Category: Integrative Medicine

With the average American pediatrician seeing upwards of 25 patients a day, it’s no wonder that lightning-quick diagnoses and consequent prescriptions for medications never-approved for use in children (so called “off label” uses) have become the norm. In contrast, San Francisco holistic pediatricians Drs. Julia Getzelman and Nicole Glynn see fewer patients each day, take

In a world-class city like San Francisco, almost anything is readily available. However, most would agree that quality medical care is hard to find. Fast-food style healthcare which involves long waits and exasperatingly brief doctor time is the norm. San Francisco pediatricians at GetzWell Pediatrics provide a refreshingly enhanced experience. Working Together for Your Child’s

As a parent, you want nothing more than for your children to grow up healthy and happy. Unfortunately, most of us are unaware of the many environmental factors that have a real impact on our health and well-being. Thankfully, the San Francisco pediatric care experts at GetzWell Pediatrics make it their business to understand these

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s common for businesses to make claims they can’t deliver. At GetzWell we don’t believe in making assertions we can’t support – we truly are experts in providing the most comprehensive care available for your child. Time Well Spent Pushed by the demands of insurance companies, many pediatric practices function more

You can accomplish a lot with a hammer. You can hang pictures, build a garden box, and even separate those stubborn Legos that refuse to break apart through any other method. But what happens when you need to drive in a screw or turn a bolt? As useful as a hammer is, if you want

Have you ever taken your child to a pediatrician and felt like you were in a relay race? The doctor runs in, hands you a prescription, and urges you quickly out the door. With the average American pediatrician seeing over 25 patients a day at around 12 minutes a visit, it’s safe to say you

With so many options for pediatric care in San Francisco, how do you narrow the field? Searching the web for patient reviews and asking friends for referrals can be helpful, but often the only way to really know if a doctor is right is to meet them personally. We aren’t advocating interviewing scores of pediatricians,

In his famous quote, German Physicist Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Sadly, many are content to maintain the status quo yet are confused and disappointed when nothing changes. This pattern is endemic in the field of medicine, and pediatrics is no exception. We find

According the Centers for Disease Control, the number of children and adolescents with chronic disease has quadrupled since the 1960s, and obesity is a large contributor. With most pediatricians practicing ‘fast food’ medicine— 10 minute appointments for treating only symptoms rather than considering the whole child— it’s not surprising that even a city as healthy

What is the secret to a healthy life from start to finish? Is it eating right and plenty of outdoor play? Regular checkups to catch issues early? Lots of sleep and love? Minimal stress? The truth is, all of these factors and more play a role in ensuring optimal health throughout your child’s lifetime. San