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Advanced Testing and Diagnostics

The Burick Center for Health & Wellness helps individuals proactively manage their health with a variety of tests. Gaining insight into how your body functions helps you take positive steps for optimal wellness. Individuals must be 18 or older to receive any impactful therapies.

SpectraCell Laboratories

Nutritional Testing

The Burick Center for Health & Wellness offers patients the opportunity to create customized vitamin infusions by offering Spectra Cell’s micronutrient testing. The test provides the most comprehensive nutritional analysis available. It measures functional deficiencies at the cellular level. It is an assessment of how well the body utilizes 35 vitamins, minerals, amino acids/fatty acids, antioxidants and metabolites, while converting the body’s need for these micronutrients that enable the body to produce enzymes, hormones, and other substances essential for proper growth, development and good health. This test provides the basis of a personalized, functional approach to addressing a broad variety of clinical conditions including arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, various immunological disorders, metabolic disorders and micronutrient deficiencies.

Single Diagnostic Test – $415.00

Igenex

Igenex Testing for Tick Born Illness

Igenex is a blood test that looks for other strains of tick-borne pathogens. Some of these pathogens exhibit Lyme-like symptoms but may be due to a different tick-borne disease that may require a different treatment method than traditional Lyme Disease. It is important to test for co-infections because nearly one infour ticks infected with the Lyme Disease pathogen also carry another pathogen. We perform this blood test in our office. 

TBD4 Tick Borne Disease Panel 4 – $1,571.50
TBD5 Tick Borne Disease Panel 5 – $1,942.50

Check out the website: https://igenex.com/

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ALCAT Food Sensitivity Testing

ALCAT testing is a blood test that identifies foods and other substances that trigger chronic inflammation. Inflammation can cause many issues such as gastrointestinal tract problems, skin issues, fatigue, metabolic disorders, joint issues and migraines. ALCAT measures cellular reactions to more than 450 different substances. ALCAT testing is a wonderful way to understand your food sensitivities and how to prevent further inflammation within your body. 

Platinum Plus Panel – $630.00
There are alternative panels to choose from that range in price.

Check out the website: https://cellsciencesystems.com/patients/alcat-test/

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Invitae Genetic Testing

Invitae is a saliva or blood test that is used to identify genes for either a specific medical condition or a panel of genetic conditions. Invitae is able to screen for many different types of cancers as well as cardiac conditions. It allows us the ability to be very specific with genes and therefore identify medical conditions that we may not have otherwise been aware of. This allows us to advocate more effectively for our patients.

Single Diagnostic Test – $250.00
Cancer OR Cardio Screening – $250.00

Check out the website: https://invitae.com/en/

Galleri Testing

Galleri is a multi-cancer early detection test that can detect more than 50 types of cancers1 through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to be complementary to, and not a replacement of, U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings that a healthcare provider may recommend. Galleri can give patients the potential benefits of: early cancer detection, testing with ease, and actionable results.

Fast Facts:

  • 50+ types of cancers detected
  • Less than 1% false positivity rate
  • 44% positive predictive value
  • 140+ clinical study sites that contributed to the development of Galleri

Single Diagnostic Test – $940.00

Check out the website: https://www.galleri.com/.

Metabolic Code®

Every patient receives a personalized report that represents the results their lifestyle questionnaire, labs and biometrics. This report summarizes Triad Metaflammation Scores, the Total Resiliency Index (TRI) and highlights areas of reduced metabolic functioning. The report offers insight and recommendations needed to help guide the patient into taking action towards better health today.

Includes:

  • Vitality Report
  • Triad Scoring
  • Organ System Explanation
  • Supplement Recommendations
  • How symptoms and disease can progress if they don’t begin to take action today

Metabolic Code Package – $525.00

Check out the website: https://www.metaboliccode.com/.

PrecivityADTM

A breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease has arrived with the C2N Diagnostics (C2N) PrecivityADTM blood test.

Now through the launch of the C2N PrecivityADTM test, health care providers can prescribe a blood test that is precise, easy to administer, and can help detect if certain markers for Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological disease that can cause a decline in memory and thinking, are present in the brain.*

Single Diagnostic Test – $1250.00

Check out the website: https://precivityad.com/.

Genesight®

If you have been diagnosed with a mental health condition and failed at least one medication, consider talking to your doctor about the GeneSight Psychotropic test. GeneSight Psychotropic is a pharmacogenomic test that analyzes clinically important genetic variations in your DNA.

The results of the test can inform your doctor about genes that may impact how you metabolize or respond to certain medications commonly prescribed to treat depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other mental health conditions.

Single Diagnostic Test – $330.00 (on average)
Most people are able to use  insurance with this test.

Check out the website: https://genesight.com/.

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Burick Center Staff MemberTracy Koval

Office Manager

Tracy joined the Burick Center for Health & Wellness in June of 2016 to help patients by managing various aspects of the office. Tracy brings more than three decades of medical office experience as the former office manager of a multi-specialty group and also works on a part-time basis as a Patient Service Rep at a local urgent care center.

