When it comes to solving all the small aches and pains in your muscles and bones, your best option may be to work with a holistic practitioner. As many people are unaware of how holistic medicine works, here are some tips that can help you select the best holistic practitioner:
Tip # 1 – Education and background
What type of education and experience does the practitioner come with? They must hold a state license and they must have at least 3 years of clinical training. Most holistic practitioners will hold a degree that focuses on sports medicine or nutrition.
Tip # 2 – What type of practices do they use?
Are you going to receive massage therapy treatment, acupuncture, or tea treatments? Discuss the different services the holistic practitioner will offer so you know a little bit more about what you are getting into. You want to work with a provider that offers multiple services and takes a good look at each patient to specialize a treatment program for them, not just a “one size fits all” program. If you feel their chiropractic marketing techniques are designed to trick people into receiving treatment, look for a new provider.
Tip # 3 – How much will their treatment program cost?
Do you have to purchase the herbal teas and remedies from the practitioner or can you buy them anywhere. You need to make sure the practitioner is not trying to get rich off you and that they want to help you get better without causing you to go into debt.
Tip # 4 – Does the practitioner listen to you?
It is important to work with an individual that listens to you. They need to understand your devotion to traditional medicine and help you find a treatment program that fits your lifestyle.
Tip # 5 – Does the practitioner explain your treatment program?
In addition to giving you a thorough evaluation and a treatment program, do they explain how the different medicines and treatments will help you?