The Synapse Patient Journey

We want your patient journey toward health and healing at Synapse to be a pleasant one.  We listen to you so you can reach your health and healing goals. Our entire staff is committed to living out our core values of sanctuary, impact, elevate, and fun in order to give you the best patient experience possible.

Starting Your Synapse Patient Journey

Thank you for interest in Synapse Center for Health and Healing! We’re exciting for you to be begin your patient journey with us.

In order to get started, we need to get to know you better. We offer a wide range of offerings in two categories – Functional Medicine Programs and Individuals Services. Read over the descriptions below and select the best option for you. From there, you will be asked to fill out a short questionnaire.

Once we receive your questionnaire, our team will look over your information to verify that you’re entering the most appropriate program or service. We will then contact you to go over the initial intake process.

If you are unsure which category is best for you, give us a call at (651) 209-9906 or email us at info@officialsynapse.com. We’ll be happy to discuss the options with you.

Functional Medicine Programs

Functional Medicine Programs at Synapse are designed for individuals with health concerns requiring management by our functional medicine team. We will work with you to create a customized care plan suited to your specific needs. Your plan may include any of our individual services as well as diagnostic and lab testing when appropriate. Our programs support individuals with concerns in the following areas:

  • Complex Chronic Disease
  • Neurological Health
  • Cardiometabolic Health
  • Pain Management
  • Digestion Complaints
  • Women’s Health

To begin working with Synapse, click the button below to fill out our Synapse Program Questionnaire. Our team will go over the questionnaire and contact you to discuss next steps.

Individual Services

Individual Services at Synapse are available to those looking to improve their health in a particular area. Depending on what service you’re looking for, we’ll design treatments that help your toward your health goals. These services can be used alone or in combination with each other. Below is a list of our services:

 
  • HOCATT Ozone Sauna
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • IV & Injection Therapy
  • Chiropractic Wellness
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Thermography

To begin working with Synapse, click the button below to fill out our Synapse Service Questionnaire. Our team will go over the questionnaire and contact you to discuss next steps.

Initial Intake

Your intake process will depend on the particular program or service that you’ll be starting.

Functional Medicine Programs

During the initial intake we collect as much information about you as possible to start identifying the root causes of your illness and to create an appropriate treatment plan. Your intake process is designed to a comprehensive case review with:

  • Extensive health history 
  • Body system and disease trigger questionnaires
  • Gathering and analysis of existing lab and diagnostic test results

We will schedule your in-person evaluations once you complete your intake process.

Individual Services

Each individual service has its own particular intake process. After you complete the questionnaire, we will contact you regarding scheduling and next steps. 

We will provide you with the necessary paperwork leading up to or at your first appointment. In some situations we may request that you bring in past medical records.

Functional Medicine Diagnostics

The diagnostic portion of your Synapse patient journey is meant to provide further clarity about the root cause of your health concerns, as well as provide insight into the most appropriate treatments for you. 

Physical Evaluations

Your treatment team will recommend one or more physical evaluations based on your intake process. These evaluations assess the structure and function of your body. We use these findings to develop treatments targeted at your particular needs. Here is a list of the evaluations you may experience at Synapse:

  • Standard physical evaluation with applied kinesiology muscle testing
  • Functional neurology evaluation
  • Chronic inflammation evaluation
  • Nutrition-focused physical evaluation
  • Chinese medicine evaluation
  • Movement pattern analysis
  • Muscle-testing-based food sensitivity and nutrition evaluation

Laboratory Testing

Laboratory testing allows us to view inside your body in a way that reveals the function of different body systems as well as the presence of particular disease triggers. We use laboratory testing when we need more information to find the root cause of your health concern. Here is a list of the laboratory tests you may experience at Synapse:

  • Standard blood work
  • Hormones
  • Tick-borne illness 
  • Mold biotoxins
  • Environmental toxins
  • Gastrointestinal function and infection
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Heavy metals
  • Cardiovascular function
  • Neurological function
  • Food allergy
  • Genetics
  • Micronutrient status

Diagnostic Imaging

In certain situations we may want to look more closely at the structure or function of your body visually. Here is a list of the evaluations you may experience at Synapse:

  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Thermography (not diagnostic, but used to gain knowledge about body function)
  • NeuroQuant
  • Ultrasound

Finalize Treatment Plan

Once we have gained a better understanding of your health, we will create a treatment plan outlining our methods and goals for moving your toward greater health and healing. This treatment plan will include a timeline and explanation of the different treatment methods we are recommending. Here is a list of the treatments you may experience at Synapse:

  • Nutritional supplements
  • Therapeutic diets
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Spinal traction
  • Nutrient IV and Injections
  • HOCATT Ozone Sauna
  • Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM)
  • Pulse Electromagnetic Frequency (pEMF)
Our Care Coordinator will meet with you to go over the doctor recommended treatment plan. They will schedule your next appointments and explain financial options available.
Functional Medicine Treatments

Every treatment plan is different and tailored to your particular needs and goals. The appointments throughout your program will include all recommended treatments as well as periodic consultations with your lead practitioner as well as follow up with the Care Coordinator to track progress.

Additional evaluations and follow-up lab testing will vary according to your individualized treatment plan. Throughout your program we will track your progress, making changes as necessary.

When Your Program Ends

You Did It! What's Next?

At the end or your program out diagnostic team of practitioners will conduct a case review to determine the best next steps in your health and healing patient journey.  Some complex cases may require further treatment. All patients successfully ending their program will receive a Healthy for Life Plan to make sure you remain in optimal health.  All Healthy for Life Plans include recommendations designed specifically for you. This plan may include periodic treatment, testing, and follow-up consultations.

Ready to Get Started?

Functional Medicine Programs

Functional Medicine Programs at Synapse are designed for individuals with health concerns requiring management by our functional medicine team. We will work with you to create a customized care plan suited to your specific needs. Your plan may include any of our individual services as well as diagnostic and lab testing when appropriate. Our programs support individuals with concerns in the following areas:

  • Complex Chronic Disease
  • Neurological Health
  • Cardiometabolic Health
  • Pain Management
  • Digestion Complaints
  • Women’s Health

To begin working with Synapse, click the button below to fill out our Synapse Program Questionnaire. Our team will go over the questionnaire and contact you to discuss next steps.

Individual Services

Individual Services at Synapse are available to those looking to improve their health in a particular area. Depending on what service you’re looking for, we’ll design treatments that help your toward your health goals. THese services can be used alone or in combination with each other. Below is a list of our services:

  • HOCATT Ozone Sauna
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • IV & Injection Therapy
  • Chiropractic Wellness
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Thermography

To begin working with Synapse, click the button below to fill out our Synapse Service Questionnaire. Our team will go over the questionnaire and contact you to discuss next steps.