The use of alternative medicine in combination with conventional medicine has been increasing in recent years. “Conventional medicine, at its foundation, focuses on biochemistry of cells, tissue and organs. Energy Medicine, at its foundation, focuses on the energy fields of the body that organize and control the growth and repair of cells, tissues, and organs….” (David Feinstein, PhD).
Energy Medicine is useful in the management of autoimmune disorders to bolster the body’s energetic foundation, mobilize its inherent healing forces, create space to move toxins, release restrictions and stress, and re-establish connections between the right and left sides of the brain to the right and left sides of the body. Connect PT's Karen Bruno, PT uses these principles of Energy Medicine in combination with traditional techniques to teach patients how to easily and comfortably engage in self-healing to reduce pain and stress for greater balance, resilience, and adaptability.
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