Dr. Melvin Mashner of The Gut Authority & Daphne Chiropractic Center is a chiropractor with a focus on functional nutrition, also referred to as functional medicine. And Dr. Masher and Syble Mashner are licensed to provide Pastoral Science and Medicine by the Pastoral Medical Association. Their approach is to establish a partnership and relationship with patients based on trust and personal responsibility. After they determine the destructive forces at work in the patient through a review of the patient's health history, lifestyle, and testing, dietary guidelines are established with a personalized Designed Clinical Nutrition program. Through education and guidance, they guide patents to become less dependent on them or any doctors to maintain their health, including their gut health.