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An approach to the era of the medicine that views health care to be a partnership between physician and patient, and considers holistic approach to treatment that blends conventional (allopathic), complementary, and alternative therapies in conjunction with lifestyle practices as right for the person and his health status and health conditions. Many people define integrative medicine like a mixture of Western and Eastern medicines. An integrative approach might incorporate Rehab, ACUPUNCTURE, physical exercise, and NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS (NSAIDs) to help remedy chronic back pain, one example is, or recommend tai chi classes (a kind of martial-art that emphasizes slow, graceful movements and balance) in addition to prescriptions to deal with signs of PARKINSON’S DISEASE. Numerous U.S. medical schools are beginning to make available programs of study in integrative medicine for physicians.