The Wahls Foundation @ The University of Iowa Terry Wahls MD
Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and a staff physician at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Hospital She is also a patient with a chronic progressive neurological disorder, secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. But thanks to the power of the Wahls Protocol, which is based on Functional Medicine and the Wahls Paleo diet, Dr. Wahls restored her health and now pedals her bike five miles to work each day.
The Wahls Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit entity created May 11, 2011 w
hose mission is to educate the public and health-care practitioners about the benefits of an integrative approach to optimal health for those with multiple sclerosis and other chronic disease issues, emphasizing adoption of health behaviors. This integrative approach includes intensive directed nutrition, exercise, neuromuscular electrical stimulation and other health promoting behaviors. The Wahls Foundation Inc. also supports clinical trials that test the benefits of this comprehensive integrative approach.