Brain Tumor Center
The Piedmont Brain Tumor Center wants each patient to know that they will be treated as an individual with an individual set of problems and needs. By listening to the patient and understanding their disease, we can recommend options to add to standard treatments that will help improve their health and quality of life.
Integrative Medicine- A healing oriented medicine that takes a look at the patient as a whole person including the body, mind and spirit and all aspects of an individual's life style. The emphasis is on using all appropriate therapies including conventional and alternative.
According to the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine1 the defining principles of Integrative Medicine are:
Functional Medicine- Functional medicine is personalized medicine that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes of disease rather than symptoms of disease. It is a science-based field of health care that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century.
According to the Institute for Functional Medicine2 the practice of Functional Medicine is grounded in the following principles:
Health as a positive vitality
1 Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine - www.integrativemedicine.arizona.edu
2 The Institute for Functional Medicine - www.functionalmedicine.org
For more information about these modalities contact Freda.firstname.lastname@example.org