Dr. Greg Peterson
A leader in the field of natural medicine
A Leader in the field of Natural Medicine Dr. Peterson draws on his diverse education in chemistry, physiology, nutrition and the health care field to offer an innovative, fresh approach to health care for his patients. He utilizes the most recent scientific and medically documented methods to bring you the latest and best in assessments, procedures, techniques and treatment.
Dr. Peterson has spent the past 30 plus years as a student, clinician, author, consultant and lecturer refining his techniques and expanding his horizons. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Science University, formerly known as Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, Minnesota in 1985. He has been in active practice since 1986.
Dr. Peterson is a board-certified chiropractic internist. A Chiropractic Internist is a physician who specializes in treating ailments that occur within the human body without the use of drugs or surgery. He takes a patient-focused, integrative approach to doctoring. Rather than merely diagnosing and treating symptoms and disease, he focuses on addressing the underlying causes or “Root” of each individual patient’s current health problems.
Chiropractic Internists must complete more than three hundred hours of post-doctoral education and training in the use and assessment of medical diagnostics and the utilization of safe, effective natural treatments. Because of his training and experience he is uniquely qualified to provide his patients with both sound assessment and the best in alternative analysis and treatment.
That is, instead of merely diagnosing and treating illness, he focuses on regaining and maintaining health by addressing the root causes of illness, which are unique to each patient. These causes of illness include everything from genetic susceptibilities to environmental toxins and pathogens to diet and exercise.
In his clinical practice, Dr. Peterson seeks to treat the whole person. He believes that treating the person that has a disease is an entirely different concept than treating the disease that a person has. Treatment recommendations are tailored specific to the unique biochemical, physiological, spiritual and emotional needs of the patient.
Dr. Peterson completes over one hundred hours of continuing education yearly in topics from acupuncture to zymosis. While other doctors are playing golf, Dr. Peterson is working to improve his clinical skills. In addition to full-time clinic duties, Dr. Peterson spends 20 hours or more in personal study weekly.
Dr. Peterson is a sought-after national speaker. He has spoken to small as well as large groups on a wide range of health topics. Topics have included The Health Advantages of Organic Foods, The Bible and Nutrition, Creating a Safer Work Environment and Natural Health Care as well as teaching and coaching doctors nationally on effectively treating and managing chronic disease.
Patients today are better informed and have a general understanding of the need for integrative healthcare, functional medicine and clinical nutrition. They often come to his clinic seeking help with a suspected or previously diagnosed issue such as:
- Brain fog
- Chronic fatigue
- Chronic Lyme disease
- Digestive problems
- Hormone imbalance
- Intestinal disorders
- Intestinal permeability
- Leaky gut
- Mold illness from a home or work environment
- Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
- Stress related illnesses
- Thyroid issues
- Weight loss resistance
For your convenience you can call 507-452-6640 to make an appointment with Dr. Peterson or go online to www.tcfnm.com to schedule and fill out your paperwork.
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