool, and more, and conducting a thorough physical examination. Our advanced testing methods also allow us to assess your autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular health, physical function, brain function, body composition, and more.

What is the treatment approach for CIRS?2023-06-02T18:43:54-06:00

The treatment approach for CIRS is typically multifaceted and individualized. It involves identifying and addressing the specific triggers, supporting the body’s detoxification pathways, reducing inflammation, and supporting overall health. This may include nutritional interventions, detoxification protocols, lifestyle modifications, targeted therapies, and collaboration with various healthcare professionals.

What Is The Cost Of The Initial Consultation?2023-01-08T08:26:13-07:00

The initial 15 min phone consultation is complimentary. We do this so that we can quickly find out if we’re a good fit for each other and if our program can help you.

What is hormone pellet therapy?2023-02-09T11:33:46-07:00

Hormone pellet therapy uses bioidentical hormone pellets to treat hormone deficiencies and imbalances. Bioidentical means that the hormones used are the same molecule that the body makes and then metabolizes. The pellets are inserted under the skin. The blood supply then forms over the pellets, and with each heartbeat, the hormones are taken to be used by the target cells. This is very similar to how the hormones are taken up from the ovaries and testes. The pellets are active for 3-6 months, depending on multiple factors. The pellets completely dissolve, and do not need to be removed.

What is functional medicine and how is it different from conventional medicine?2023-03-09T19:22:28-07:00

Functional Medicine prioritizes treating the individual as a whole, not just the disease. This approach involves a comprehensive evaluation of your health history, lab results, and physical examination to identify the underlying causes of health problems. A personalized treatment plan is created and continuously adjusted to guide you towards optimum wellness. Our approach encompasses dietary modifications, physical activity, lifestyle changes, hormone therapy, supplementation, and medication as needed.

What hormones can be replaced/supplemented with pellets?2023-02-09T11:35:29-07:00

We can replace Estrogen and Testosterone with pellets. We also balance other hormones such as Progesterone, Thyroid, and Insulin with diet, supplementation, lifestyle changes, or medication if absolutely necessary.

What defines success, and what is the success rate? 2023-01-19T11:57:59-07:00

Success is largely determined by you, the patient. Before beginning the program, we’ll learn about your health goals and challenges that you’re wanting to overcome. We’ll then set proper expectations and clear outcomes for your program and work alongside you every step of the way to make sure you achieve your goals. Yeah, yeah, but show me the numbers – here you go:

  • Average 60-day weight loss is 14.92 lbs.
  • 20.96% of individuals eliminated or reduced one or more medications related to the program’s targeted health condition.
  • Percentage of patients who reported improvement within 60 days in the following categories:
  • Sleep – 82%
  • Energy – 75%
  • Digestion – 67%
  • Focus – 62%
  • Mood/Anxiety – 58%
What causes Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)?2023-06-02T18:39:57-06:00

CIRS is primarily triggered by exposure to biotoxins from sources like mold, bacteria, or other environmental factors. People with a genetic susceptibility to biotoxin-related illnesses are more prone to developing CIRS.

What are your qualifications?2023-01-19T11:53:51-07:00

Our team has over 25 years of experience in functional medicine and have seen just about everything. Your diagnostic results will be reviewed by Dr. Rodgers who will carefully listen to your health goals and work with you to develop the best treatment plan.

What are the benefits of hormone pellet therapy?2023-02-09T11:35:51-07:00

With pellet therapy you can feel like yourself again with more energy, less depression, better body composition, improved sex drive and function, fewer headaches, and better sleep. You may also decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s, heart attacks, strokes, osteoporosis, and wrinkles.

What Are The Benefits of Acousana?2022-08-24T15:47:13-06:00

Acousana is a non-invasive, drug free approach to eliminating your pain that treats the root cause of pain – Inflammation! Acousana restores mobility and requires little to no downtime allowing you to return to regular activities the same day.

Is there anyone the program is not for?2023-01-19T11:57:07-07:00

The One Wellness Mastery Program is not for those who aren’t truly committed to making changes to their health. For our patients, living in optimal health is a must.

