Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine collaborates with conventional and alternative medicines to address the biological, psychological, environmental, social and spiritual aspects of health and illness.

The Defining Principles of Integrative Medicine
  • The quality of the practitioner-patient relationship is an essential contributor to the healing process.
  • Illness is a dysfunction of the whole person, rather than simply a physical disorder or a random isolated event. All factors that influence health, wellness and disease are taken into consideration.
  • Practitioners utilize all appropriate healing sciences to facilitates the body’s innate healing response.
  • Effective interventions that are natural and less invasive are used whenever possible.
  • Integrative Medicine is evidence-based and open to new models of care.
  • Practitioners educate patients and the community on health risks and disease prevention.
  • Encourages a collaborative approach to patient care among practitioners.
  • Practitioners work toward the personal incorporation of the principles of Integrative Medicine to lead patients by their own example and lifestyle choices.

Integrative Medical Specialists Brochure