Complementary Medicine Holistic Health Terms Defined Complementary Medicine
Alternative and complementary medicine terms defined. Holistic health theories defined.
Complementary Medicine Complementary medicine is used together with conventional (allopathic) medicine. The term complementary medicine refers to non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical techniques which are used in conjunction with medical treatments such as drugs and surgery. The term implies that allopathic medicine is used as a primary tool and the non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical techniques are used as a supplemental tool when needed.