We offer the best of both conventional and complementary medicine to promote optimal health, prevent and treat disease and meet each patient’s unique physical, emotional and spiritual health goals. Your gift will help us to achieve our mission of raising the standard of integrative medicine education, research, and clinical care throughout North Carolina. Massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care plus family medicine – all in one convenient location.
Furthermore, holistic medicine means utilizing recommended vitamins, minerals and other nutritional supplements to make one’s body function more effectively. Alternative medicine was a term used to express approaches that were separate from conventional medicine.
Geranium oil is believed to fight even cancer in addition to mending brittle bones. Holistic approaches for the treatment of arthritis draws upon a wide range of therapies to help treat and possibly prevent arthritis. Without the original nonscientific practices and theories, osteopathic medicine is now considered the same as biomedicine.
The holistic healer recognizes that our discomforts or pains are merely symptoms of an imbalance. Breast medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao discusses the role of integrative therapies in the cancer setting. While preventing illness is important, Holistic Health focuses on reaching higher levels of wellness.
The Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook Hospital Kellogg Cancer Centers have collaborated with Integrative Medicine to offer acupuncture and integrative bodywork services to patients during their visit. I had cancer, and my doctor told me that I should never take birth control or artificial hormones with the kind of cancer I had.