Integrative Health News

Integrative Health is healing-oriented medicine that honors the whole person (body, mind, spirit, and interconnection), including all aspects of lifestyle.

 

Learn more about UW Health Integrative Health in the news articles below.

 

Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

A patient arrives at UW Health’s Integrative Health Clinic with chronic gastrointestinal complaints. Rather than simply prescribe a new medication or different diet, David Kiefer, MD, spends an hour delving into the woman’s medical histor...
3/13/2019 | Providing a Nudge Toward Healing Through Integrative Health

Bringing Release to 'Knotty' Muscles

Bringing Release to

It can come out of nowhere: one minute you’re fine, and the next a spot of painful muscle zings to an aching awareness below your shoulder blade. What Are Muscle Knots Commonly known as muscle knots, these tender spots are sometimes a...
1/24/2019 | Bringing Release to 'Knotty' Muscles

Slow Down and Savor Summer

Slow Down and Savor Summer

For many of us, the summer months have flown by in a fog of activity. Before you know it, the leaves will turn and cool temperatures will set in. To make the most of the last days of summer, the UW Health Mindfulness Program offers you four...
8/31/2018 | Slow Down and Savor Summer

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

Just about everywhere you turn, there’s an article extolling the benefits of mindfulness. Some suggest just minutes a day is all it takes, while others recommend eating mindfully or even mindful dog walking. With so much information available, ...
7/23/2018 | How Often Should You Practice Mindfulness?

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

If you start to sweat at the thought of your blood pressure skyrocketing, you may be on to something.People have touted the benefits of sauna therapy for hundreds of years, and increasingly, studies are finding that there is something to this age-old...
10/16/2017 | Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Acupuncture for Athletes

Acupuncture for Athletes

A Wisconsin race walker kept one part of her pre-race routine secret: her regular acupuncture visits. “She and her trainer both thought that was a big part of her winning, and they didn’t want people to know so she wouldn’t lose her...
5/15/2017 | Acupuncture for Athletes