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Integrative Medicine

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What is Integrative Medicine?

Integrative medicine, which is also called integrated medicine and integrative health combines evidence based medicine with alternative medicine making use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

Integrative medicine is based upon focusing on health and wellness, as opposed to only focusing on disease. Whenever possible, integrative medicine favors the use of natural, effective, less-invasive interventions whenever possible. Studies conducted at Duke Integrative Medicine show that patients who participate in integrative medicine programs realize more profound health benefits than those who don’t.

The main principles of Integrative Medicine is the close relationship between patient and practitioner in the healing process.

Does insurance cover integrative medicine?

Many health insurance providers do not cover the complementary and alternative therapies that are often used in integrative medicine. Some cover select treatments such as including acupuncture, as well as some mind-body therapies.

Patients who have health care reimbursement accounts through their employers will find that many integrative medicine therapies are covered by these plans.

Contact Alevizos Medical to schedule an appointment today at (949) 916-3600.

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