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NorthEast Internal & Integrative Medicine, located in Concord, NC, is an adult primary care practice that uses a holistic approach to personalized healthcare. Our practice combines traditional primary care with evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine therapies to promote wellness.
Integrative Medicine is a relatively new medical discipline that combines mainstream medical therapies with non-conventional therapies. However, Integrative Medicine only uses complementary therapies for which there is scientific evidence of safety and effectiveness. In short, Integrative Medicine utilizes all appropriate, evidenced-based therapies to achieve a desirable state of health.
Services Provided at NorthEast Internal & Integrative Medicine
Preventive annual physicals
Healthy lifestyle changes
Nutrition and supplement counseling
Treatment of chronic disease
Treatment of short-term "acute" illness such as colds, sinusitis, etc.
Non-narcotic treatment of chronic pain conditions
Osteopathic Manipulation (aka Counterstrain)
Herbal and nutritional supplement retail pharmacy
Some of the available Integrative Medicine therapies include the following:
Acupuncture is the strategic and mostly painless insertion of fine needles into points on the body's surface for the purpose of stimulating healing and balance in the body and mind.
Massage Therapy is a form of manual therapy using touch and tissue manipulation. There are many different forms, including Swedish, relaxation, sports and reflexology massages.
Nutritional Therapy focuses on eating or eliminating particular foods, and/or supplementing with vitamins or other nutrients for therapeutic benefit.
Osteopathy is a system of medicine based on the theory that disturbances in the musculoskeletal system affect other parts of the body, causing many disorders that can be corrected by manual therapies like manipulation. D.O.s are Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine that can also employ conventional medical, surgical, pharmacological and therapeutic procedures.
Therapeutic Touch is based on the theory that a practitioner can facilitate energy exchange by using his/her hands as a focus for relaxation that will in turn promote health and healing.
NorthEast Internal & Integrative Medicine provides new and existing patients the following forms for download to complete and bring to your appointment: