Children up to age 19 (up to age 24 if in college)
Families with children
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"At Ridgway Center for Whole Health, Shirley Olson NP-C, IFMCP, is a functional medicine specialist and board-certified nurse practitioner serving patients in Ridgway, Colorado. Shirley has extensive experience helping patients achieve the greatest outcomes in their health and wellness through her expertise in functional medicine and patient-centered care. After Shirley finished her baccalaureate degree in nursing from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 1994, she worked as a registered nurse in roles that included supervising nurses in a corporate capacity, direct patient hospital and home care, and teaching. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing in 2008 from the University of Colorado at the Colorado Springs Beth-el School of Nursing. Shirley is board certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Building upon her advanced education, Shirley also has extensive experience as a direct primary care provider at local family practice clinics she has managed with her husband, David Olson, MD. She is additionally certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and has received training in The Bredesen Protocol™, an advanced functional medicine approach to identifying imbalances in your body that cause cognitive decline. Shirley’s personal experience in experiencing the benefits of functional medicine allows her the empathetic, compassionate lens with which she views all her patients in need of an alternative form of health care. It is with this first-hand experience that she deeply understands the importance of personalized medicine grounded in functional medicine principles."
"Ridgway Center for Whole Health, located in Ridgway, Colorado, is a premier direct primary care practice led by certified nurse practitioner and functional medicine specialist Shirley Olson, NP-C, IFMCP. The team offers personalized medicine with a focus on preventive care and holistic wellness to help their patients achieve a life of vibrant health. At their beautiful office, the team prides themselves on their small practice size which allows them to make all their patients their main priority at each visit. With their direct availability through one-hour clinic visits and HIPAA-compliant telemedicine offerings, Ridgway Center for Whole Health ensures you receive attentive, patient-centered care, whenever you need it. Their unique primary care model centers on a direct care membership that allows full access to their facility and all their services, including their health coaches and mindfulness-based stress management strategies like Muse. At Ridgway Center for Whole Health, their functional medicine care philosophy is based on seeking a deep understanding of the root cause of ailments, beginning with a root-cause assessment and comprehensive lab tests. Their personalized treatment strategies and wellness programs may include dietary and nutritional plans that help with weight management, bioidentical hormone therapies, and prescription medications to target your specific needs. Begin your journey of optimal health with the Ridgway Center for Whole Health team. Call the office or book your appointment online."