~ come learn about the gut-brain connection ~
Approx. 70% of the immune system is located in one's gut.
The balance of good/bad bacteria in your gut affects food cravings.
“Leaky gut” can be related to health issues beyond digestion, such as, anxiety, allergies, lyme, thyroid, joint pain, and more.
Food tiggers are often hidden and overtime can lead to chronic inflammation.
Simple tests can be performed to determine food sensitivities, gut bacteria dysbiosis, nutritional deficiencies, and the presence of toxins.
Our elimination habits provide valuable information about our digestive health.
Jolene Burch, MOT, OTR/L, TNP is a holistic occupational therapist and nutritional consultant who services children and adults at Trumbull Physical Therapy and Wellness and her new location in Westport, CT. She is a unique and gifted practitioner trained in neurodevelopmental techniques, such as sensory and reflex integration. She integrates her therapy skillset with her post-graduate nutrition coursework to effectively treat children and adults with a variety of concerns, including but not limited to, autism, SPD, ADHD, OCD, anxiety/depression, picky eating, and chronic IBS/constipation. Jolene is a mother to a vibrant 4 year old who overcame delays and sensitivities.