Natural Approaches to Health Care

Find out more about holistic health care and how it may help you.

When you’re sick or injured, the only thing you want is a treatment plan to optimize healing and improve your health. While traditional Western medicine is still the gold standard, many individuals also discover that a holistic approach to health care provides more well-rounded care to support faster and more efficient healing. Wondering if natural or alternative therapies are right for you? A consultation with our Southfield, MI, doctor Dr. Antoine Geffrard can shed light on whether these options are safe for you.

What Makes Natural Medicine Different From Traditional Medicine?

Natural medicine provides a holistic approach to health care, considering the mind, body and spirit. Natural medicine understands that all facets of your life, from your environment to your genes, impact your health. Based on this understanding, this alternative form of care provides a more integrative approach that combines modern medicine with safe, non-invasive approaches that stimulate the body’s natural healing processes. Natural medicine looks for and treats the root cause.

What Are Some Natural Approaches to Health Care?

There is a wide range of natural and alternative therapies from which to choose, and a consultation with our Southfield, MI, team can help you decide which ones will provide you with the best results based on your health and the problems you’re facing. Some popular alternative therapies include,

  • Supplementation and herbal remedies
  • Osteopathic and chiropractic medicine
  • Massage therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Ayurveda
  • Chinese medicine
  • Cupping
  • Naturopathy
  • Homeopathy
  • Yoga
  • Tai chi
  • Nutritional and dietary changes
  • Electromagnetic therapy
  • Reiki
  • Medication
  • Hypnosis
  • Biofeedback

What Can Alternative Medicine Treat?

Alternative therapies have been known to work alongside conventional treatment options to provide more well-rounded and therapeutic healing. One of the most significant benefits of alternative treatment is that it’s less likely to cause side effects or complications and isn’t non-invasive. Alternative therapy can help treat,

  • Chronic pain
  • Side effects due to cancer treatment
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pregnancy-related pains
  • Stroke

Not all conditions will benefit from natural and alternative approaches to health care, and it’s vital that you don’t scrap your current medication or treatment plan for holistic health care only without first having a consultation with our Southfield, MI, physician. Dr. Geffrard can determine whether natural options are right for you and provide you with a care plan.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Geffrard, call RMS Consultations at (248) 663-5353.

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