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ancestral wisdom meets

Cutting edge science

Your genetics. Your health.

your treatment.

our clinic

Realizing that health and well-being are a holistic condition we consider the whole person when assessing a patient’s needs and developing a plan of care. Many factors contribute; we must look at interactions between genetics, environment and lifestyle and how they impact a persons overall health. We are so excited to be able to help our patients.

our services

Our services include: Functional, integrative and alternative medicine, functional testing, health coaching, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, and advanced treatment protocols for autoimmune disease, thyroid disease, inflammatory conditions, and the management of chronic illnesses.

The apothecary

We have a limited inventory of in house holistic health and wellness products including the highest quality herbal blends, teas, tinctures, essential oils, supplements, books, and other products that support healing and well being. Additionally, we have an online dispensary thru Fullscript with exceptional pharmaceutical grade products our team has vetted.

the fork functional medicine

Welcome to a place of discovery and wellness that has little in common with your typical doctor's office. At TheFork Functional Medicine we are a clinic specializing in FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE.

FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE: Chyrl has a passion for functional medicine and started this clinic to meet the needs of people suffering from conditions that keep them from living their best life. 

Our niche is seeing patients with hormone, thyroid, weight loss, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions.  Autoimmunity and inflammatory conditions, weight issues, hormone imbalance and thyroid dysfunction often go hand in hand. I tell patients all the time, “it's never one thing”. The body is a group of complex biological systems working together and interconnected. When one thing is off, it will cascade over into other systems and create a multitude of accompanying issues.  One system affects all the others.  

We work with women to manage hormone imbalance with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and to restore optimal function of the thyroid in those with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves disease, and Hashimoto’s.  

We address autoimmunity and inflammatory conditions daily at the clinic. Whether alone or in the company of other co-conditions, autoimmunity, adds a higher level of complexity and requires careful assessment and treatment to see improvements. We feel this requires a special kind of focus.  

We assess for and treat these things together when they are present in conjunction.  

We are excited to practice functional medicine and embrace its application in more complex cases; these are patients who have been unable to resolve ongoing complex health issues and achieve the level of wellness they desire. Often times these issues may have been ongoing for years and remain a heavy burden on the patient's ability to enjoy life and be healthy.

Our clinic is open on Mondays through Fridays, however, Chyrl only sees patients on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Visits are by appointment only. These are deep dives into more complex issues. You and Chyrl work as a team to get to the root cause of underlying issues. You can find out more HERE.  

At The Fork we specialize in personalized health care, integrative and alternative medicine with appointments lasting anywhere from 15 minutes to 90 minutes depending on the patient's needs and the time it takes to get to the root of a patient’s physical discomfort or health challenges. Please call ahead for an appointment. 

what is functional medicine?

An integrative, science-based healthcare approach. As a functional medicine practitioner we look “upstream” to consider the complex web of interactions in the patient’s history, physiology, and lifestyle that can lead to illness. The unique genetic makeup of each patient is considered, along with both internal (mind, body, and spirit) and external (physical and social environment) factors that affect total functioning. ~ Dr. Mark Hyman


The Fork Functional Medicine
110 3rd Ave N.
Franklin, TN 37069

Phone: (615) 721-8008
Fax: (615) 237-8331‬

Hours of operation

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

By appointment only

We are scheduling telemedicine visits as well.