“What’s up doc?”
Seems the buzz around the medical water cooler these days is integrative medicine.
Think of you and your integrative medicine physician working “as partners to engage body, mind and spirit in attaining and maintaining optimal health.” This is how physicians at University of Cincinnati Health describe integrative medicine on their website, an approach to health care that patients are requesting and health professionals are seeing as beneficial.
“It’s about time that medicine put mind and body together and began to treat people in all dimensions of their needs,” says Thomas Boat, MD, Dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Writing for the Twinsburg Ohio Patch, Steve Salt presents a Guest post on how complimentary practices such as mindfulness and spirituality, health and wellness coaching, yoga therapy is being integrated into the medical regimen.
Recommended reading: Integrative Medicine: recognizing our innate capacity to heal