Homeopathy is a pseudoscientific system of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine is any practice that aims to achieve the healing effects of medicine, but which lacks biological plausibility and is untested, untestable or proven ineffective. Complementary medicine (CM), complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrated medicine or integrative medicine (IM), and holistic medicine are among many rebrandings of the same phenomenon. Alternative therapies share in common that they reside outside of medical science and instead rely on pseudoscience. Traditional practices become “alternative” when used outside their […]
WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points. HOW DOES IT WORK? For thousands of years Chinese Medicine has acknowledged that there is a vital life force […]
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, or OMT, is a set of hands-on techniques used by osteopathic physicians (DOs) to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury. Using OMT, a DO moves a patient’s muscles and joints using techniques that include stretching, gentle pressure and resistance.
Interventional Pain Management Treatments Interventional Pain Management: A discipline of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain disorders. Interventional Pain Management can be an excellent alternative for patients who have not found relief from other treatment methods. These procedures may be the solution for patients suffering from chronic pain. Dr. Fernandez offers […]