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Functional Medicine / IWG Style /

A style of medicine that uses specific and comprehensive lab testing to find the root cause of your symptoms. IWG collaborates lab testing, Autonomic Response Testing, and Bioscan technology to get you an appropriate diagnosis and a customized treatment plan.  We provide an integrative approach to healing using our Detox Spa, nutrition, advanced medical technology, supplementation, and education.

Who can benefit from this service?

You are someone who has not been feeling your best but is unsure why.  You are fatigued, not sleeping well, not able to lose weight, feeling “hormonally off”, having digestive issues, or having trouble with fertility.  You may be blaming it on aging but are looking for a solution to feel better and function better.  You want a whole-isitic approach that allows you to understand the source of your symptoms.  You desire a new lifestyle approach (not another “bandaid”) to take control of your health and start feeling great.  So you schedule your initial consultation and exam with Dr. Nicole or Functional Medicine Nutritionist Brooke.  Our Clinicians have varying expertise, upon scheduling the staff will recommend which clinician is the best fit.

How to get started and what does my visit look like?

You give Dr. Nicole or Brooke all of the details of your health history, dietary habits, medications, supplements, and sleep patterns. They will recommend in depth laboratory analysis to dig deeper to find the root cause of your symptoms.  An IWG Clinician will then perform a scan using the Bioscan SRT to scan your body of stressors and allergies.  In addition to medical labs, our custom Autonomic Response Testing with Dr. Nick will provide diagnostic information and your personalized treatment needs (including appropriate supplementation and nutrients).

You meet Dr. Nicole or Brooke about 2 weeks later to review all of your lab results.   The clinician will explain the correlation of your symptoms to your lab findings.  They will also layout very specific lifestyle recommendations.  Recommendations include dietary changes, supplementation, stress reduction techniques, and detoxification methods. Depending on the patient’s needs, Dr. Nicole and Brooke will collaborate with other IWG clinicians to incorporate nutritional counseling, Autonomic Response Testing, Emotional Release Therapy, and the Bioscan SRT for allergies/stressors.

What about Continued Care?

You will be recommended follow ups as needed, alternating between Functional Nutritionist Brooke and Dr. Nicole. Based on your needs, your program may include Emotional Release Technique, Craniosacral Therapy, Autonomic Response Testing, or Allergy Treatment Support.  You also have access to Dr. Nicole’s cookbook, laser detox therapy, online support, a super secret Q&A forum, a state of the art online membership portal, cooking demos, and shopping tours.  The doctors of IWG have different areas of expertise but they are always communicating and co-managing patient cases.  Upon recommending care, the doctors may or may not suggest other services to compliment your goals.

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What Does All-Inclusive Care Include?


IWG offer professional grade supplements to support your body and your symptoms.


Enjoy Dr. Nicole’s Cookbook to get you eating cleaner and feeling better.


Watch videos on how to change your lifestyle from the comfort of your own home. Schedule appointments online via our scheduler or email.


IWG offers in-depth lab analysis to get to the root of your symptoms.


IWG supports the community through events like Cooking Demo’s, Grocery Shopping Tours, Women, Wine, and Wellness, and Brunch & Body Work events.


Check out IWG Radio for cutting edge health information with Dr. Nicole and Brooke.

What's included + how it works
  • Follow Up Visits with the Doctor and Functional Medicine Nutritionist
  • Comprehensive Lab Analysis
  • Customized Meal Plans
  • Priority Spa Access
  • Autonomic Response Testing (amount depends on case)
  • Bioscan SRT for allergies (depends on case)
  • Free Digital Cookbook from Dr. Nicole
  • Email Support
  • Monthly Q&A Webinar with Brooke
  • Private Online Access to Videos, Recipes, Guides, and Personal Products
  • Free Access to Cooking Demos
  • Free Access to Grocery Tours
  • Private Shop to Reorder Supplements
  • Free Shipping on Supplements
  • Mindset Webinars
  • Discounts on Chiropractic, Sound wave Services, and other IWG services

In most cases, FSA/HSA dollars may be applied to tests and services.

  • Supplements: members choose to purchase through IWG or other retailers
  • Laboratory test costs
  • Most lab tests are fully or partially covered by your health insurance plan
  • Chiropractic Services
  • Sound Wave Services

1st Visit: Case Review Consultation

All functional medicine patients begin with a Case Review Consultation (60 mins) with Dr. Nicole Rivera or Functional Nutritionist Brooke.

Prior to the consultation, Dr. Nicole will review your New Patient Paperwork (including your medical history, diet and supplement survey and assessment forms) and relevant prior lab work.

