An Introduction to Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine combines the best of biomedicine with a broader understanding of the nature of illness, healing, and wellness. It makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches and evidence-based modalities to achieve optimal health and healing. Rachel Waldman, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, from the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center, will discuss how the center provides health care using an integrative approach that includes nutritional consultations, Chinese medicine and acupuncture, massage and bodywork, and integrative psychotherapy. This workshop will illustrate an integrative medicine approach using examples of common health issues, including digestive ailments, infertility, cancer, and pain.

Thursday, Feb. 19, East Baltimore, noon to 1 p.m.

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