A few of the questions we hear most often:
Q: Who is Dr. Lippman?
A: For over 30 years, Dr. Lippman has focused her practice on treating the whole individual. She believes the holistic approach is central to empowering her patients to lead healthy, vibrant, productive lives. Read more.
Q: What is Dr. Lippman’s specialty?
A: Dr. Cathie-Ann Lippman is a medical doctor with specific expertise in Environmental and Preventive Medicine. She successfully addresses dozens of conditions. Read more.
Q: What is Environmental Medicine?
A: It’s a medical specialty that suggests illnesses may be caused by sensitivities to foods, chemicals, or the environment. Using an FDA-registered device, blood work, and other tools, Dr. Lippman determines if something you are eating, drinking, breathing, or living with might be creating your health problem. Learn more.
Q: Can I stop seeing my primary doctor if I see Dr. Lippman?
A: Dr. Lippman is not a primary care physician. Although she is a medical doctor herself, her approach is to work in tandem with traditional medical care.
Q: Can I stop taking my prescription drugs if I work with Dr. Lippman?
A: In general, patients remain on their prescription meds until Dr. Lippman evaluates the condition and determines a treatment plan. After that, it might be possible to reduce or eliminate certain prescription drugs. Dr. Lippman works with the patient and his or her prescribing doctor to accomplish this goal.
Q: What are Neuro Cranial Integration and Quantum Neurology®?
A: NeuroCranial Integration is a technique whose goal is to take tension off of the nervous system which then allows the body to heal itself. It is a generalized technique not designed to treat specific conditions, diseases or symptoms.
Quantum Neurology is a unique approach to rehabilitation using techniques to stimulate a patient’s own nervous system to facilitate healing. It is useful for treating everything from strokes, brain, and spinal cord injuries to dyslexia, learning disabilities, autism and ADD.
Q: How long does it take to get better?
A: Recovery time is individual. It is determined by the complexity of the problem(s) and willingness to comply with Dr. Lippman’s recommendations.
Q: What can I expect on my first visit?
A: At your first visit, Dr. Lippman will use non-invasive screening techniques to test for toxicities and sensitivities. She’ll review your health history on the form you’ve brought in (download it here) and discuss her recommendations with you. Read more about the first visit on the Clinic page.