Our MDs and DOs provide holistic, integrative, traditional, complimentary, alternative and allopathic medicineOur licensed professionals provide natural mind/body medicine including chinese, naturopathic, chiropractic, naprapathic and functional medicine. There are several socio-cultural reasons for the interest in these treatments centered on the low level of scientific literacy among the public at large and a concomitant increase in antiscientific attitudes and new age mysticism 3 Related to this are vigorous marketing 7 of extravagant claims by the alternative medical community combined with inadequate media scrutiny and attacks on critics.
We provide leading edge clinical expertise using a combination of conventional and evidence-based alternative and holistic medicine, to recommend the lifestyle changes, cutting edge diagnostic testing, mind-body practices, supplements and medicines to meet your personal health goals.
In Britain, the most often used alternative therapies were Alexander technique , Aromatherapy , Bach and other flower remedies, Body work therapies including massage, Counseling stress therapies, hypnotherapy , Meditation , Reflexology , Shiatsu , Ayurvedic medicine , Nutritional medicine, and Yoga 254 Ayurvedic medicine remedies are mainly plant based with some use of animal materials.
The terms-Alternative medicine, complementary medicine, integrative medicine, holistic medicine, natural medicine, unorthodox medicine, fringe medicine, unconventional medicine, and new age medicine are used interchangeably as having the same meaning and are almost synonymous in some contexts, 25 26 27 28 but may have different meanings in some rare cases.
Some professions of complementary/traditional/alternative medicine, such as chiropractic , have achieved full regulation in North America and other parts of the world 261 and are regulated in a manner similar to that governing science-based medicine.