Integrative or Holistic Medicine services have grown very popular in the past 2 decades, with more than 70% of Americans using them in some form. Your child will benefit from integrative medicine as a complement to the care they are already receiving from treatment of allergies to chronic illness. Integrative medicine helps reduce the severity and frequency of disease episodes, decreases stress related to the illness allowing to enjoy a better quality of life. Read more about some of the well known Integrative Medicine programs below.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Pediatric Integrative Medicine is dedicated to addressing the increasing demand for integrative healthcare by researching and providing access to practices that address the physical as well as lifestyle, emotional, and spiritual needs of children.
Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine program reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, to achieve optimal health and healing.
Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine (SCIM) was started in 1998, this program aims to help the patient cope better with their medical condition, control symptoms to live more fully.
University of Michigan Integrative Medicine program aims to heal the mind, body, spirit and emotion to optimize health. Integrative approach is blended with the best of medical science and technology that fosters optimal wellness and healing no matter what the health challenges.
Integrative or Holistic Pediatrics is the art of wellness that addresses the needs of your whole child: body, mind, and spirit. The practice of holistic pediatrics integrates conventional Western techniques and complementary care to promote optimal health.
We prevent and treat diseases by addressing all factors, not just physical symptoms. This means that each person is seen as a unique person with individual needs, rather than simply an example of an ailment. We believe illness to be the result of physical, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental imbalance. Healing takes place naturally when these aspects of life are brought into proper balance. Read more about Healing Care Pediatrics in recent news.
The primary goal of integrative medical practice is the conscious pursuit of the highest level of functioning and balance of the physical, environmental, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of human experience, resulting in a dynamic state of being fully alive. This creates a condition of wellbeing regardless of the presence or absence of disease.
Holistic care promotes health to prevent illness and help raise awareness of disease in our lives rather than merely managing symptoms. A holistic approach relieves symptoms, modifies contributing factors, and enhances the patient’s life system to optimize future wellbeing.