Is The One Wellness Mastery Program FSA/HSA Eligible?2023-01-08T08:26:11-07:00

Yes, the One Wellness Mastery Program is FSA and HSA eligible. We can provide you with the documentation if needed to submit to your plan administrator.

Is Acousana Therapy New?2022-08-24T15:46:57-06:00

Acousana therapy utilizes FDA cleared technology for the activation of connective tissue and is registered for pain reduction and improved blood supply.

How much does it cost?2023-02-14T16:50:22-07:00

As a new patient, you’ll receive thorough lab work as well as an in depth consultation with Dr. Rodgers who will review your results with you and identify if you’re a candidate for our hormone therapy program. The cost for this initial step is $200. From there, if hormone pellet therapy is recommended, treatments cost $650 for men and $350 for women.

How much does it cost?2023-01-19T11:55:46-07:00

The cost of the One Wellness Mastery Program will depend upon the severity of the symptoms that you’re experiencing and program length. Most programs range between $1,000 to $2,000.

How Many Acousana Treatments Do I Need?2022-08-24T15:47:22-06:00

Every patient and every condition is different, most conditions require 6-8 treatments. With some severe conditions requiring follow up treatments two to four months later.


How Long Will The Results From Acousana Therapy Last?2022-08-24T15:47:31-06:00

Following a full treatment protocol, most patients report long term results with some experiencing permanent relief. Clinical studies show patients evaluated using the Visual Analogical Scale (VAS) at a medium term (6-12 months) as well as long term (13-24 months) post treatment, continued to report a decrease in their level of pain and an increase in their range of motion. Individual outcomes vary.

How Long Does It Take To See Results With Acousana Therapy?2022-08-24T15:47:43-06:00

The vast majority of patients see an immediate reduction in pain, inflammation and swelling after the first treatment.

How long do the results last?2023-02-14T16:52:26-07:00

Hormone pellet therapy provides the most sustained levels of hormones for the longest period of time without the “roller coaster” effect. The treatment usually lasts 3-4 months for women and 4-5 months for men. This treatment time depends on metabolism, diet, supplements, exercise, gender, and conditioning.

How is your clinic different from others offering hormone replacement therapy?2023-02-09T11:38:01-07:00

Rather than carefully balancing all of your hormones, many clinics simply boost your testosterone or estrogen levels which can either accentuate the problem or not work at all. Hormones are delicate and should be balanced precisely in order for you to feel your absolute best. Dr. Rodgers has successfully performed over 5000 pellet treatments and is one of the longest-standing hormone experts in Utah. Dr. Rodgers values spending time with you and the opportunity to listen closely to what you’re experiencing. He then combines that understanding with knowledge gained through thorough lab work to build a highly-customized treatment plan designed just for you.

How is the pellet inserted?2023-02-09T11:37:19-07:00

Prior to the insertion of the pellets, the correct individualized dose is calculated by Dr. Rodgers. During the in-office visit, which only takes a few minutes, you’ll be brought into the exam room, and the insertion site is numbed. The most common site of insertion is the upper buttocks. A small incision is then made for pellet insertion. Once the pellet is inserted, the site is covered with a small bandage (no stitches are needed).

How is it different from programs I’ve tried before?2023-01-19T11:58:38-07:00

We focus on education. Many patients fail to see success with other programs simply because they don’t understand the importance behind the changes they’re being asked to make. We believe education comes first. That way, you not only see the results you’re after but you also know exactly what you did in order to achieve them so that you can replicate the process again and again towards total health mastery.

How is CIRS diagnosed?2023-06-02T18:41:11-06:00

Diagnosing CIRS can be complex. It often involves a combination of a detailed medical history, symptom evaluation, visual contrast sensitivity (VCS) testing, laboratory testing (such as biomarker analysis), and potentially other specialized assessments like genetic testing or imaging studies. Working with a healthcare professional experienced in CIRS diagnosis is crucial.

