When you hear the word ‘wellness’, you probably think of two things: nutrition and exercise. We believe wellness is much more than just the physical.
We want you to experience wellness in the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. When these four things come together, you will finally experience the life you have always dreamed of.
Dr. Michele is a trained Doctor of Osteopathy; Dr. Mark is a trained Naturopathic doctor. While most doctors focus solely on the physical component, together, Drs. Mark and Michele use an integrated, holistic approach under their medical care that focuses on prevention and healing the root causes that affect ones body, mind, emotions, and spiritual well-being to bring healing to the whole person.
The Sherwood’s have a successful medical practice, the Functional Medical Institute; also a television and radio program; as well as, provide resources, including their Amazon bestseller, The Quest for Wellness, nutrition plans, fitness instructional videos, and helpful mental and emotional steps to provide relief from stress and to help people form better habits so they can live well.
Mark Sherwood, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), is on a mission to help you achieve wellness in every area of your life. Dr. Mark and his wife, Michele L. Neil-Sherwood, DO, have a successful medical practice, the Functional Medical Institute; also a television and radio program; as well as, provide resources, including their Amazon bestseller, The Quest for Wellness, nutrition plans, fitness instructional videos, and helpful mental and emotional steps to provide relief from stress and to help people form better habits so they can live well.
He is a former Oklahoma state and regional bodybuilding champion, ex-professional baseball player and a 24-year retired veteran of the Tulsa Police Department, where he logged a decade of courageous service on the department’s SWAT Team.
Dr. Mark’s passion for wellness motivated him to develop several wellness based courses, which he teaches to law enforcement professionals, corporations, and churches throughout U.S. and worldwide. He firmly believes that “each person has an awesome destiny and purpose in life, which can be revealed only through the pursuit of total wellness.”
Mark is a motivational speaker whose presentations are sought by audiences nationwide. His passion and experience for total wellness make him a versatile role model for people of all ages.
Michele L. Neil-Sherwood, Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), has had a successful private practice since 2002. In her and Dr. Mark’s private practice at the Functional Medical Institute, she adopts a whole person approach, which is outcome based looking at each individuals unique needs. Her aim is to obtain the highest level of function, and maintain it through a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach.
Dr. Michele has been certified and trained through Cenegenics, BioTE Medical, Metagenics, Helm’s Medical Institute, and AMMG and provides the following medical services: Age Management Medicine, Naturopathic and Functional Medicine, Acupuncture, First Line Therapy, Lifestyle Coaching, Certified in the Kettlebell Functional Movement Systems, and provides soft tissue modalities of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy.
Dr. Michele understands the importance of: nutrition, medical food & supplementation, exercise prescription, rest, stress management, hormone balance and the Functional Movement.
Dr. Michele has an extensive fitness and athletic background: Martial Arts (brown belt- Judo, Black belt Tae-Kwon-Do), Strength Training/Bodybuilding (multiple state and national titles), Russian Kettlebell System (RKC Certified, CK-FMS Certified, Primal Move Certified) and Iyengar Yoga Methods.