When you're ill, it's obviously critical that your doctors and other health care providers treat your physical symptoms and your underlying disease. But you're more than a person with an illness; there are a whole range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental factors that have an influence on your health and on your ability to be treated for and recover from a serious sickness.
Integrative medicine is a way for us to care for you that addresses all of those factors. Taking your specific illness, needs and other conditions in mind, we use integrative medicine to select treatments and therapies from an array of scientific disciplines to heal sickness and help you get — and stay — healthy.
According to The Bravewell Collaborative, the defining principles of integrative medicine are: