Integrative, complementary medicine
Your provider helps you:
- tap into your own abilities to heal
- learn how to better care for yourself
- try both Western and Eastern approaches, like aromatherapy, acupuncture, nutrition, exercise and health coaching.
This specialty can help whether you are healthy or sick. People often seek it out for pain, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, chronic illness, cancer, and healing from surgery or injury.
Source: Penny George Institute for Health and Healing
Reviewed by: Mary Beshara, CNS; Michael Dole, MD; Courtney Baechler, MD; Nancy Van Sloun, MD
Last reviewed: 1/27/2017