It’s all about prevention, treating the patient as a whole,
not just the individual problem. She partners with her patients
which can include the whole family, from age 5 and up
to seniors with routine and preventive care. From managing
diabetes to heading off cardiovascular disease the goal is to
maintain a healthy and full life.
Her holistic mental and physical approach begins with a
pinpoint where and when problems started. Whether physical
or mental, there is usually a trigger point.
At Qvita Health & Wellness, Peggy offers a number of
primary care services, including: Lab Services, Homeopathic
Trigger Point Injections, Physicals, Disease and Medical Management,
Dermatology, Medical Weight Loss, IV Vitamins,
Adolescent and Women’s Health.
Qvita Health & Wellness also offers Regenerative Medicine,
including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, a fast
gaining favor in many medical circles for its ability to heal
and regenerate tissue on a cellular level. PRP therapy is not
stem cell therapy, but a growth factor in your body that draws
platelet rich plasma. When injected in certain areas, it causes
regeneration and repair, drawing your own stem cells to that
area. PRP is used for a variety of injuries to accelerate healing
and also for collagen induction to reduce signs of aging. The
clinic offers regenerative therapies that help patients with beleaguered
joints and tendons, as well as cosmetic concerns.
Cosmetic Services are growing in popularity not just
with the generation that is noticing the signs of aging, but
Chemical Peels, Dermal Fillers, Hand Rejuventation, Kybella,
Ultherapy and Icon Laser.
are looking for more preventive treatments. This is where her
Genetic Testing plays a big part. Testing is done now for hereditary
breast cancer and other cancers as well, along with
other hereditary factors. It is a vital service for couples planning
a family where both can have their genetics tested to rule
out any hidden problems.
Educating her patients is key, and prevention is the only
way to be sure that as one ages, potential problems are addressed
ahead of time. She sees more and more millennials
that stay on top of their health, and want to avoid the effects
of health and aging that they see in their parents. They are
very active in their healthcare, which is the foundation of the
partnership that she builds with her patients.
Peggy Demetriou’s philosophy is to continue education,
always training, always learning. Education is a life-long
commitment. Her expertise shows in her practice and in her
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