Alignment Natural Medicine uses a “functional medicine” approach to assess your individual health needs. Comprehensive laboratory testing is used to gather a complete picture of how your unique body systems are functioning in order to identify and assess imbalance that are contributing to symptoms and disease.
Natural medicine treatments work to create balance with all body systems to function together for optimal health. At Alignment Natural Medicine, we treat a wide range of health imbalances and disorders including gastrointestinal disorders, autoimmunity, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, sleep disturbances, chronic fatigue, pain syndromes, inflammatory conditions, and musculoskeletal pain and misalignment.
Alignment Natural Medicine provides holistic healthcare services for the entire family. Providing integrative services including functional medicine and natural internal medicine, chiropractic care, myofascial release, and cranial therapy.
Dr. Sandy Trail is a natural medicine doctor and functional medicine practitioner serving the greater area of Fort Collins, Colorado as well as long distance locations with virtual online appointments. Through an in-depth approach to diagnosis using functional medicine, we are able to determine the root cause of illness and are better able to support the body chemistry of each individual to activate healing. Each person has their own genetic make up, biochemistry, and surrounding environment as well as many other factors that play a role in total health. Our goal is identify the factors influencing the health status of each individual through a comprehensive history, thorough examination, and laboratory testing in order to understand what is occurring in the body causing symptoms or abnormal chemistry. This understanding of the inner workings of the body is the information needed to determine the treatment which will best support the body processes in a natural and safe manner. Dr. Trail uses evidence-based, holistic treatment methods to activate the innate healing capacity within each of us, leading to optimal function and increasing the quality of life for all seeking care.
Adina Oster is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Registered Yoga Teacher, and outdoor enthusiast who specializes in performance nutrition, eating disorder recovery, and weight management. Her background includes undergraduate studies in Exercise Sport Science, Outdoor Recreation, and Journalism as well as continuing education in environmental studies and the Eastern healing sciences of Ayurveda.
After studying at Western State Colorado University, Adina worked with Mountain Roots Food project, a non-profit the promotes local food, education, community health, and farm to school programs. In addition to serving on the board, she worked as a nutrition consultant and helped develop kid’s cooking class curriculums.
She began her nutrition studies at Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts in 2014 and graduated in March 2017 after completing her fieldwork here at Alignment Natural Medicine.
Adina’s passion for nutrition began through her high school athletic pursuits in track, duathlons, running races, and cycling. She ran NCAA cross country at Western State and can still often be found training for running races, rock climbing, weight lifting, or hiking in the mountains.
Adina’s approach to nutrition involves simplifying nutrition information and tailoring recommendations to the needs of each individual based on their unique biochemistry, genetic, predispositions, conditions, body type, and lifestyle. Adina believes in slow, simple changes, and the power of tailored nutrition. Her mission is to enliven every individual while providing the tools and coaching they need to reach their goals, and succeed on their journey to eating well and feeling amazing.
“As humans, we are comprised of a very complex system that works together harmoniously and determines how we function in our daily lives. If symptoms are occurring, it means that our bodies are communicating with us. Learning how our bodies speak to us and how to support our individual needs are the keys to developing an effective, natural treatment plan to achieve balance and total health. True healing occurs from the inside out.”