Complementary medicine is treatment and medicine that you use in addition to your doctor's standard care. (The
word "complementary" means "in addition to.") It includes mind and body practices like acupuncture, natural health
products like dietary supplements, and alternative health approaches like traditional Chinese medicine and
When complementary medicine is used along with standard, mainstream medicine, it is called integrative health
care or integrative medicine.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine