Autoimmune Disorders cover a broad range of conditions.
- Psoriasis / Eczema
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
- Diabetes Mellitus Type I
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Celiac Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
The common denominator in all these conditions is that the body attacks itself. The early signs of an autoimmune disorder vary and may present as fatigue, achy muscles, low-grade fever, among other symptoms.
The triggers of autoimmune disorders are associated with genetic mutations affecting the immune response, as well as detoxification. The genetic mutations cause an exaggerated immune response that is persistent and therefore, negatively affecting the individual's most susceptible organ based on his/her genetic background.
She developed the Franceschi Method™, a treatment protocol for neurological conditions, that combines different methodologies of treatment and continually measures that the patient is achieving maximum progress utilizing quantitative and neurological evaluations.
How do we treat these conditions?
It is well known that the first line of treatment consists of diminishing the immune response and/or to prescribe the hormone that the body is not producing appropriately, like insulin in the case of Type 1 Diabetes or thyroid hormone for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.
Traditional treatments are effective in most cases, however, do not improve long-term outcomes and involve dangerous side effects of medications.
The good news is that new treatments in Integrative Medicine are focused on identifying the cause of the disease to decrease the triggers. This novel approach aims to treat the underlying metabolic causes of autoimmunity, therefore resulting in the improvement of symptoms and alteration of the disease progression.
In our clinic, every patient receives a comprehensive evaluation to determine possible etiologies and an individualized treatment plan is administered based on the results. At WIN, we practice holistic medicine for autoimmune diseases. We encourage the patient to continue treatment with their doctor to avoid any acute deterioration. We will keep working as a team and encourage communication with your doctor as we identify the causes and continue to see improvements.
What Our Patients Say
I can say my son Jarrell has been blessed to start Franceschi Method therapeutic treatment. Jarell was a child who could not make simple sentences to communicate, and frequently would get sick with Asthma (from 4 weeks, one week he was ok). Immediately, I started in in Star Kids Club (now known as Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment) and the treatment he started gluten, casein, and lactose free diet. I can say with certainty that my son now socializes better with friends in school, speaks much…Read More Testimonials
Doctor Carmen Baez: “The word “Thank you” does not satisfy our great feeling of gratitude to you. You accompanied and guided us wisely thru the path of good health, is something that we are and will be always grateful. Your vision of life and of medicine take you out of the field of “Pediatrics” and placed you at the level of “mentor”. Thanks to your professionalism our daughters have developed the best way possible. We have never had an experience so satisfying and enriched with a…Read More Testimonials
Para nosotros fue una gran experiencia en la cual vimos un gran desarrollo en nuestro hijo. Todo el equipo es fantastico y agradable. Johani logró hacer una gran compenetración con Carlos X, siendo esta una de las claves para el exito de esta terapia. Desde el primer mes vimos un desarrollo en su memoria, interacción con las personas, y el habla. El equipo estudió con nosotros mano a mano en el proceso de empezar en la escuela en su 1er grado. Fueron de gran ayuda y una de las pieza clave en…Read More Testimonials
For us as parents, this has been a great experience, in which; we were able to observe huge changes in our son’s overall development. All the Team of staff are fascinating and admirable. The specialist whom attended our son, gained a huge mutual understanding with Carlos, in which was the key for a successful therapy. Since the very first month, we were able to observe a change in his social interactions, his speech and memory. The Team of staff has been with us, hand on hand throughout the whole…Read More Testimonials
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WIN Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment clinic is among the few in the world with interest of being a center of advanced investigation and treatment and one of the first pediatric clinics of integrity medicine in Puerto Rico. In our offices, we offer our patients the necessary services to identify and treat the different conditions that affect us today.
At the Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment, we have been successfully treating children and adults with ADHD for the last 12 years using holistic ADHD treatments, oftentimes treating ADHD without medication.Explore ADD/ADHD/CAPD
At WIN, we have successfully treated thousands of children and adults with Autism through our integrative autism therapy programs.Explore Autism
Speech Delay is one of the most common symptoms initially identified in children.Explore Speech Delay
Dyslexia is a learning problem where the eyes have difficulty understanding letters, numbers, etc. when they read or when they hear them. It is a decoding problem.Explore Dyslexia
Neurological disorders are defined as illnesses that affect the brain, nerves, or spinal cord.Explore Neurological Disorders
Gastrointestinal disorders refer to diseases that affect the digestive system.Explore Gastrointestinal Disorders
A brain injury is caused by damage to the brain that results in a change of the brain's neuronal activity which disrupts the normal function of the brain.Explore Brain Injuries
The Wellness Institute of Neurodevelopment believes that if you want to live at your greatest you have to be as healthy as possible. It is the key to perform at your highest capacity.Explore Anti-aging
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The Athletic and Academic Excellence Program is designed to maximize the performance, potential, and skills of already outstanding individuals.Explore Athletic & Academic Excellence Program