April Vukelic D.O.

    April Vukelic, D.O., IMFCP is board certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Her approach is integrating environment, structure and function to address root cause for the whole person.

    She is certified in the Shoemaker Protocol which deals with a disorder of the innate immune system caused by biotoxins. The Shoemaker Protocol is the only peer-reviewed, evidence-based approach to dealing with mold exposure from water-damaged buildings.

    She is certified in the Bredesen Protocol 2.0 which is a comprehensive system of intervention that addresses cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. A focus of Functional Medicine and The Bredesen Protocol is on lifestyle modifications, including nutrition. Dr. Vukelic also holds HeartMath Clinical Certification for Stress, Anxiety, and Emotional Regulation as well as a certification in The HeartMath Interventions Program.

    Dr. Vukelic is an osteopathic physician who has studied osteopathy extensively and is trained in key lesion sequencing, biodynamic and cranial osteopathy. She is also trained in cranial osteopathy with a sutural approach and the curved tensegrity model of Beryl Arbuckle. Dr. Vukelic is a member of the Cranial Academy, The American Academy of Osteopathy and teaches with The Indiana Academy of Osteopathy. Osteopathy can be beneficial for people with a history of traumatic brain injury, concussion, headaches, dental issues and a variety of musculoskeletal problems like back pain.

    Title:

    Physician

    Phone:

    (412) 386-3658

    City:

    Pittsburgh

    States:

    Pennsylvania

    Country:

    United States

    Condition:

    Aging

    Allergies

    ALS

    Alzheimer's Disease

    Arthritis

    Asthma

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Autoimmune Disease

    Behavior change

    Cardiovascular disorders

    Chronic Disease

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Connective Tissue Disease

    Depression, Anxiety or Bipolar Disorder

    Digestive disorders

    Epigenetics

    Fatigue

    Female Disorders

    Fibromyalgia

    Gluten Sensitivity

    Infections (acute and chronic low-grade such as Lyme, Candidiasis etc.)

    Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

    Lupus

    Lyme disease

    Male disorders

    Mercury and Heavy Metal Toxicity

    Metabolic Syndrome (pre-diabetes, insulin resistance)

    Migraines and Headaches

    Multiple Sclerosis

    Musculoskeletal

    Myositis

    Neurodegenerative disorders

    Parkinson's Disease

    Scleroderma

    Sjögren syndrome

    Skin Disorders

    Stress-related Conditions

    Weight or Metabolism concerns

    Specialties:

    Allergy and Immunology

    Alternative Medicine

    Environmental/Home Detoxification

    Lifestyle Medicine

    Osteopath

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