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
Prevention is key to good health. Taking steps to better your health before you get sick is the best way to keep yourself healthy.
Your body has the ability to heal itself. Alternative medicine practitioners see themselves as facilitators. To them, your body does the healing work, and treatment encourages your natural healing processes.
Learning and healing go hand in hand. Alternative medicine practitioners see themselves as teachers and mentors who offer guidance. To the practitioner, you're the one who does the healing.
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."
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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:
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