WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE & HEALTH?
Integrative Medicine & Health is a medical specialty that focuses on the whole person and makes use of a broad range of appropriate conventional and alternative/complementary therapeutic approaches and healthcare disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. Alternative and complementary integrative approach include acupuncture, acupressure, Energy Medicine, cupping and Mind-body techniques among others. The approach is on wellness, health promotion, prevention and healthy living. Patients are encouraged to be open to self-development on their wellness journey.
WHAT IS PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION?
Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine is the specialty medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to persons with physical limitations affecting the brain, spine, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. The goal is to maximize a person’s independence in activities of daily living and improve quality of life.
PM&R physicians design comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans, and are integral members of the care team. They utilize cutting-edge as well as time-tested conventional treatments to maximize function and quality of life for persons.