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Primary Care

Restorative Health

Primary Care, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Physician located in Tenleytown, Washington DC

You rely on your primary care physician to guide and protect your health throughout life. As an experienced primary care physician, Ali Safayan, MD, provides comprehensive care at Restorative Health in Washington, DC. Whether you’re not feeling well, you need a physical exam, or you’re experiencing a new symptom, your primary care doctor is the first person you call for medical advice. To schedule a visit with Dr. Safayan, call Restorative Health or book an appointment online now.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care refers to the medical services you receive outside of specialty care. Your primary care physician is your first point of contact. 

Whether you’re feeling sick, managing a chronic health condition, or need a referral to a specialist, Dr. Safayan has the training and experience to guide your health throughout life.

Above all else, primary care focuses on your overall health and wellness. Dr. Safayan is a primary care physician who takes a holistic approach. His goal is to help you achieve optimal health through nutrition, lifestyle modifications, hands-on therapy, and other alternative therapies that don’t require medication or invasive procedures like surgery unless necessary.

What conditions can primary care treat?

At Restorative Health, Dr. Safayan can treat acute illnesses and injuries and manage chronic conditions, including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Sore throat
  • Allergies
  • Food sensitivities
  • High blood sugar
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Chronic pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Cold and flu
  • Poor digestion

Let Dr. Safayan know if you have any of the conditions listed above. 

What are examples of primary care services?

Primary care at Restorative Health emphasizes the importance of prevention when caring for your health. To ensure you remain healthy now and in the future, Restorative Health offers the following primary care services:

Physical exam

A physical exam is an annual assessment of your health. During a physical exam, Dr. Safayan examines your eyes, ears, nose, throat, listens to your lungs and heart, palpates your abdomen, and evaluates your musculoskeletal and neurologic functions. 

Physical exams provide the perfect opportunity to ask questions or talk to Dr. Safayan about any new symptoms you’re experiencing. 

Nutrition counseling

Whether you’re experiencing low energy levels or struggling to lose weight, nutrition counseling can help improve your overall health through changes in your diet. 

Chronic disease management

If you have a chronic condition, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or anxiety, Dr. Safayan may employ alternative techniques to help you manage your condition in a healthy way. He may recommend lifestyle changes, nutrition counseling, or blood sugar regulation to maintain or improve your health.

For more information, call Restorative Health or schedule an appointment online today.