Alternative medicine, is a category of medicine that includes a variety of treatment approaches that fall outside the realm of conventional medicine. Alternative medicine techniques can be used to improve wellness, prevent disease or treat health problems. At our Harvey location, we offer a number of alternative therapies to improve patient outcomes.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely thin needles through the skin at strategic points on the body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. It is also used to help relieve chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils to enhance psychological and physical well-being, including prevention of illness.
Massage involves the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance function, aid in the healing process, relieve muscular pain and induce relaxation.
Reflexology is the application of pressure to areas on the feet and hands that correspond to organs and systems of the body. Applying pressure to these areas can help heal the body and alleviate stress.