Experience A Place Where Your Journey Matters

At Hope for Healing, we are a collaborative care team partnering with you on your wellness journey, whether you are a patient or parent. Your story, your voice, and your genetics reveal a road map that guides us in co-creating a wellness plan that is sustainable and life-giving.

Health and Wellness Family

Begin Your Journey to Health and Wellness

Whether you are coming to us for general health support, diagnosed or undiagnosed issues, or a chronic condition, we aim to get to the root cause. Together, we will generate a personalized treatment plan based on your nutritional and biochemical imbalances and your unique genetic fingerprint. We want to set you up for vibrant and optimal health.

Our Philosophy

Holistic Care

We believe your physical health has an impact on your mental and emotional well-being and vice versa. Your mind, body, and emotions are intimately connected. We address you as a whole person rather than isolating organs and symptoms.


Through your genetics, diagnostic labs, and a detailed review of your story, your care team will make evidence-based recommendations to restore and optimize your health. One size does not fit all, so your plan will be unique to you.


We listen to you and ensure you feel heard. Your care team will partner with you to co-create a sustainable plan tailored to your unique life circumstances. As part of our collaborative approach, our providers meet daily to ensure the best patient care. 


We are a team of life-long learners continually seeking to apply the best holistic solutions available. Your care team will provide recommendations designed to effectively address the root causes of your issues with efficiency and innovation.

Our goal is vibrant health, not just the absence of disease.

  • Addictions
  • Adrenal & Hormonal Disorders
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Arthritis
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Pain
  • CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome)
  • COVID & Long COVID
  • Crohn's
  • Detoxification Impairment
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Hormones
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lethargy
  • Lyme Disease
  • Methylation Deficiency
  • Migraines & Recurrent Headaches
  • Mitochondrial Issues
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Neurodivergent Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Recurrent Ear Infections
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stress-related Conditions
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Vaccination Injuries
  • PANS
  • More

About Hope for Healing, the top Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner serving Shenandoah & Houston, TX and What We Offer

  • Experienced Expert Medical Leadership:

    • Dive into wellness with Paula Kruppstadt MD at the helm.

    • Entrust your health to a renowned board-certified pediatrician who shines as an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.

    • Benefit from a leader carrying esteemed credentials: IFMCP, DABP, and FAAP.

  • Embrace Our Core Philosophy:

    • Elevate your life by optimizing health, wellness, and longevity.

    • Unearth the root causes of your health challenges with our focused approach.

    • Strive not just for absence of disease, but for vibrant health with us.

  • Tailored Just for You and Your Child with Customized Treatments:

    • Transform your health journey with our personalized treatment blueprints.

    • Decode your body’s secrets through specialized testing, especially genetics.

    • Revolutionize your diet and lifestyle with our Health & Nutrition Coaching.

  • Featuring Specialized Medical Services:

    • Experience Functional Medicine: Your gateway to holistic health.

    • Rejuvenate with Regenerative Medicine: Let your body’s healing power emerge.

    • Explore Nutrigenomics: Where your nutrition meets your genes.

    • Nourish your body and soul with Holistic Nutrition.

    • Chart your wellness path with our Health Coaching.

    • Revitalize with IV Therapy: Direct wellness to your veins.

    • Harness the therapeutic wonders of Ozone Therapy.

  • Every Age, Every Stage: Our Patient Demographics:

    • Benefit from Primary Care that wears a functional lens.

    • We’re here for everyone: from the newborn’s first cry to wise souls at 65.

  • We Treat, You Thrive: Conditions Addressed:

    • Find relief from ADD/ADHD, Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and more.

    • Battle chronic challenges like Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain, CIRS, Lyme Disease.

    • Nurture emotional well-being: Overcome Anxiety, Depression, and OCD.

    • Digestive blues? We tackle Crohn’s, IBS, Detox issues, and beyond.

    • Breathe easy against Allergies, Asthma. Ward off Autoimmune Disease, Arthritis.

    • Glow against skin challenges: Eczema, and other Skin Disorders.

    • Navigate neurological paths with care: Multiple Sclerosis, and other related disorders.

    • Harmonize Hormonal & Metabolic rhythms: From Adrenal issues to Gluten Sensitivity.

    • And, address myriad other conditions, from Vaccination Injuries to PANS & PANDAS.

  • Join Us for a Healthier Tomorrow:

    • Schedule your appointment with our distinguished functional medicine team.

    • Let’s craft wellness tales together in Shenandoah & Houston, TX.

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