Sheila Wagner, ND, PT
Dr. Sheila Wagner is a naturopathic doctor, orthopedic physical therapist, certified nutrition specialist and a functional medicine practitioner certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine. Her 30 years in health care have honed a special interest in assessing and treating multifaceted health and pain conditions which have been stubborn to change. Dr. Wagner has found that chronic infections, metabolic and hormonal imbalances, environmental toxic burdens and immune dysregulation are often connected and form the foundation of long standing, hard to resolve illness, pain and cognitive decline.
Dr. Wagner knows that being heard is the first step to healing which is why she starts by carefully listening to your health story. Skilled physical examination and state-of-the-art laboratory investigations are done in order to determine key disruptions in a patient’s physiology and function. Treatment plans are established in a step-wise manner to insure a ‘no stone unturned’ approach and to teach each patient how to successfully implement powerfully therapeutic lifestyle and dietary changes.
Herbal, nutritional and homeopathic medicine are included in Dr. Wagner’s treatment plans along with ozone and nutrient IV therapies. Dr. Wagner’s long standing clinical experience in orthopedic physical therapy have afforded her the ability to become adept at regenerative injection therapies as a naturopathic doctor. Whether one experiences joint instability, chronic pain or dysfunction from progressive joint wear and tear, prolotherapy and/or platelet rich plasma injections have proven for many patients a successful treatment approach to restore a pain free active lifestyle. Trigger point, perineural and scar release injections may also be helpful when resolving chronic pain conditions.
Dr. Wagner is an active member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the California Naturopathic Doctors Association, The Institute for Functional Medicine, the Naturopathic Academy of Environmental Medicine, The American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine and the American College of Nutrition.
Illness from infection: lyme disease and associated infections, viruses, parasites
Metabolic and hormonal imbalances: weight loss resistance, pre-diabetes, diabetes
Illness from mold and other environmental toxins
Joint or soft tissue chronic pain
The following information will help you understand what it is like to work with Dr. Wagner.
First Office Visit
The first office visit is 60 minutes - $450
- Comprehensive medical history
- Pertinent physical exams
- Blood draw for laboratory tests ordered
- Prescribing of medication/supplements if indicated
- Ordering of take-home tests
First Return Visit
The first return office visit is 30-60 minutes - $195-$295, depending on the number and complexity of labs reviewed. The determination of length of first return visit is made at the end of the first visit.
- Review of all laboratory results
- Develop a personalized treatment plan that may include diet, nutritional and herbal supplements, medications and IV nutrient therapy.
Return visits are 30 minutes - $195-$245. Return visits are more frequent at the beginning of a treatment, then become less frequent as a patient's health improves. These typically range from every 1-3 months.
Laboratory fees can range from $500-$2500 at the first visit, depending on what labs are ordered. Follow-up lab tests every few months may range from $100-$500. Some lab tests may be covered by your insurance.
First Office Visit cancellation/rescheduling requires 1 week notice. If less than 1 weeks notice is given, 50% of the first office visit will be charged.
Return office visit cancellation/rescheduling requires 2 business days notice. If less than 2 business days notice is not given, 50% of the return office visit will be charged the first time. 100% of the return office visit will be charged thereafter.
“Having practiced medicine for forty years, I have come to realize that successful treatment of chronic problems almost always requires a holistic approach. The body’s systems do not work independently of each other and cannot be treated independently. Sheila Wagner has long embraced this concept in her integrative naturopathic practice. I admire Sheila’s compassion, dedication and broad therapeutic approach and I highly recommend her to patients and personal friends.” -Jerry
“I don’t use the term “healer” lightly. As someone with a skeptical nature, I was happy to be schooled by the great results and changes that occurred from working with Sheila. Her remarkable command of biochemistry, nutrition and biomechanics is deployed with wisdom, thoughtfulness and a bracing resolve to help her patients heal. In short, Sheila is fabulous!” -Brooke
“Sheila Wagner is a true healer. The depth of her medical and nutritional knowledge and background are impressive. Her listening skills and analytical diagnostic skills are superior and her love of the science, art and craft of healing combine to make her a gift to her profession. Any medical practitioner who would take a lesson from Sheila’s thorough approach would be better off for it. I highly recommend Sheila.” -Lisa
“My entire life was lived with stomach aches and gastrointestinal issues. Sheila was the first health practitioner I ever went to who correctly assessed my situation. With her support I was able to adjust my diet and feel better for the first time in 57 years! In the following 24 months I was able to lose 30 pounds as a result of discovering what I could and could not eat. Sheila is a clever sleuth in discovering issues both the body and mind are dealing with. She is so knowledgeable and such a clear teacher and empathetic counselor!” -Jan