Cost with Dr. Nicole:  $350

Cost with Functional Nutritionist Brooke:  $250

The Case Review Consultation Includes

  • A 60-minute evaluation
  • A thorough review of your medical history and relevant previous lab work (10 page limit)
  • A review of your current diet and nutritional supplements
  • A detailed body systems assessment
  • Recommendations for testing. (You may be able to use your insurance for select testing.)
  • A Bioscan SRT scan for allergies and stressors.

Recommended Laboratory Analysis

Most patients begin with the following Labs*, which provide an in-depth look into your body and an accurate evaluation of your current state of health.

  • Comprehensive blood chemistry panel. This is the single most efficient, effective and affordable tool for quickly evaluating your health. It screens for a wide range of conditions, including several types of anemia; gut, viral and bacterial infections; insulin resistance and hypoglycemia; liver and kidney issues; and thyroid and adrenal problems. It offers important clues for how to structure and focus your treatment to get the best results. It also provides a baseline of biomarkers that can be used to objectively track the progress of your treatment over time.
  • Additional blood tests for specific conditions, such as high cholesterol, hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, and gluten sensitivity.
  • Advanced stool testing to screen for parasites, fungal, overgrowth, bacterial infections, intestinal inflammation, dysbiosis and a deficiency of beneficial gut bacteria.
  • Urine hormone and neurotransmitter testing for adrenal and sex hormone status.
  • Hair testing for heavy metal toxicity (mercury, aluminum, arsenic, etc.) and mineral deficiencies.

*Labs can be put through insurance if you have appropriate coverage. We also have a drastically discounted Cash price for testing.

Additional Laboratory Analysis

In select cases, we may also recommend additional laboratory analysis.

  • Urinalysis
  • Urine challenge for heavy metals
  • Vitamin D testing
  • Vitamin B12 testing
  • Autoimmune testing, Food Allergy testing including Raw, Cooked, & Food Protein
  • Intestinal Permeability Testing
  • SIBO Analysis
  • Stool + Parasite Testing
  • Salivary and Blood Hormone Panels
  • Salivary Cortisol 
  • Genetic Testing
  • Viral Testing including EBV, CMV, Mycoplasma
  • Neurotransmitter Testing including Stress Hormones and Adrenaline

2nd Visit: Report of Findings Consultation

The Report of Findings Consultation (90 mins) consists of four parts:

  • Review of Lab Testing Results.
  • Explanation of the underlying patterns that are contributing to your symptoms.
  • Outline of your Custom Care Plan for the initial phase of healing, including dietary, supplement and lifestyle recommendations.
  • Recommendations for further testing (this will typically be minimal, if necessary at all, because of the completeness of the Case Review process).

Cost with Dr. Nicole:  $600

Cost with Functional Nutritionist Brooke:  $450


Ongoing Treatment

During your Report of Findings Consultation, Dr. Rivera or Brooke will lay out a program to fully support your conditions, and help you reach your health and wellness goals. Custom Care Plans range depending on the patient’s lab analysis and goals.  

Programs start at $150 per month.


Getting Healthy is a Family Affair!

Did you know that IWG offers family discounts?

  • 2-3 Family Members – 15% off services
  • 4+ Family Members- 20% off services

Insurance & Pricing- We got you covered! (no pun intended)

FSA’s and HSA’s are accepted at IWG

You are also able to receive reimbursement with Out-of Network coverage for visits at IWG.  The front desk will assist in the proper documentation maximize your reimbursement.

Worried about insurance?  Ask us about Liberty Healthshare.  

Most laboratory analysis will go through your insurance since we will use your in-network labs, such as Labcorp and Quest, for select testing.  Any necessary imaging, such as X-Ray, Ultrasound, MRIs, will also go through your insurance by using an imaging center that accepts your insurance.

IWG offers interest Free payment plans for any services!

Please inquire about your coverage using CPT Codes:

Preventative Medicine Initial Evaluation of New Patient (by age)

Under 1 Year 99381
1-4 99382
5-11 99383
12-17 99384
18-39 99385
40-64 99386
65 and over 99387

Preventative Medicine Periodic Re-evaluation—all Follow Ups (by age)

Under 1 Year 99391
1-4 99392
5-11 99393
12-17 99394
18-39 99395
40-64 99396
65 and over 99397

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Long Distance, No Problem. Work with us virtually.

Did you know that you can receive Functional Medicine services in the comfort of your own home? We have created a seamless way to experience the same level of care anywhere in the world. This is how we do it:

  • Online Customer Care Portal for Learning?
  • Online Supplement Store: Supplements link to private portal login: exclusivity
  • Free Shipping on Supplements and Lab Kits
  • Virtual Visits via phone or Skype
  • Virtual Nutrition Curriculum
  • Email Support
  • Convenient Online Records
  • HIPAA Compliant Emails to send Labs, Follow Ups, and other Documents.
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