|Our Alternative Medicine or Complementary Medicine page provides information about a variety of alternative medicine services and practitioners in the Syracuse. Some of the services blend with spiritual practices. The page is based on Alternative Medicine on RocWiki|
About Alternative Medicine
For discussion, terms and references see:
- Alternative Medicine
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
From the Mayo Clinic 1 website:
"Many alternative medicine practitioners base their work around a few common principles. Some of these are similar to what your conventional doctor might do, while others are quite different. Basic philosophies of complementary and alternative medicine include:
- Holistic care. The focus is on treating you as a whole person — recognizing that physical health, mental well-being, relationships and spiritual needs are interconnected and play a part in your overall health."
See Alternative Medicine/Talk for Comments and Suggestions.
1. Complementary & Alternative medicine, What is it? - quoted text updated June 20, 2009