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Adolescent Care

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Enlightened Medical Care offers a multidisciplinary approach to treating medical, social, emotional, sexual, educational, and nutritional concerns confronting adolescents and young adults aged 5 to 18.
We focus on understanding your child's care needs by exploring your family history, root causes of any first symptoms, and past providers' experiences.

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“Ashley is highly educated with a passion for helping others. Her knowledge and expertise in traditional and functional medicine, nutrition and genetics allows Ashley to treat the whole person. I would (and have) recommend Ashley to anyone looking for a provider who listens, doesn’t rush, and provides high quality care."

Hayley H.

What is Adolescent Care

Adolescence is a transition period between childhood and adulthood. During this period, youth experience changes, including puberty, relationships, physical maturity, romance, and sexuality, developing cognitive processes, emotions, and growing independence from their parents. 


The health concerns of adolescents differ from those of children and adults. Healthcare needs of this age group require addressing identified health concerns as well as navigating complex interactions between developmental changes, healthcare needs, treatment effectiveness, health education, and health promotion.

As adolescents begin to take responsibility for their health, education, and promotion of preventive healthcare are critical to their physical, mental, and emotional development.

Services Include (but not limited to):

  • Adolescent primary care

  • Adolescent gynecology

  • Sports physicals

  • Wellness exams 

  • Eating disorders program

  • Health education and counseling  

  • Screen Time

  • Behavior Issues

  • Constipation/Diarrhea

  • ADHD

  • Autism

  • Young women's contraceptive services

  • Menstrual disorders

  • Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infection

EMC services do not take the place of a pediatrician.

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