How does hormone replacement therapy compare to other treatments?2023-02-09T11:34:43-07:00

Hormone therapy replaces what the body is missing. We use your labs, symptoms, and health history to replace and balance what your body needs. Diet, hormone precursors, and supplements help, but do not replace the hormones that are low or imbalanced in your body.

How does functional medicine support the body’s natural healing processes?2023-03-09T19:28:18-07:00

Functional medicine supports the body’s natural healing processes by identifying and addressing the underlying causes of disease, rather than just treating symptoms.

At One Wellness, we take into account the complexity of the human body and recognize that health is not simply the absence of disease, but rather a state of optimal function and well-being. To achieve this state, we focus on identifying and addressing the root causes of disease and restoring the body’s natural balance.

The following are some of the ways that functional medicine supports the body’s natural healing processes:

  1. Identifying and addressing nutrient deficiencies: A functional medicine approach considers the role of essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in maintaining health and supports the body’s natural healing processes by replenishing these vital nutrients through diet and supplementation.
  2. Reducing inflammation: Inflammation is a natural response to injury or infection, but chronic inflammation can lead to a host of health problems. We use a variety of techniques, such as dietary changes, supplementation, and lifestyle modifications, to reduce inflammation and support the body’s natural healing processes.
  3. Balancing hormones: Hormonal imbalances can lead to a range of health problems, including fatigue, mood changes, and weight gain. We evaluate and address imbalances in hormones, such as cortisol, estrogen, and testosterone, to support the body’s natural healing processes.
  4. Improving gut health: A healthy gut microbiome is critical for overall health and well-being. We address imbalances in gut bacteria and support the body’s natural healing processes by using dietary changes, probiotics, and other treatments to improve gut health.
  5. Reducing stress: Chronic stress can weaken the immune system and lead to a range of health problems. We use stress-management techniques, such as mindfulness, meditation, and exercise, to support the body’s natural healing processes.
How does functional medicine integrate conventional and complementary medicine?2023-03-09T19:24:11-07:00

Functional Medicine integrates conventional and complementary medicine by combining the best of both approaches to address the underlying causes of disease and chronic illness and promote optimal health. It recognizes the importance of conventional medical practices, such as diagnosing and treating acute illnesses, and incorporates evidence-based complementary therapies, such as nutrition, lifestyle modification, and stress management. This approach takes into account your unique circumstances, including genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses the root cause of the condition and promotes overall health and well-being. The aim of functional medicine is to address the complex interplay of factors that contribute to chronic illness and to empower you to take an active role in your own health and healing.

How does functional medicine evaluate and treat the root cause of a health issue?2023-03-09T19:23:26-07:00

We take a thorough approach to evaluating your health through a comprehensive health history, extensive lab tests, and physical examination. Our goal is to uncover the underlying causes of dysfunction in the body and determine the root cause of your condition.

How does functional medicine evaluate and address imbalances in gut health?2023-03-09T19:25:22-07:00

At One Wellness, we take a comprehensive approach to evaluating and addressing imbalances in the gut. The gut is recognized as an integral part of overall health and wellness, and imbalances in the gut microbiome can contribute to a wide range of health issues, including digestive problems, autoimmune diseases, mood disorders, and more.

In order to evaluate imbalances in the gut, we use a combination of techniques, including:

  1. Comprehensive health history: A thorough evaluation of the your symptoms, dietary habits, and lifestyle to determine any factors that may be contributing to gut imbalances.
  2. Lab tests: Blood tests, stool tests, and other lab assessments to evaluate the health of the gut microbiome and identify any deficiencies or imbalances.
  3. Physical examination: An assessment of the abdomen and digestive system to identify any physical signs of gut imbalances, such as bloating, abdominal pain, or discomfort.

Based on this evaluation, we will create a personalized treatment plan with you that addresses your unique needs and supports the body’s natural healing processes.

