Holistic medicine is the art and science that addresses the whole person and integrates conventional and complementary therapies to prevent and treat disease, but most importantly to promote optimal health. In a small cinderblock building nestled on the edge of a sprawling horse farm between Aiken and Wagener, Kule and his staff practice medicine the old-fashioned way — with natural remedies and an emphasis on wellness. Chinese herbs are used to restore energy and function to your body since Chinese medicine is based on the belief that if your body’s energy is blocked you cannot be in a state of wellness.
The Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook Hospital Kellogg Cancer Centers have collaborated with Integrative Medicine to offer acupuncture and integrative bodywork services to patients during their visit. Continuing Medical Education: Diplomates will participate in and track records of CME in the multitude and ever changing fields of interest to holistic practitioners.
Acupuncture is an ancient medicine technique that uses very small needles to poke into your skin to relieve troubled pressure points inside your body. Other prospective careers in holistic medicine that you may wish to explore include chiropractic, acupuncture, homeopathy or naturopathy.
There are no limits to the range of diseases and disorders that can be treated in a holistic way, as the principle of holistic healing is to balance the body, mind, spirit, and emotions so that the person’s whole being functions smoothly. But those who stand by the conventional form of treatment have raised doubts about the authenticity of holistic medical practitioners.
Holistic physicians encourage patients to evoke the healing power of love, hope, humor and enthusiasm and to release the toxic consequences of hostility, shame, greed, depression and prolonged fear, anger and grief. Holistic veterinarian medicine might include treatments such as, nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture and veterinarian chiropractic.