Welcome to Keweenaw Holistic Family Medicine
"The physician is only the servant of Nature, not her master. Therefore, it behooves medicine to follow the will of nature."-- Paracelsus
Keweenaw Holistic Family Medicine is a medical practice located in Calumet offering primary care for the whole family.
I want my patients to be healthy, not just between visits, but for life. Therefore, I combine conventional medications with nutritional supplements and lifestyle changes to help you maximize your health. In addition, I also spend a larger amount of time with each patient to explain your options and allow you to take an active role in making your treatment decisions.
What Is Holistic Medicine?
Holistic medicine is a "whole person" approach to healthcare. A holistic practitioner:
1) views the patient as being ultimately responsible for his/her wellbeing;
2) fosters and maintains a partnership with the patient, using therapies with which both feel comfortable;
3) evaluates and recommends treatment options that address the cause of an illness, as well as the symptoms.
With a focus on treating not only the body, but also the mind and spirit, holistic medicine encompasses a wide range of healing modalities to help each person return to health.
In conjunction with conventional medicine, a number of complementary therapies and treatments may be used such as:
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