How does functional medicine consider a patient’s lifestyle and environmental factors in their treatment plan?2023-03-09T19:23:47-07:00

The various aspects of our daily life, including lifestyle, environment, stress levels, exposure to toxins, diet, physical activity, and emotions, can significantly impact our physical health. When determining the root cause of a disease, we examine these factors to understand their effect on your health. Based on this evaluation, we may suggest appropriate modifications to improve overall wellness.

How does functional medicine approach nutrition and dietary changes?2023-03-09T19:24:33-07:00

Functional Medicine takes a holistic approach to nutrition and dietary changes. Instead of simply focusing on reducing caloric intake or avoiding certain foods, the goal is to understand your individual nutritional needs and address any imbalances or deficiencies. This approach considers your age, health status, lifestyle, cultural background, and personal preferences to determine the most appropriate dietary modifications. We recognize the importance of nutrient-dense, whole foods and may suggest dietary changes, such as increasing the consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats, to improve overall health and support the body’s natural healing processes. We will also consider the role of food sensitivities and allergies in contributing to chronic illness and may recommend elimination diets or other interventions to identify and address these issues. In addition to making dietary changes, we  may also recommend specific nutrient supplementation based on your unique needs and health status. The goal is to support the body’s natural healing processes, reduce inflammation, and promote optimal health and wellness.

How does functional medicine approach chronic diseases and conditions?2023-03-09T19:23:00-07:00

Chronic diseases and conditions result from disruptions in various bodily processes such as neural, hormonal, physical, and emotional. To determine the root cause, we conduct a thorough evaluation of your health history, lab results, and physical condition. Our aim is to reverse the chronic disease or conditions using a multi-faceted approach that incorporates diet, exercise, lifestyle modifications, supplementation, hormone therapy, and medication as needed. In cases where complete reversal may not be possible, we strive to improve your health and well-being to the greatest extent possible.

How Do I Book An Appointment?2022-12-02T21:25:48-07:00

Booking your appointment with One Wellness is simple. You can either call us directly at 801.874.2388, or you can visit our website at www.onewellnessutah.com where you’ll see a “Schedule an appointment” button in the top right hand corner. This will direct you to our online calendar where you can find the best day and time that works for you to schedule directly. We’ll be sure to send you appointment reminders along with all the information you need prior to your visit.

Does Acousana Therapy Work For My Condition?2022-08-24T15:47:49-06:00

Acousana focuses on the source of the problem and addresses the inflammation that is the root cause of pain. If the pain is caused by inflammation, then it’s something our therapy can help with.

Do I have to exercise? 2023-01-19T11:52:29-07:00

You technically, don’t have to do anything but we hope you care about your health as much as we do. We’ll suggest simple exercises that can be performed at home, at the gym, or on the go.

Can my partner and I do the program together? 2023-01-19T11:52:57-07:00

Yes, in fact, many couples, partners, or even roommates can go through the program together and help support each other along the way.

Can I continue living in a moldy environment if I have CIRS?2023-06-02T18:44:28-06:00

Living in a moldy environment can exacerbate symptoms and hinder recovery for individuals with CIRS. It’s important to take steps to remediate the mold and create a clean and healthy living environment. This may involve working with professionals experienced in mold remediation and following guidelines for creating a mold-free home.

Can functional medicine help with mental and emotional health concerns?2023-03-09T19:26:33-07:00

The gut is known as the second brain, and can influence our moods and emotions.  Toxins can disturb our neurotransmitters.  In functional medicine we can look at your neurotransmitters and other biochemistry to see how it is affecting your mood.  We can then set up a treatment plan to improve you emotional health.

Yes, functional medicine can help with mental and emotional health concerns. The functional medicine approach recognizes that mental and emotional health are interconnected with physical health and considers the impact of psychological and social factors on overall health and wellness.

At One Wellness, we use a holistic approach to evaluate the underlying causes of mental and emotional health issues, including nutrient imbalances, chronic inflammation, hormonal imbalances, and more. By addressing these root causes, we aim to support the body’s natural healing processes and promote optimal mental and emotional health.

