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“Integrative medicine” is probably a term many Beliefnet readers are familiar with. It attracts people who aren’t about to give up the idea that their doctors should have MD degrees, but who want a more holistic approach to healthcare that “integrates” practices from chiropractic care to acupuncture to massage therapy to nutritional supplementation. At a time when stress-related symptoms and diseases are rampant, it’s an appealing and empowering idea to have a doctor who is open to the idea of “body, mind, and spirit.”
But how do you find an integrative physician? After the break, here’s a list of organizations that maintain databases of practitioners by region, town, or zip code.
- Research holistic-minded MDs, dentists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and more with Psychology Today’s Practitioner Finder
- Find out about research and clinical trials at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Integrative Service
- Part of the National Institutes of Health, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine features the latest research on integrative medicine, and also offers a list of questions to ask your doctor
- The Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at Columbia University maintains a list of other reliable websites for more information