Why Holistic Medicine is the Healthier Approach to Getting (and Staying) Well

List: Posted: 10/10/11

Holistic medicine, called alternative medicine by some, is a different way of looking at the health and well-being of a patient.  It looks at more than just the physical symptoms, unlike the doctors of Western medicine, and considers the spiritual and emotional aspects of health, as well. 

 

It delves into the nutritional, environmental, social and lifestyle of the person being treated and seeks to heal all aspects of their condition.  The goal is to achieve a healthy balance in all areas, which the practitioners hope will remedy the ailments.

 

In holistic medicine, the treatments are often herbal and are far healthier than many of the drugs used in other areas of medicine.  For many, this is an ideal way to treat some of common health issues.  However, even the practitioners realize that sometimes, their holistic approach isn't enough.  They will still incorporate drugs and surgery if there is no other way of treating patients.

 

Why would someone choose to incorporate holistic medicine into their life rather than seeking the traditional help of a 'regular' doctor?  For starters, the holistic approach is going to mean less medication.  This is often a cheaper alternative that some people like.  Another problem with traditional medicine is that they over-prescribe drugs and this can lead to a host of other problems such as sickness. 

 

When going the holistic route, your body is not going to be subject to as many chemicals.  The help that you receive through holistic healing is healthier and safer, at least in the opinion of its enthusiasts.

 

Doctors & Physicians: Alternative Medicine

    Welcome to Loudoun Holistic Health Partners We offer a variety of services to help patients achieve optimal health including: Comprehensive General Wellness Consultations Healthy Aging Stress Management Healthy Weight Maintenance Purification Program Comprehensive Nutritional Testing Hormonal Testing Chronic Lyme Treatment Laboratory services on-site Chronic Medical Care

    • 209 Old Waterford Rd Nw
    • Leesburg, VA 20176
    • (703) 779-2801

      We are a full service chiropractic office that has been helping the people of Ashburn since 2000. Dr. Solomon uses many gentle techniques to get you better. The office has an x-ray unit on site and utilize therapy to reduce pain quickly and effectively.

      • 44110 Ashburn Shopping Plz #158
      • Ashburn, VA 20147
      • (703) 723-6800

        Dr. Chad Parsons has been practicing in Northern Virginia since 2001, though he was born and raised in Northeastern Ohio. After attending Kent State University, he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Chad, as his patients know him, is committed to keeping up with the latest methods and approaches used in the field of Chiropractic Medicine. He also belongs to the International Chiropractic Association (ICA) and the World Chiropractic Association (WCA), two of the largest chiropractic organizations in the world. Dr. Chad has another important mission in life, in addition to providing quality health care. His nephew, Mark, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when he was three years old. Since that time Chad and his family have participated in walks and other fundraising activities for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). They hope that some day their efforts will help find a cure for diabetes. Dr. Parsons decided to take his support for the foundation one step further a couple of years ago and began hosting an annual golf outing for the JDRF to help raise even more money.

        • 44715 Brimfield Dr Ste 220 Ste 220
        • Ashburn, VA 20147
        • (703) 297-8760

          At Ashburn Chiropractic and Rehab in Ashburn, VA, Dr. Aloysius M. Broussard is a leading provider of chiropractic care. Dr. Broussard believes in empowering and inspiring patients to take an active role in their health and wellness. His philosophy, "Let chiropractic get your life back and the pieces together" is the cornerstone of his practice philosophy. Dr. Broussard helps patients dealing with headaches, back pain, sports injuries, personal injuries and various other conditions that affect the human body. From infants to the elderly, Dr. Broussard treats patients at all stages of life, including women who are pregnant. Dr. Broussard grew up in Southern California and earned his Bachelors of Science degree from Arizona State University. While attending ASU, he played Pack-10 football for the Sun Devils. After graduating from ASU with a Bachelors of Science he wanted to further his education as a Chiropractor. This led his family and himself to Life University (Atlanta, Georgia) where he participated in Rugby and graduated from Life in 2012 with his Masters in Sports Health Sciences and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Broussard lives in Ashburn, VA with is wife Tracy and three children Jauncea, Milan, and Genevieve. When not at work he can be found at the gym or out with his family having dinner. His hobbies include watching sports, attending church, and participating in all of his family’s weekly functions.

          • 44121 Harry Byrd Highway Suite 125 Ste 125
          • Ashburn, VA 20147
          • (571) 222-6038

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