In addressing mental and emotional health concerns, we may use a combination of therapies, including:

  1. Nutrient therapy: Supplementation with essential nutrients, such as omega-3 fatty acids, B-vitamins, and magnesium, to support brain function and improve mood.
  2. Lifestyle changes: Recommendations for physical activity, stress management, and sleep hygiene to improve mental and emotional health.
  3. Functional medicine testing: Assessments, such as saliva hormone testing and food sensitivity testing, to identify any imbalances or sensitivities that may be contributing to mental and emotional health concerns.
  4. Mind-body therapies: Techniques, such as mindfulness, meditation, and therapy, to support mental and emotional health and improve overall well-being.

We will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your unique needs and supports your journey to optimal mental and emotional health.

Can diet play a role in managing CIRS?2023-06-02T18:44:59-06:00

Yes, diet can play a significant role in managing CIRS. A nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory diet that focuses on whole foods, emphasizes gut health, and minimizes potential triggers can help support the body’s healing process. Working with a qualified healthcare professional or a registered dietitian who is knowledgeable about CIRS can provide guidance on an appropriate diet plan.

Can CIRS be cured?2023-06-02T18:43:21-06:00

CIRS is a complex condition, and complete cure can be challenging. However, with proper treatment and management strategies, it is possible to improve symptoms, reduce inflammation, and enhance overall well-being. The goal of treatment is to address underlying triggers, support detoxification pathways, reduce inflammation, and optimize overall health.

Can CIRS affect mental health?2023-06-02T18:45:32-06:00

Yes, CIRS can have a significant impact on mental health. The chronic inflammation and neurotoxic effects associated with CIRS can contribute to symptoms like brain fog, memory problems, mood disturbances, anxiety, and depression. Treating the underlying inflammation and addressing the biotoxin exposure can help alleviate these mental health symptoms.

Are there specific recipes I have to make?2023-01-19T11:51:54-07:00

As part of your program, we’ll provide you with simple and delicious recipes that you can make as well as a complete shopping list to make it even easier when you’re at the store. Most recipes take between 15-30 minutes to prepare.

Are there specific lab tests for CIRS?2023-06-02T18:42:40-06:00

There are various lab tests that can provide supportive evidence for a CIRS diagnosis. These may include tests measuring biomarkers such as C4a, TGF-beta 1, MMP-9, VEGF, and others. However, it’s important to note that no single test alone can definitively diagnose CIRS, and interpretation of lab results should be done in conjunction with a comprehensive clinical assessment.

Are there any side effects, risks, or downtime?2023-02-09T11:36:39-07:00

Hormone pellet therapy is very safe. We are replacing the missing hormones with the exact molecule that your body is used to making and metabolizing. Studies show that hormone pellet therapy causes no increased cancer risk and suggest that cancer risk may even be lowered.

Typically, there are no side effects or only minimal side effects from the pellets. If there are side effects, they could be mild pain at the insertion site, infection, swelling, or extruded pellets. Hormone therapy usually causes weight loss, however, initially, there might be a little weight gain from building more muscle mass. Once there is increased muscle, this will start to burn up excess fat.

During the week following hormone pellets, we encourage you to take showers as needed but don’t soak in water or do exercises on your gluteal muscles. You can exercise your upper body, go on level walks, and do leg exercises that don’t involve your gluteal muscles.

Are pellets the only treatment you offer?2023-02-09T11:37:41-07:00

Although hormone pellet therapy is our preferred method of hormone therapy, it is not the only one that we can use. We can also use bioidentical gels and creams and testosterone shots. These therapies can have increased risks and problems over pellets. Pills by mouth can lead to liver disease and cancer. Shots are not bioidentical, leading to increased cholesterol and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and blood clots. Gels and creams are bioidentical, meaning they are the same hormone that the body makes and knows how to metabolize but can be easily transmitted to others in your household, coworkers, and friends.

Am I A Candidate For Acousana Therapy? Are There Any Side Effects?2023-04-10T15:03:47-06:00

There are no known negative side effects of Acousana therapy and you can return to your daily activities immediately after the treatment. However you will want to avoid overusing the injured area until completing all therapy sessions.


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