Category: Alternative Medicine

Bridging the Gap Between Allopathic and Integrative Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Sean McCloy

Being an integrative pharmacy and wellness center, we work with a lot of practitioners from different disciplines. It always intrigues us when western and alternative medicines converge in a practitioner’s methodology. This is called integrative medicine and Sean McCloy, MD, MPH, MA, is one of those practitioners. Dr. McCloy is a Family and Holistic medicine... Read more »

Studies Recommend Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Treatment, Part 2

Acupuncture Needles and Model
In this article, part 2 of a series on acupuncture for pain, Dr. Bartlett reveals more research that supports its use for chronic pain treatment. As large players in health care start supporting alternative therapies, it's becoming clear that the time has come for mainstreaming alternative therapies for pain. Relying on opioids as a first-line pain therapy has proved to be a bad idea. It's time to give ancient practices their rightful place at the table.

Studies Recommend Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Treatment, Part 1

Acupuncture Needles
Dr. Kathleen Bartlett reports on numerous high-quality studies that have investigated the use of acupuncture for treating chronic pain. Spoiler alert: the research indicates that acupuncture is an effective treatment for pain. This is part one in a series where Dr. Bartlett summarizes her extensive research.

The Dynamic Healing Power of Homeopathy

Homeopathic Remedies
According to the World Health Organization, homeopathy is the second largest type of therapy in the world. It is used successfully by millions of people around the globe to treat acute medical conditions and chronic diseases. Learn more about how it works and how you can incorporate it into your health care regimen.