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Functional Medicine Clinician

Dr. Thomas Forrest

Dr. Thomas R. Forrest, DC, has been serving the healthcare community for over 30 years, bringing a wealth of experience towards improving his patients’ lives. He has worked in the hospital setting as well as owning his own practice for 15 years. More recently, he has worked the last 3 years in Functional Medicine.
He grew up in San Antonio, Texas and attended Baylor University for his undergraduate studies. Graduate school took him to Terre Haute, Indiana where he attended Indiana State University. His studies were focused on Sports Medicine, where upon graduation he had the opportunity to work with several NBA teams which included Charlotte, San Antonio, Atlanta, and a team from Milan Italy.
After working a number of years in a Sports Medicine setting for a NC hospital, Dr. Forrest wanted to do more to help his patients. With this goal in mind, he entered Life University in Atlanta and upon graduation obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic.
Dr. Forrest knows the problem isn’t the symptom but rather, it is the underlying cause of that symptom. With this understanding, Dr. Forrest is able to focus on the actual cause of disease, which benefits his patients and leads to healthier outcomes.
Outside of the office, tennis has been a lifelong passion for Dr. Forrest. He played through high school and was on the college tennis team at Baylor University. He loves to read and has enjoyed serving as president of his local Kiwanis Club.

Our Care Proffesionals

Functional Medicine Clinician

Dr. Kathryn Heidt

Dr. Kathryn Heidt, DC, began her doctoral training with a goal to transform and individualize healthcare by going back to the biochemical and scientific rules that govern what makes the body well. She has an extensive background in nutrition, biochemistry, physiology and completed many hours of post-doctoral training in specific topics such as thyroid health and endocrinology. Dr. Heidt has a passion for helping patients reverse their type 2 diabetes, reduce and eliminate medications and recover their quality of life. Thyroid hormones and autoimmune disorders are areas where Dr. K, as she is commonly referred to by her peers, is having profound impact in the Charlotte community.

Helping hundreds of thyroid sufferers who had been told their labs were normal and to keep taking their thyroid medication to reverse their symptoms of weight gain, fatigue, irritability, mental fog, hair loss, etc. for good.

Dr. Heidt utilizes her platform to help her patients gain a thorough understanding of their health in all aspects in order to empower healing from the inside out. She fully believes that an educated patient is the successful patient for long-term healing.

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases the amount of oxygen your blood can carry. Hyperbaric Oxygen may help in accelerating the healing process. An increase in blood oxygen temporarily restores normal levels of blood gases and tissue function to promote healing and fight infection.

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Some benefits may be reduced stress and headaches, increased energy, and better sleep patterns. Salt ions purify the air and may increase lung capacity and reduce physical ailments for adults, children and athletes. Treatments are recommended to help keep the body healthy during flu or allergy seasons.

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Far IR Sauna

Far Infrared Sauna may help in detoxification, skin health, lowering blood pressure, improving sleep and mood, increasing energy.

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