Three years ago, my training for an upcoming half marathon was a struggle. My leg muscles were fatigued within the first two miles of training runs and my overall energy levels were significantly diminished. Having played competitive collegiate soccer and previously run many distance races, I evaluated the checklist of potential issues – over-training, injury, insufficient diet, dehydration, electrolyte deficiency, etc. My attempts to self-correct the issue(s) failed, as did my visits with traditional physicians.
Dr. Karen began my process of recovery by carefully listening as I described everything I’d been experiencing. Her follow-up questions were in-depth, and together with advanced lab testing that went beyond the mainstream tests already performed, she created a strategic plan customized to my specific needs. Her treatment recommendations were reasonable and she clearly explained how they related to my underlying issues. Within weeks of my initial consultation, my energy levels returned to normal and my training runs had drastically improved.
My trust and belief in Dr. Karen is extremely strong, and I continue to proactively seek her advice prior to undertaking new challenges.