FAQ – Harford Holistic Center
What is Holistic Medicine?
Holistic medicine is the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind and spirit. The practice of holistic medicine is inclusive and comprehensive, employing both conventional western (or allopathic medicine) and all of the more common therapies that most people think of as alternative or complementary medicine to promote optimal health and to prevent and treat disease.
How can holistic medicine benefit me?
The definition of health goes far beyond the mere absence of discomfort or illness. A comprehensive focus on healing all the life issues that may be contributing to illness lies at the heart of holistic medicine. If you are suffering from a chronic disease or trying to improve the quality of your life, you may want the support of a holistic physician. One of the advantages of holistic medicine is that its combined use of complementary and conventional therapies often make it possible to use lower dosages of medications to good effect, thereby minimizing harmful side effects.
Will my insurance cover treatment?
Primary care services are usually covered by insurance. Some insurance companies cover alternative therapies while others do not. Please check your individual policy for reimbursement. Payment is due at the time of service.