Why Holistic Medicine?

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. Dating from the 1970s, medical professionals, sociologists, anthropologists and other commentators noted the increasing visibility of a wide variety of health practices that had neither derived directly from nor been verified by biomedical science 148 Since that time, those who have analyzed this trend have deliberated over the most apt language with which to describe this emergent health field.

ACHS’s Department of Holistic Medicine offers training in the use of: herbs, bodycare, flower essences, iridology, homeopathy, holistic anatomy and physiology, holistic health consulting, holistic nutrition, holistic pathophysiology and pathology, and a comprehensive Diploma in Holistic Health Practice.holistic medicine

Eastern medicine basically is looking at the whole patient and not just perspective of what we are seeing on a physical exam but also the perspective of what’s their emotional life like, what is their environment like, what do they do for stress relief, what can we do with nutrition.holistic medicine

Any therapy that is typically excluded by conventional medicine, and that patients use instead of conventional medicine, is known as alternative medicine.” It’s a catch-all term that includes hundreds of old and new practices ranging from acupuncture to homeopathy to iridology.holistic medicine

Journal of Alternative & Integrative Medicine focused on the areas such as Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic, aromatherapy and anthroposophic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Tibetan medicine, traditional-medicine, complementary-therapy & mind-body-link.