Functional Medicine Practice Now Certifying for Medical Cannabis

Joseph Carchedi, M.D., director of Lower Gwynedd Functional Medicine Institute, has become a certifying medical cannabis physician. In addition to certifying patients, the practice offers state-of-the-art CBD oil (cannabidiol) products, including a CBD-infused water.

Carchedi offers, “I believe that medical cannabis will change people’s lives by improving their quality of life and providing hope to those that have been struggling with chronic disease.”

 

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The Doctor’s Office, Evolved: Local M.D.s Launch Fully Integrative Health Center

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by Karen G. Meshkov

Montgomery Integrative Health Group (MIHG), located inside a beautifully renovated, historic schoolhouse in Wyndmoor, feels more like a community center than a doctor’s office. Announcements for yoga classes and acupuncture sessions are handwritten in brightly colored chalk while patients and staff bustle about, creating an energy that’s warm and inviting.

The differences between MIHG and traditional medical practices are many. Here, patients are “members” that experience a host of unique benefits, such as personal health assessment coaching, an onsite chiropractor, acupuncturist and massage therapist, as well as community classes and meetup groups.

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