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.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Connective Tissue Disease
Depression, Anxiety or Bipolar Disorder
Infections (acute and chronic low-grade such as Lyme, Candidiasis etc.)
Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
Mercury and Heavy Metal Toxicity
Metabolic Syndrome (pre-diabetes, insulin resistance)
Migraines and Headaches
Weight or Metabolism concerns
Allergy and Immunology