Tracy’s favorite part of working in a medical practice is the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life by helping them navigate through the maze of health care. She loves being part of the dynamic team at the Burick Center.

Tracy likes to spend time with her family. She has two sons, Mason, who is living and working in Philadelphia as a Sr. Analyst for a marketing firm, and Spencer, who works at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.

Burick Center Staff MemberTom Baker

Strategy Officer

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Burick Center Staff MemberRena Geesaman

Patient Coordinator

Rena Geesaman is a Registered Medical Assistant who enjoys providing attentive and caring client service. She is very happy to be part of the Burick Center team where patient care is our number one focus.

Her goal is to do everything within her power to ensure every interaction leaves you feeling well cared for and perhaps even delighted.

Rena volunteers by serving as board treasurer for Carlisle Christian Academy. She also helps facilitate a program at River of God Church for single, pregnant girls which provides practical, emotional and spiritual support.

Outside of the office Rena enjoys hiking, traveling, tending to her flower beds, hosting meals on their back deck, enjoying time with dear friends, loving on her little dogs, and best of all spending time with family. Being fairly new grandparents, she and her husband Don are always happy to share pictures of their little grandson, Lucas. Feel free to ask! She considers herself amazingly blessed!

Burick Center Staff MemberDr. Peter Lu

Acupuncturist

Dr. Peter Lu trained and worked in New York City for 15 years and recently moved to central PA. He studied pre-med at Brooklyn College and attended medical school at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn. Thereafter he worked in the inner city hospitals of New York City, and lastly had the honor of caring for people with his sister in Stamford, Connecticut.

Dr. Lu greatly appreciates open lines of communication as it pertains to questions you may have about your ailment and how acupuncture could help in the healing process. His intention to address your needs to the best of his ability.

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Burick Center Staff MemberLee Morand

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Lee has had the sincere pleasure of working in the Greater Harrisburg area for over 20 years. She relocated to Harrisburg in 1990 after completing her undergraduate degree in Nutrition Pre-Med at Cornell University. Lee received her first Master’s Degree from Shippensburg University. Her second Master’s Degree, as well as Doctorate, were both from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

She uses a Cognitive-Behavioral approach to guide her work with clients across the lifespan. She strongly believes research has shown that changing your thoughts does change your life. Her primary focus with clients is to reduce symptoms by assisting clients to achieve skills they can utilize in their professional, academic, and personal lives.

Burick Center Staff MemberHeather Motter

LMT, Massage Therapist and Back Desk Coordinator

Heather Motter joined the Burick Center team in 2018. A graduate of YTI Career Institute, Heather prides herself on using her highly developed skills to maintain the balance between mind and body. As a licensed massage therapist, she specializes in Medical Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Oncology Massage.

Heather has a vast amount of experience working with a variety of patients. From a simple relaxation massage to a patient dealing with chronic pain, Heather is able to facilitate treatments uniquely designed for each patient’s individual needs.

Heather insists that massage is not just a relaxation luxury. Instead, her philosophy is that massage helps lead to a healthier, happier lifestyle. She encourages everyone to take the time to meet with her to develop a care plan to enhance their overall wellness.

Heather is a resident of Carlisle, where she resides with her fiancé, two sons, and four dogs. When she’s not at work, she can be found outside working on her back yard oasis, or volunteering at Speranza Animal Rescue.

Burick Center Staff MemberFelicia Miller

Nutritionist

Felicia Miller is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who provides nutritional counseling and education to patients of the Burick Center for Health & Wellness.

She takes the science of nutrition with her extensive knowledge of food and coaching skills to create an easy-to-follow actionable plan for her clients to follow.

Recognizing that there are multiple components to creating a successful wellness plan, she looks at the whole person – their concerns, lifestyle, personality, family, and career. Listening to her patients allows for Felicia to find the root cause of their issue and not simply the symptoms.

“Being healthy goes beyond diet, food is just one of the pillars of a happy, healthy person.” Felicia goes beyond the traditional diet education- she coaches and supports her patients as they learn how to make changes in their day-to-day life.

“I’m passionate about whole foods and healthy living I strive to inspire you to make positive food and lifestyle changes – at any age.”

Burick Center Staff MemberAshley Weibley

Registered Nurse

Ashley is a nurse at Burick Center for Health & Wellness. Her nursing philosophy is one of holistic care. She is a patient advocate committed to clear communication, education and applying critical thinking and decision-making skills to help patients achieve better outcomes. She enjoys providing the highest quality nursing care in a respectful, healing environment. She has a personal commitment to life-long learning through formal education and hands-on experience. She appreciates that compassion along with innovative care is what the Burick Center for Health & Wellness is all about.

Ashley has an Associate’s Degree from Harrisburg Area Community College and a Bachelors Degree from Penn State University.

She is married and has twin boys, She enjoys spending time with her friends, family and pets. She has owned and shown Quarter Horses all of her life and continues to compete in her spare time.