The Duke Integrative Medicine Model
At Duke Integrative Medicine, we take a team approach to your healthcare in a unique, healing environment. Through an individualized partnership with a core team of expert integrative medical professionals—your own physician, nurse, and health coach—you have the opportunity to have a deep and personal experience that will set you on a different path to health from one you have known before.
Duke Integrative Medicine offers unique strategies designed to help you realize your best possible health:
Planning for health.
Working in partnership with you, our team of professionals takes the time to create a customized, proactive, long-term health plan that helps you live life to its fullest.
A focus on healing.
We give you the treatment plan and ongoing support you need after a major medical or life event to be sure that you heal completely—physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Attending to all aspects of your health.
We help you to incorporate the most effective strategies into your life—medical treatment and advice, mindfulness meditation, nutrition, supplements, acupuncture, movement and exercise, therapeutic massage, and mind body techniques.
Supporting your lifestyle changes.
Your integrative team—physician, nurse, and health coach—partners with you over time to be sure you have all of the tools to adopt healthier habits and life skills.
Your Duke integrative team takes the time to understand who you are and works with you to create a plan to address your health concerns and identify your health goals. Together you develop a comprehensive plan to achieve your goals, integrating the very best conventional medicine has to offer with proven-effective complementary therapies delivered by our expert clinicians:
- Health Coaches
- Health Psychologists
- Massage Therapists
- Exercise physiologists
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Coordinating a patient´s care over the long-term is a cornerstone of Duke Integrative Medicine. Our team works together, learning about your history and consulting with your other physicians and health care providers. They examine the lifestyle and nutritional influences on your health and illness; offer treatments in addition to drugs and surgery; and understand the innate potential you have for self-repair and healing. Whether you are managing a chronic condition, recovering from surgery, or want to boost your overall level of energy and well-being, our integrative approach allows you to achieve your optimum health.
We offer many ways to help you optimize your health and manage your health concerns with the best practices available: