Welcome to Integrative Medicine Consultants
We listen for your benefit,
Combining all effective therapies for best health.
Frankie Winegardner, PA-C, MPAS, CHTP
Katherine Broman, MD
507 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Phone: 641-357-HEAL (4325)
The Integrative Medicine Wheel is a practical tool for introducing the concept of integrative medicine to health care practitioners and the lay public.† It graphically illustrates the spectrum of modalities comprised by the field of integrative medicine.† Itís purpose is to inspire dialog about treatment options for a given health condition, and complementary relationships among them.
William Collinge, Ph.D.
The Integrative Medicine Wheel
Copyright 2000 by William Collinge, Ph.D.
You may have the best doctors and effective medications, but you may still need MORE options for taking care of yourself and improving your health and well-being!
If you are looking for more ways to live as well as you can, Integrative Medicine may have something to offer you.
What is Integrative Medicine?
The use of conventional medical treatments and alternative treatments for which there is scientific evidence of their safety and effectiveness.
An approach to practice that considers the mind-body-spirit connection within the patient and regards the patient as a whole.
A growing field of medicine in which the patient and providers work together to develop a diagnostic and therapeutic program that draws on a variety of traditions and modalities to address an individualís specific needs.
Treatment that intentionally uses conventional medical treatments alongside nutritional supplements, herbal remedies, massage, acupuncture, energy work, etc. for maximum health benefit.
Healthcare that integrates biomedicine, the complexity of human beings, the intrinsic nature of healing and the rich diversity of therapeutic systems based on rigorous scientific studies, new models of clinical care, and innovative educational programs.
Who can use this?
Those people interested in disease prevention and improving overall health.
People of all ages
People with chronic disease such as:† Heart Disease, Arthritis, Irritable Bowel Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
People† with chronic or acute pain conditions such as muscle aches or strains.
People who would like a consultation regarding herbal or supplemental therapies they have initiated.
People learning to live with a persistent or irreversible diagnosis.