Integrating complementary/alternative medicine into primary care: evaluating …

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Stanley F Wainapel,1 Stephanie Rand,1 Loren M Fishman,2 Jennifer Halstead-Kenny1

1The Arthur S Abramson Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, 2Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Abstract: The magnitude with that patients implement treatments encompassed by a tenure complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) is good documented. A series of these therapies are commencement to be integrated into contemporary medical practice. This essay examines 3 of them: osteopathic manipulation, yoga, and acupuncture, with a concentration on their physiological effects, efficiency in treating medical conditions ordinarily encountered by practitioners, precautions or contraindications, and ways in that they can be incorporated into clinical practice. Physicians should customarily obtain information about use of CAM as partial of their studious story and should cruise their purpose formed on physiological effects and clinical investigate results.

Keywords: unifying medicine, osteopathic manipulation, yoga, pain-killer therapy

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