Dr. Angelica Kokkalis, O.M.D L.Ac.

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Is Acupuncture combined with Western medicine?

CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) is combined with Western medicine  Oriental medicine in the United States has strong ties with western healing systems.  It is not a substitute for western medicine.  They are both complementary systems.  Generally speaking, western medicine is best for acute illnesses and for diagnostic procedures.  Chronic illnesses often respond better to Oriental medicine.   […]